'Until We Meet Again'
Alyssa Abbate, a junior studying communications, joins others in painting messages on the floor of the Michigan Union's outside patio during Thursday's "Until We Meet Again" celebration of the Union before it closes for major renovations at the end of this month. The event also featured interactive displays including a virtual reality experience, giveaways, performances and refreshments.
Paula Sorrell, director of the U-M Economic Growth Institute, speaks to a Capitol Hill briefing in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday about the benefits of a U.S. Department of Defense-funded program coordinated by the institute that assists small and medium-sized defense supply manufacturers in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. The Defense Manufacturing Assistance Program has had an outstanding record of keeping many of these companies alive and thriving. (Photo by Mike Waring, Washington Office)
Golden Apple Lecture
Sandra R. Levitsky, associate professor of sociology, delivers her "ideal last lecture" as the 2018 recipient of the Golden Apple Award. Each year, Golden Apple recipients are asked to deliver a lecture as though it were their last. Levitsky's lecture, delivered Monday evening at Rackham Auditorium, touched on her road to becoming a teacher, the underlying optimism behind sociology, and how using one's voice to promote social change is a politically powerful form of optimism. (Photo by Peter Matthews, Michigan Photography)
'A nice moment'
This photo by LSA junior Ben Hsu, titled "A nice moment," took first place in the most recent As I See It Photo Competition, which was built around the theme of "Happiness." View a page of photos by the other finalists and a description of their work. This was Arts at Michigan's final As I See It competition for the 2017-18 year.
Research through making
The Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning's Research Through Making enables faculty to engage in architecture research or creative projects that are predicated on making. Seed funding is competitively awarded annually for up to five projects. This video illustrates one of five projects recently awarded funding and which will be on display at the Liberty Annex Gallery through May 6.