April 28, 2014
UM-Dearborn commencementRead More
UM-Dearborn graduate Walaa Tout (right), a Chancellor’s Medallion recipients, waits with other graduates to receive her degree during Sunday’s commencement ceremonies. More than 800 students graduated during morning and afternoon ceremonies, at which speakers encouraged them to be prepared for whatever comes their way and to give back to their communities through involvement and philanthropy. (Photo by Millard Berry)
April 27, 2014
Drugs in the water
Our bodies don’t absorb all the pharmaceutical drugs we take. Much of them pass through our systems and end up in wastewater treatment plants. In this video, Nancy Love, professor of civil and environmental engineering, discusses what we know and what we don’t know about this issue, and gives advice on how consumers can best filter pharmaceuticals out at the tap.
April 24, 2014
Engaging citizensRead More
Students from the School of Information engaged-learning course called Citizen Interaction Design will highlight the 10 projects they’ve been working on this semester for the City of Jackson during a student expo and panel at 1 p.m. today at Jackson City Hall. In this video, students, Associate Professor of Information Clifford Lampe and Jackson city officials discuss how the projects will help the city.
April 23, 2014
Working with musicRead More
As a nurse anesthetist at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Fran Wakefield lulls patients to sleep with anesthesia, but as a longtime violinist for the Life Sciences Orchestra she soothes people with her music. Wakefield is one of several LSO members featured in a photo gallery that combines their musical and workplace lives as they prepare for the orchestra’s free spring concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Hill Auditorium. (Photo by Dr. Bernhard Muller)
April 22, 2014
Water and healthRead More
The Integrated Assessment Center at the Graham Sustainability Institute brings together interdisciplinary research teams, decision-makers, and key stakeholders to develop pathways toward real solutions. This video explains how teams are working in Ghana and Peru to address major water issues.
April 21, 2014
Strike back at severe weather
April 20, 2014
Michigan Experience Day
The Center for Educational Outreach recently welcomed 130 top high school students from across the Lower Peninsula for Michigan Experience Day. They visited a residence hall, a classroom lecture, and a roundtable discussion with current U-M students. Ryan Lorch, right, leads an aspiring group of natural science scholars on a campus tour. “We hope to inspire these students to apply to U-M in the fall and inform them of the value of attending college,” said CEO Program Coordinator Emily Flinkstrom. (Photo by Roger Hart, Michigan Photography)
April 17, 2014
There was a decidedly younger set of students on the Diag on Thursday as children and staff from U-M’s children’s centers performed a flash mob, sporting purple outfits and singing songs to raise awareness for the importance of early childhood education. (Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography)
April 16, 2014
Will advances in artificial intelligence bring us closer to having robots in our homes? In this video, Satinder Baveja, a professor of computer science and engineering who works in artificial intelligence and machine learning, discusses the goals and outlook for research in making robots that think like humans.
April 15, 2014
Energy efficiencyRead More
Five 2013 Dow Sustainability Fellows from U-M have partnered with the City of Ann Arbor to create financial incentives for landlords and renters to increase energy efficiency. This video highlights the collaboration that is having an on-the-ground sustainability impact.