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December 18, 2017

Multimedia Features

November 21, 2017

Learning from burning

Intentional Burn Plots Create a Century of Michigan Forest History

In October, researchers and firefighters established a sixth controlled "burn plot" at the U-M Biological Station near Pellston, Michigan, in a long-running experiment to approximate, on a tiny scale, the lumbering and wildfire disturbances that transformed Upper Great Lakes forests more than a century ago. In this video, researchers explain how burn plots established over the years provide information about how forests recover from such disturbances.

November 20, 2017

Faster 3-D printing

Algorithms for faster 3-D printing

Researchers at the College of Engineering have developed algorithms to speed up consumer 3-D printers without sacrificing quality. This video outlines the research conducted in the Smart and Sustainable Automation Research Lab under Chinedum Okwudire, associate professor of mechanical engineering. The research was led by Ph.D. candidates Deokkyun Yoon and Molong Duan.

November 17, 2017

Navigate to Michigan

Veterans & Military Members: Navigate to Michigan

U-M values the unique experiences and perspectives that veterans and military members bring to the diverse campus community, and it provides the resources and expertise to help them thrive. In this video, student veterans discuss what drew them to the university.

November 16, 2017

Staff Impact Awards

University of Michigan Staff Impact Awards

To recognize the outstanding contributions of its staff, U-M has created the Staff Impact Awards to celebrate those who champion volunteerism and service within the university — going above and beyond by taking on additional challenges. In this video, Kevin Hegarty, executive vice president and chief financial officer, describes what the university is seeking to recognize with the new awards.

November 15, 2017

Dramatizing injustice

U-M Theatre & Drama Presents "Blood at the Root"

Racially motivated criminal injustice is the topic of "Blood at the Root," a drama by School of Music, Theatre & Dance alumna Dominique Morisseau being presented Thursday through Sunday by the Department of Theatre & Drama. Each performance will be followed by moderated discussions about the play's issues, which reverberate today. In this video, the director and some of the student actors discuss the impact of the play, which centers around the 2006 "Jena Six" case in Louisiana.