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  • Sep 25

    Building an Inclusive Community

    Lessons for a Post-Affirmative Action Era, a Michigan Online teach-out, 1-2 p.m. virtual

  • Sep 26

    Blurring Boundaries

    A Theatrical Journey Through Cultural Identity, with Iranian artist Orkideh Torabi, 5:30-7 p.m., Rackham Graduate School, Amphitheatre

  • Sep 27

    Equity & Justice in the Energy Transition

    With Shalanda H. Baker, director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the U.S. Department of Energy, 10-11 a.m., Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Robertson Auditorium

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A photo of Elaine Reed
“As a young kid, I was just absolutely amazed by robots. I would watch ‘Lost in Space’ and … think, ‘This is so cool, I’ve got to have one.’”

— Elaine Reed, the arts programming coordinator with Michigan Medicine’s Gifts of Art Program, who has a collection of more than 250 robot figurines

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It Happened at Michigan

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‘Jazz Goes to College’

A University of Michigan audience helped make pianist Dave Brubeck an icon of 20th-century jazz. Brubeck made national headlines in 1954 with the release of “Jazz Goes to College,” which lists U-M as the recording venue. The Brubeck quartet actually performed off-campus at the Masonic Temple on Fourth Avenue.

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    • Pamela Davis-Kean

    “Patience is another name for self-regulation, which is both behavioral and emotional,” said Pamela Davis-Kean, professor of psychology, who believes kids as young as 6 can start to think about their own behavior and its consequences and better understand the concept of patience, despite the fact that kids have immediate access to so many things that have led them to expect instant gratification.

    The Washington Post
    • Andrew Gronewold

    “We can translate what we learn … to other lakes and waterbodies around the world, but ultimately to any freshwater body that crosses a political boundary,” said Andrew Gronewold, associate professor of environment and sustainability and of civil and environmental engineering, who heads the new National Science Foundation-funded Global Center for Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Transboundary Waters.

    Michigan Radio
    • Joseph Ladines-Lim

    “Patients are deliberately not answering because they don’t want to — maybe because they feel uncomfortable talking about firearms with their doctor or other health provider. At the same time … there’s a lot of ambivalence from providers about asking their patients about firearms during the course of a routine visit,” said Joseph Ladines-Lim, a resident in internal medicine and pediatrics.