October 01, 2020

Multimedia Features

  1. April 10, 2014

    Robotics Day

    YiBin Jiang, a Medical School research technician, plays soccer with a robot during Robotics Day at the North Campus Research Complex on Thursday. The event showcased leading autonomous systems and robotics research coming out of U-M, other Michigan universities and in government and industry in the region. View more photos from Robotics Day. (Photo by Joseph Xu, College of Engineering)

  2. April 9, 2014

    Tea and sympathy

    Although workers on fair-trade tea plantations in India’s Darjeeling region harvest some of the world’s most expensive tea, they do so for less than a dollar a day. In this video, Sarah Besky, assistant professor of anthropology and natural resources and environment, discusses why “fair trade and other programs that purport to provide justice to plantation workers in the age of global ‘ethical consumption’ are not having much effect in providing justice to the tea pluckers, who are mainly Indian Nepali, or Gorkha, women.”

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  3. April 8, 2014

    Music and melting ice

    World Without Ice was a recent multimedia experience about climate change that featured the collaborative efforts of Michael Gould, associate professor of music; Stephen Rush, professor of music, and Henry Pollack, professor emeritus of geological sciences. This video captures the sights and sounds of this unique collaboration.

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  4. April 6, 2014

    Trail to the Victors

    Runners cross the finish line at Michigan Stadium during the inaugural Big House 5K: Trail to the Victors event Sunday. The run saw 4,600 people participate and the event raised more than $70,000 for local charities. Watch a video of the event and view a gallery of photos.

  5. April 5, 2014

    Zombie attack

    Students from the School of Public Health became zombies Saturday, joining staff from the Washtenaw County Public Health Department and the Michigan Public Health Training Center to test disaster preparedness. The Zombie Apocalypse Bite Back was a fun — if fictional — way to present a worst-case scenario in public health. (Photo by Marissa McClain, Michigan Photography)

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  6. April 3, 2014

    Catching cancer cells

    Could cancer be diagnosed with a simple blood test? A new chip can trap the one cancer cell in a billion normal cells. In this video, Sunitha Nagrath, assistant professor of chemical engineering and biomedical engineering, describes how her lab developed the chip with other members of the Translational Oncology team.

  7. April 1, 2014

    Presidential visit

    President Barack Obama made his third visit to U-M, promoting his effort to raise the federal minimum wage. Addressing a crowd at the Intramural Sports Building on Wednesday, the president said, “Fair wages and higher profits are not mutually exclusive.” Click the photo to view a slideshow of Michigan Photography images from the event. (Photo by Roger Hart, Michigan Photography)

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  8. March 31, 2014

    UpstART Festival

    From left, Alex Huryk and Anthony Kott perform during the UpstART Festival, a four-day inaugural event that explores the dynamic ways in which the arts permeate and influence learning across all disciplines at U-M. The festival continues through Thursday, culminating with a free student show at the Power Center. (Photo by Mark Jones)

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  9. March 31, 2014

    Final fireside chat

    About 100 students surprised President Mary Sue Coleman at her final fireside chat Monday afternoon at the Michigan Union. The monthly gatherings are typically more intimate, and Coleman called the last setting with students “bittersweet.” The Division of Student Life organizes the fireside chats. (Photo by Joel Johnson, Michigan Photography)

  10. March 30, 2014

    U-M underground

    Utilities Services Manager Michael Swanson walks along tunnels leading from the Central Power Plant. The six-plus miles of university tunnels support building operations and research, and coexist just yards from the Diag, Hill Auditorium, the Michigan Union and other campus landmarks. (Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography)

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