Forever, Go Blue!
A quartet of nursing majors celebrate their graduation with a batch of bubbles at Saturday's 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony. An estimated 7,000 graduates, along with thousands of family and friends, were on hand for the festivities at Michigan Stadium. View a gallery of images from various graduation exercises across campus. (Photo by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)
Empowering diversity and disability
Performing standard patient examinations can pose challenges for doctors with limited mobility. Molly Fausone, a third-year U-M medical student paralyzed from the chest down with limited use of her hands, uses a special device that helps her overcome these basic obstacles. In this video, Fausone and David Lorch, program director for the Global Challenges for the Third Century Initiative on Deep Monitoring, discuss how the device was developed.
The value of studying 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.
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)
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)