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  • Nov 22

    Translating Frequencies

    New body of exciting paintings by Detroit artist Samah Kthar, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., North Campus Research Complex Building 18, Connections Gallery, runs through Jan. 14, 2023

  • Nov 22

    Vantage of Perception

    Exhibition of new work by John Rizzo, a visual artist, sculptor, furniture maker and glass artist, 8 a.m.-5 p.m, North Campus Research Complex Building 18, Rotunda Gallery, runs through Jan. 14, 2023

  • Nov 29

    Religion & Feminism Author Roundtable

    Muslims, Saints, & Jewishness in Latin America & The Caribbean, with Ken Chitwood, Aliyah Khan, William Calvo-Quirós and Jocelyn Fenton Stitt, 2-4 p.m., virtual

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Spotlight

Blair Dudley, certified registered nurse anesthetist, who has been involved with CrossFit for about 10 years and recently began taking part in competitions

“Over time, I became more and more comfortable with those around me knowing that they were doing their own thing, I was doing my thing.”

— Blair Dudley, certified registered nurse anesthetist, who has been involved with CrossFit for about 10 years and recently began taking part in competitions

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U-M Heritage

Astronomer James Craig Watson was U-M's "brightest son." After discovering 22 asteroids between 1863-77, during a solar eclipse in 1878, Watson was sure he’d observed the rumored intra-mercurial planet Vulcan. He had hoped to better observe Vulcan and and record more extensive calculations but died two years later.

Vulcan’s muddy light

Astronomer James Craig Watson was U-M’s “brightest son.” After discovering 22 asteroids between 1863-77, during a solar eclipse in 1878, Watson was sure he’d observed the rumored intra-mercurial planet Vulcan. He had hoped to better observe Vulcan and record more extensive calculations but died two years later.

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Michigan in the news

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    • Santa J. Ono

    “Ultimately, we need to disrupt how we think about climate change. It’s not merely for climate scientists and politicians to solve. We all have to be part of the solution. And the University of Michigan cannot, will not work in a vacuum,” said President Santa J. Ono, announcing that U-M will partner with Delta Air Lines to “improve the use of sustainable aviation fuel.”

    Bridge Michigan
    • Photo of Erin Bonar

    “What is interesting about ayahuasca is the perception that some events typically classified in the medical field as adverse effects … are actually desired or seen as essential to have a healing experience,” said Erin Bonar, associate professor of psychiatry, on research that suggests the health and spiritual benefits of the powerful psychoactive drug outweigh any temporary pain or discomfort related to its use.

    HealthDay
    • Anahita Mehta

    “Maybe you find it relaxing to hear the sounds of the sea, so if you listen to brown noise that sounds like waves crashing, and it helps you, that’s great. … However, there’s no strong evidence that listening to brown noise reduces stress,” said Anahita Mehta, assistant professor of otolaryngology, about the low, deep tones that have gained popularity in helping to improve sleep, concentration and relaxation.

    U.S. News & World Report