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News for Faculty and Staff

December 18, 2017

Multimedia Features

November 7, 2017

The future of antibiotics

Nanobiotics: The Future of Antibiotics

Nicholas Kotov, Joseph B. and Florence V. Cejka Professor of Engineering, and J. Scott In this video,VanEpps, assistant professor of emergency medicine, are collaborating to create a new class of antibiotics known as nanobiotics. In this video, VanEpps and Kotov explain how specific antibiotic-resistant bacteria pose problems for those with medical devices, and how they are engineering nanoparticles to provide a remedy.

November 6, 2017

All things Planet Blue

U-M Sustainability/Planet Blue

You've probably seen the Planet Blue slogan around campus for several years now. Did you know how wide-reaching it is. This video provides an overview of Planet Blue, the university's initiative to promote sustainability efforts in the areas of education, research and campus operations and engagement.

November 3, 2017

Winfield Champion

Kelly Bates, call center associate supervisor at Michigan Medicine's Canton Health Center, was presented the inaugural Dr. Robert A. Winfield Champion Award at Wednesday's annual MHealthy Champion retreat. Created in honor of U-M's former chief health officer, who died last year, the award recognizes an MHealthy Champion who is making a positive difference by building a culture of health in their work unit and embodies Winfield's traits of compassion, motivation, grace and humor. From left are Daniel Winfield, Robert Winfield's son; Bates; and LaVaughn Palma-Davis, senior director of health and well-being services. (Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography)

November 2, 2017

The power of three

Scott VanEpps, assistant professor of emergency medicine, speaks about his group's project, Nanobiotics, at Wednesday's MCubed Symposium. The annual event highlights projects from U-M's innovative research funding initiative that pairs "cubes" of three researchers from at least two different disciplines. (Photo by Joseph Xu, College of Engineering)

November 1, 2017

Retirement health care planning

Planning for Health Care as a University of Michigan Retiree

Health care is an important consideration for faculty and staff nearing retirement. This video provides an overview of what benefits are available to eligible U-M retirees, important things to know about Medicare and how to plan for the cost of health care in retirement.