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June 17, 2019


April 15, 2019

Assessing the role of flying cars in sustainable mobility

A new study of the environmental sustainability impacts of flying cars finds they wouldn’t be suitable for a Jetsons-style short commute, but could play a niche role in sustainable mobility for longer trips.

April 15, 2019

HPV rates up for women under 40, boosting cancer risk

Human papillomavirus infection rates are increasing in women born after 1980 who did not receive the HPV vaccine — putting them at higher risk for HPV-related cancers, according to a U-M study.

April 15, 2019

Spotlight: Dearborn faculty member’s film explores self-esteem

Jen Proctor, an associate professor of journalism and screen studies at UM-Dearborn, has created “Am I Pretty?”, a visually minimalistic film that is built around a series of YouTube videos by teens and tweens and which explores how self-esteem can be tied to appearance perception in female adolescence.

April 15, 2019

This Week in U-M History — April 15-21

Regents voted April 17, 1964, to expand Flint College to a four-year undergraduate institution that would become UM-Flint. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 15-21.