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October 21, 2017

Multimedia Features

September 8, 2017

Tooth trouble

Tooth trouble: Many middle-aged adults report dental pain, embarrassment and poor prevention

The dental health of middle-aged Americans faces a lot of problems right now, and an uncertain future to come, according to new results from the U-M National Poll on Healthy Aging. This video gives an overview of the findings that show one in three Americans between the ages of 50 and 64 say they're embarrassed by the condition of their teeth, while 40 percent of those polled don't get regular cleanings or other preventive care that can help prevent dental problems.

September 7, 2017

Kinetic sculpture

3 Cubes In A Seven Axis Relationship - G. G. Brown Sculpture

A new 14,000-pound, 25-foot-tall kinetic sculpture, "3 Cubes in a Seven Axis Relationship," was installed recently on North Campus in front of the entrance of G. G. Brown Building on Hayward Avenue. The sculpture is designed by Northern Californian artist Philip Stewart and took two years to complete after being commissioned by College of Engineering in honor of Charles M. Vest, a U-M alumnus, and former provost and engineering dean.

September 5, 2017

Welcome Back to Michigan

Welcome Back to Michigan

New discoveries, good friends, favorite places and amazing knowledge are waiting as we begin the academic year during the University of Michigan's Bicentennial. This video welcomes faculty, staff and students back to a new year and new adventures.

August 25, 2017

Spirit of Detroit Goes Blue!

Spirit of Detroit UM Bicentennial Jersey

The university celebrated its birthday Aug. 26, the day it was founded 200 years ago in Detroit. To mark the occasion, the Spirit of Detroit statue was dressed with a bicentennial T-shirt. This video captures the process of placing the maize and blue garb on the iconic structure at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, where it will remain for the rest of August. U-M will honor its ties to both the city and native peoples during a Sept. 15 festival in downtown Detroit.

August 22, 2017

Antarctic expedition

Antarctic Expedition: Probing the Southern Ocean

Melissa Duhaime, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, and Rachel Cable, a research technician in her lab, spent time on a Russian research vessel earlier this year as the ship circumnavigated Antarctica. Cable was there for the entire three-month voyage and was joined by Duhaime for about a month. In this video, they discuss the journey and how it fits in to Duhaime's research into the complex relationships between aquatic microbes, the viruses that infect them, and their environment.