Symphony Band history
U-M's band tradition is more than 120 years old. It will be celebrated Sunday afternoon with a free Symphony Band "retro" concert at Hill Auditorium that is a reminder of when Sunday afternoon concerts were standard for the Symphony Band. In this video, Director of Bands Michael Haithcock discusses the history of bands at U-M and some of the people who helped form that history.
Stamps School gallery
The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design will host a public open house for its new downtown Ann Arbor gallery space from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. In this video, Stamps Dean Guna Nadarajan explains how the new gallery will help extend the school's creative efforts into the community.
U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, met last week with more than 100 students from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business in Washington, D.C., during their participation in the Washington Campus program. Each year, U-M Masters in Accounting students visit the nation's capital to learn about public policy and its implications for business. (Photo by Mike Waring, Washington Office)
M-BARC: 100-year orbiting time capsule
They're calling it the first space time capsule. As part of U-M's bicentennial, a team of students will interview 1,000 members of the U-M community and launch their stories into orbit for 100 years. In this video, Aaron Ridley, professor of climate and space sciences and engineering, and honors academic adviser in the College of Engineering, discusses the project along with student team members.
'They’re Not So Fragile'
One reason Jacqueline Kaufman, associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, started a hockey team for kids with cerebral palsy, autism, ADHD and other conditions was to prove "they're not so fragile." In this video, Kaufman explains how she was motivated to create the team and how it helps its young members.