October 7, 2014
Faculty awardsRead More
President Mark S. Schlissel presents a Distinguished Faculty Achievement award to Ellen M. Arruda, professor of mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, and macromolecular science and engineering, during Monday’s faculty awards ceremony. She was among 26 faculty members honored for their teaching, scholarship, service and creative activities. (Photo by Peter Matthews, Michigan Photography)
October 6, 2014
Ebola video seriesRead More
With the first case of Ebola in the United States confirmed in Dallas, and as the number of cases climbs globally, School of Public Health experts discuss the disease, how it is transmitted, what the likelihood of spread is in this country, and more. This video is one in a series that answer some of the most common questions surrounding the disease, the current outbreak, and what could be next. View all the videos in the series.
October 5, 2014
Operations Leadership FactoryRead More
The Operations Leadership Factory at the Tauber Institute for Global Operations translates the institute’s knowledge of operations education into hands-on learning experiences. It teaches participants how to use the underlying principles of lean practices to suit the unique needs of their own operations. This video illustrates how the factory is a training ground for managers, engineers, and shop-floor leaders and students.
October 2, 2014
Nursing at UM-FlintRead More
UM-Flint Chancellor Susan Borrego (center) cuts a ceremonial ribbon on the new Clinical Simulation Center that was officially opened Wednesday as part of the Department of Nursing’s 40th anniversary celebration. Joining Borrego are, from left, Director of Nursing Margaret Andrew, nursing student Justin Bailey, nursing student Denika Dalton and Provost Gerard Voland. (Photo courtesy of UM-Flint)
September 30, 2014
Piece of cake
Students and staff joined university leaders Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of the Central Campus Dining Hall, part of the South Quad renovation project. Cutting a ceremonial cake to mark the event are, from left, Director of Dining Steve Mangan, President Mark S. Schlissel, South Quad resident Christianna Pedley, Vice President for Student Life E. Royster Harper, South Quad resident Fahad Sarvari and Director of Housing Linda Newman. (Photo by Lon Horwedel, Michigan Photography)
September 30, 2014
Vaughan building artworkRead More
This is one of two bas reliefs flanking the original west entrance pavilion of the Henry Vaughan Public Health Building. They were designed by Lewis J. Sarvis, the Battle Creek architect who designed the Vaughan building. The Record periodically highlights pieces of public art at U-M. Learn more about this piece, or browse an online collection of public artworks.
September 29, 2014
Michigan aerospace engineers are using new materials and techniques to allow airplane wings to flex and move more like bird wings. These morphing wings are still in the developing stages but may open the doors to lighter weight aircraft that are more agile than traditional airplanes. In this video, Dan Inman, professor and chair of the Department of Aerospace Engineering, predicts that morphing technology may first appear in unmanned drones and cargo vehicles, but even then, it may still be decades away.
September 28, 2014
Small wonderRead More
Cascade, one of the five styles of single-tree bonsai, is among those on display at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens’ collection. Combining elements of art, design and horticulture, bonsai has a rich history in Japanese culture. Learn more about the Matthaei collection, and leaf through the strictly defined styles of the genre in this photo slideshow.
September 25, 2014
Little Brown Jug
Jil Gordon paints the 2013 final score on the Little Brown Jug after U-M beat the University of Minnesota 42-13, marking the 100th game between the two schools. College football’s oldest trophy game continues Saturday when the Wolverines host the Golden Gophers in the Big 10 opener. View a slideshow and learn more about the history of the Little Brown Jug in Michigan Today. (Photo courtesy of Greg Dooley, MVictors.com)
September 24, 2014
Baby on boardRead More
Child safety seats come in many different designs based on the child’s age and type of car in which they’re riding, but some studies show that 63 percent to 90 percent of safety seats are misused. A recent study at the U-M Transportation Research Institute is helping parents make sure they’re correctly using the right seat at the right time. This video explores some of the issues related to child safety seats and how to address them.