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March 24, 2018

Multimedia Features

January 29, 2018

Cardboard cradle

Cardboard Cradle Project

Allen Samuels, a retired U-M dean and professor, has worked with School of Social Work alumna Lindsay "Charlie" Brink to develop a set of low-cost products to potentially enhance infant safety during sleep time, including a cardboard cradle shown in this video. Samuels uses his spare time to help U-M students develop their own designs and launch businesses that tackle social issues and empower others.

January 26, 2018

EEB photo contest

This photo of a venomous frog, taken by graduate student instructor Anat Belasen, won first place in the 10th annual Photographer at Large Contest for students, postdocs, faculty and staff of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Other winners include luminescent mushrooms, bug sex, ember writing on a starry night and an iguana back scratch session. Read more about the winners, and view a gallery of all entries.

January 25, 2018

Privacy — we are our choices

Privacy - We are our choices

Pervasive data collection can mean a loss in privacy. The choices we make can determine how much privacy we lose. This video explores why you may feel like you have the "Lost Privacy Blues."

January 24, 2018

Organic solar cells

Stephen Forrest | Organic Solar Cells

In an advance that could push cheap, ubiquitous solar power closer to reality, U-M researchers have found a way to coax electrons to travel much further than was previously thought possible in the materials often used for organic solar cells and other organic semiconductors. In this video, Stephen Forrest, the Peter A. Franken Distinguished University Professor of Engineering and Paul G. Goebel Professor of Engineering, discusses the process and the future of organic solar cells.

January 23, 2018


This drawing, titled "Pride," by nursing student Kaylee Yang took first place in the recent As I See It Drawing Competition conducted by Arts at Michigan. View a page of photos by the other finalists and a description of their work. People can also vote through noon Feb. 2 for their favorite photos of campus architecture in the current round of the periodic contest.