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May 24, 2018

Multimedia Features

April 26, 2018

The value of studying abroad

Volker Sick on Why Students Should Study Abroad

Volker Sick, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, professor of mechanical engineering, and associate vice president for research, natural sciences and engineering, talks about the importance of including international education as part of students' college experience. Sick, who has promoted various study abroad programs for engineering students, is this year's recipient of U-M's President's Award for Distinguished Service in International Education.

April 25, 2018

2017 Distinguished Dissertation Awards

The 2017 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recipients were honored Tuesday. Awardees received a $1,000 honorarium recognizing exceptional scholarly work and completion of their doctoral degrees in 2017. Award winners pictured from left are Jeremy Hoskins, Yue Shao, Kevin Golovin, Wenyu Gu, Jordan Harrison and Sara Meerow. Not pictured: Kyle Grady, Jenny Kreiger, Oana Mateescu and Steven Roberts. The annual competition is co-sponsored by ProQuest and Rackham Graduate School. View a full list of winners and honorable mentions. (Photo by Jameson Staneluis)

April 24, 2018

MDining on ice

MDining's John Merucci, chef de cuisine at South Quad, and Martin Folk, general Manager for Residential Dining, recently braved northern Canadian temperatures to compete in an ice carving competition at the Long John Jamboree 2018 in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. MDining received a bronze medal for the design showing the progression of the dining industry using the style of Diego Riviera’s Detroit Institute of Arts mural. The final design was developed and sketched out by William Kliber, assistant manager of MDining Retail. (Photo courtesy of MDining)

April 23, 2018

2018 UROP Symposium

More than 1,000 U-M undergraduate students presented research on topics ranging from autoimmune optic neuropathy to refugee rights as part of the 2018 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Spring Symposium, which took place last week at the Michigan Union. The UROP symposium allows first- and second-year students the chance to share what they have learned from working alongside faculty and staff mentors from across U-M on research in the sciences, humanities and arts. (Photo by Rutherford Thomas)

April 20, 2018

Weiser Hall dedication

From left, Donald Schmitt, principal architect at Diamond Schmitt Architects; U-M alumni and donors Eileen and Ronald Weiser; and LSA Dean Andrew Martin cut a ceremonial ribbon on Tuesday to mark the dedication of Weiser Hall. The building, formerly known as the Dennison Building, has undergone an extensive renovation to house a number of interdisciplinary and internationally-focused units in LSA, including the International Institute. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg)