November 15, 2019

Multimedia Features

  1. November 15, 2019

    Hearing health

    Using the new Apple Research app, Rick Neitzel, associate professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the School of Public Health, has partnered with Apple to study sound exposure and its impact on hearing health. Using a person’s iPhone and Apple Watch to measure levels of sound exposure, the study will explore the effects of sound on hearing, stress, and cardiovascular health. In this video, Neitzel explains how this groundbreaking study will advance our understanding of how hearing could be impacted over time by exposure to sound at certain levels.

    Read more about the Apple Hearing Study
  2. November 14, 2019

    Putting it together

    The School of Music, Theatre & Dance has more than 150 faculty members teaching and mentoring 1,100 students in the performing arts. More than 900 performances and events are presented by SMTD each year, including student and faculty recitals, concerts, musicals and plays, and more. This video shows the preparations for and staff involvement with costumes, makeup and hair.

  3. November 12, 2019

    Pushing powder

    Photo of Patrick Welty brushing snow from a sidewalk.

    Patrick Welty, a groundskeeper with Grounds Services, was among the workers on the front lines of efforts to clear campus walkways after Monday’s snowstorm. He was removing snow Tuesday morning from a walkway on the Medical Campus, near the Frankel Cardiovascular Center, Medical Science Unit II and Rogel Cancer Center buildings. (Photo by Daryl Marshke, Michigan Photography)

    View more images from the aftermath of Monday’s early season snowfall
  4. November 12, 2019

    Salute to veterans

    Photo of Army Cadet Catherine Groenke, and Midshipmen Derek Miller and Halle Hassett raising the American flag on the Law Quad

    Monday’s snowfall added a seasonal setting to U-M’s Veterans Day flag-raising ceremony, which took place on the Law Quad and featured Army and Air Force ROTC cadets and Naval ROTC midshipmen. Raising the American flag are, from left, Army cadet Catherine Groenke, and Navy midshipmen Derek Miller and Halle Hassett. (Photo by Daryl Marshke, Michigan Photography)

    Read more about U-M events during Veterans Week
  5. November 11, 2019

    ‘Out of Water’

    "Out of the water" winner of the October As I See It contest

    This photo, titled “Out of Water,” was taken by Tim Azzolini, a senior in the College of Engineering, and is the first-place winner in the October As I See It photo competition conducted by Arts at Michigan.

    View a gallery of finalists from October’s As I See It competition
  6. November 8, 2019

    Earth Camp

    As concerns about the environment grow, different perspectives are needed to address these issues in all communities. Every summer for three years in a row, a diverse group of Michigan high school students spends a week exploring nature and learning about the environment through an Earth Camp provided by the U-M Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences. The camp hopes to spark interest among a new generation to enter the field. In this video, students and U-M officials associated with Earth Camp discuss its benefits.

    Read more about Earth Camp
  7. November 7, 2019

    Reflection and recognition

    Michigan Medicine recently recognized 249 employees who have served the organization 30, 40 or 45 years at the Service Awards dinner. The event offered employees an opportunity to look back on their success at Michigan Medicine, reconnect with colleagues from across the organization and be recognized for their decades-long commitment. In this video, employees reflect on their careers and milestones, and share why they find it satisfying to work for Michigan Medicine.

    Read more about the Service Awards dinner
  8. November 6, 2019

    Diving for discovery

    Some researchers sport lab coats. David Sherman prefers a wetsuit. The U-M medicinal chemist and avid scuba diver travels the world in search of marine microorganisms to help pioneer new antibiotics, anticancer drugs and other medicines. Sherman is the Hans W. Vahlteich Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, professor of medicinal chemistry, College of Pharmacy; professor of microbiology and immunology, Medical School; professor of chemistry, LSA; and research professor, Life Sciences Institute. This video explores Sherman’s work, some of the places he’s visited and how the microorganisms are used to create new drugs.

  9. November 5, 2019

    Harp at U-M

    Joan Holland is a clinical associate professor of music, teaching the harp at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Along with her position on the U-M faculty she is resident harpist and instructor of harp at the Interlochen Center for the Arts and performs with several Michigan orchestras. In this video, she talks about her experience developing young harpists, how they inspire her teaching, and the culture of collaboration at SMTD.

  10. November 4, 2019

    Body-sensing kirigami

    College of Engineering researchers have built a kirigami-inspired sensor that can form to different parts of the human body. In this video, Max Shtein, professor of materials science and engineering, and Erin Evke, a materials science and engineering Ph.D. candidate, explain how the device could help with athletic training and injury recovery by actively measuring range of motion of complex joints, such as the shoulder or knee.

    Read more about the kirigami-inspired sensor