Older adults and marijuana
Few older adults use medical marijuana, but a majority support its use if a doctor recommends it, according to new findings from the U-M and AARP National Poll on Healthy Aging. In this video, poll director Preeti Malani, professor of internal medicine and U-M's chief health officer, discusses some of the poll's findings regarding attitudes about marijuana use for medical purposes, its perceived benefits, and support for marijuana-related policies.
Wolverines fall to Villanova
U-M students cheer the Wolverines during Monday's national championship game against the Villanova Wildcats at a Crisler Center watch party. Although Michigan held an early lead, Villanova took control to win the men's college basketball title, 79-62. Read more about the championship game, view photos from the game, and see what players have to say about Coach John Beilein and his impact on their thrilling season. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)
Flight test facility
M-Air is a new outdoor fly lab for testing autonomous aerial vehicles at U-M. The $800,000, netted, four-story complex lets researchers and students safely push algorithms and equipment to their limits. In this video, Ella Atkins, professor of aerospace engineering, and graduate students Prashin Sharma and Matthew Romano describe the benefits of the new facility.
Rogel Cancer Center
In honor of Richard and Susan Rogel's many years of service and giving to U-M — most recently a $150 million gift to aid cancer research and care — the Board of Regents on Thursday renamed the Comprehensive Cancer Center the Rogel Cancer Center. In this video, the Rogels discuss what inspired their gift, and university officials explain how it will enable U-M to expand the scope of cancer research.
Innovation on the mat
Lisa Hass, senior associate athletic trainer for U-M women's gymnastics, wraps around gymnast Emma McLean's custom heel cup before a recent gymnastics meet. The heel cup, designed by a College of Engineering professor and technician, allowed McLean to compete in this year's Big Ten Championship following a soft-tissue bruise. (Photo courtesy of Michigan Athletics)