August 01, 2021

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Coming Events

  • Jul 26

    Attend at Home — For the week of July 26

    Each week, U-M’s Arts & Culture website highlights selected virtual events or exhibitions around the university, and some events that are reopening to in-person activity.

    At home: Shrinking Cities in the U.S. and China: Challenges and Responses; Scott M. Peters, author of “Making Waves: Michigan’s Boat-Building Industry, 1865-2000”; “Commemorating the Greek War of Independence.”

    In-person: Matthaei Botanical Gardens’ “A Garden of Earthy Delights”; Summer “7 at 7” Carillon Series.

    The Record is suspending most daily Coming Events and its print-edition events calendar for the summer. All submitted campus events can be found at Happening @ Michigan.

More Events at Happening@Michigan

Spotlight

Darin Leese
“I like to pride myself as having the biggest collection of Ogunquit art in Michigan.”

— Darin Leese, a business systems analyst for My LINC through Information and Technology Services and an art collector

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This Week in U-M History

Apollo 15 carried a U-M crew when it flew to the moon July 26, 1971, with Col. David R. Scott, Maj. Alfred Worden and Col. James Irwin. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of July 19-Aug. 8.

Blue moon

Apollo 15 carried a U-M crew when it flew to the moon July 26, 1971, with Col. David R. Scott, Maj. Alfred Worden and Col. James Irwin. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of July 19-Aug. 8.

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    • Headshot of MaryCarol Hunter

    “You might feel a nature connection by simply looking at the sky, a nearby tree, branches swaying in the wind, or ice crystals on the stem of a nearby winter shrub,” said MaryCarol Hunter, associate professor emerita of environment and sustainability, whose research shows that 20 to 30 minutes of exposure to nature several times a week lowers our stress hormones.

    The Washington Post
    • Headshot of Sarah Clark

    “There is so much information that has come out about the COVID vaccine and it’s coming fast, it’s coming from a lot of different sources and it feels overwhelming. You can see why people might feel worried, a little confused and uncertain about what really is the best thing to do,” said Sarah Clark, co-director of the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.

    CNN
    • Headshot of Vivian Cheung

    “Oftentimes it’s not what you can do, but what you look like. Being an Asian, being a woman and being someone with a disability, I really do have to work many times harder to satisfy the general professional demands,” said Vivian Cheung, professor of pediatrics and human genetics.

    HuffPost
    • Headshot of Jerry Davis

    Major multinational corporations are often the only entities besides government with the clout to influence societal forces, said Jerry Davis, professor of management and organizations: “It’s very clear that some of the problems that we want to have solved are going to take scale, and that’s the kind of scale that only a government or a really big business can pull off. And if we don’t trust the government to do it, that just leaves Walmart and Amazon.”

    Vox