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June 24, 2017

Multimedia Features

April 20, 2017

Clinical Simulation Center

Expanding the Clinical Simulation Center at Michigan Medicine -

Michigan Medicine will more than double the size of its Clinical Simulation Center, an innovative instructional learning laboratory used to train health care professionals. This video explores the purpose of the center, which will benefit from a $4.75 million renovation of the Medical Science Building II to add a second Clinical Simulation Center location.

April 20, 2017

Cuba's beating heart

University of Michigan Jazz Students Visit Cuba

For students of jazz percussion, Cuba is the holy grail of influence. The rhythms, instruments and techniques that began on that island nation have created some of the world’s most influential regional music. Led by Michael Gould, professor of music (jazz percussion), 12 students from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance recently had the opportunity to hear, see and perform with Cuban jazz artists in person. In this video, Gould and several of the students reflect on what they learned.

April 19, 2017

Fake news, facts, and alternative facts

University of Michigan Teach-Out: Fake News, Facts, and Alternative Facts

The proliferation of news stories that are either downright false or, at the very least, misleading is at the heart of U-M's second "teach-out." Three faculty members from the Department of Communication Studies will present "Fake News, Facts, and Alternative Facts" to enrolled online learners beginning Friday. In this video, Brian Weeks and Josh Pasek, both assistant professors of communication studies, discuss some of the topics that will be discussed.

April 18, 2017

Suicide prevention

CAPS Suicide Prevention: A Focus on Faculty

Counseling and Psychological Services has released videos to help faculty assist students who may be thinking of suicide. Part of the "Do something: Stop Student Suicide" initiative, this video explores how students dealing with personal concerns and in distress typically show some outward signs that they are struggling in some way. A second video looks at using the strengths of community to combat students' feelings of being alone.

April 17, 2017

A new cube to spin

The World's Largest Free Standing Rubik's Cube

A giant Rubik's Cube newly installed on North Campus is believed to be the world’s largest hand-solvable, stationary version of the famous puzzle. This video shows the installation of the 1,500-pound, mostly aluminum apparatus, which was unveiled last week on the second floor of the G.G. Brown Building. It was imagined, designed and built by two teams of mechanical engineering undergraduate students.