September 10, 2014
In chambers that mimic Mars’ conditions, Michigan Engineering researchers have shown how small amounts of liquid water could form on the planet despite its below-freezing temperatures. This video explores how researchers found that a type of salt present in Martian soil can readily melt ice it touches – just like salts do on Earth’s slippery winter walkways and roads.
September 9, 2014
Nicholas Klein does chin-ups as Army ROTC cadets Mason Thaxton (left) and Alexander Mundorf look on during Tuesday’s FestiFall Student Information Fair. A wide variety of organizations had booths and provided information for students who converged on the Central Campus Diag. A similar event, GoNorth! Fest, will be Thursday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on the North Campus Diag. (Photo by Daryl Marshke, Michigan Photography)
September 8, 2014
A group of first-year MBA students at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business went to Brazil to help the world’s largest packaged goods company, Proctor & Gamble, tackle a real-world business challenge. This video highlights their experience in the Michigan Ross MAP program, a hallmark of the school’s MBA degree and one of the most extensive and intensive action-based learning programs of its kind.
September 4, 2014
High fives for #UMPres14Read More
President Mark S. Schlissel greets students lining the procession route into the ceremony marking his formal installation as U-M’s 14th president Friday. View a gallery of images from the day’s inauguration festivities. (Photo by Photo by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)
September 4, 2014
Practice PlungeRead More
First-year School of Public Health students cull the tomato crop at Food Gatherers in Ann Arbor as part of the annual Practice Plunge, which is designed to provide hands-on experience in the practice of public health. The annual daylong event is an opportunity for students to step outside the classroom and into public health practice, engage in public health through service to a local community health organization and visit a local public health department. (Photo by Leslie Stainton, SPH)
September 3, 2014
Law School service
New Michigan Law students paint a mural at the Tindal Recreation Center in Detroit as part of the school’s day of community service on Aug. 28. Some students stayed in Ann Arbor, others traveled to Detroit. Some worked to renovate a house, others painted the mural. The Law School began including a community service event in new student orientation in 1993. View a slideshow of images from the work sites. (Photo courtesy of the Law School)
September 2, 2014
Victories start hereRead More
The U-M Health System debuted a new TV commercial over the Labor Day weekend. Like previous commercials, the purpose of this spot is to showcase the kind of care only an academic medical center can provide.
September 1, 2014
Welcome to a new year
As a new school year starts today, U-M’s 14th president, Mark S. Schlissel, begins his first year by welcoming faculty, staff and students with this video discussing the strengths of the institution and opportunities ahead.
August 27, 2014
President’s open house
President Mark S. Schlissel and his wife, Monica Schwebs, greet Erica Lucas, Allison Powell and Jenna Roby during the new president’s first open house Thursday afternoon. Schlissel carried on a presidential tradition by starting the new academic year welcoming students and parents to an ice cream social at the President’s House. (Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography)
August 21, 2014
Citizenship DayRead More
Students from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business’ Executive MBA program, some who traveled across the country for their orientation, participated in Citizenship Day on Wednesday. The 105 students volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley, helping 17 low-moderate income families in the West Willow Neighborhood in Ypsilanti. Above, Tom Chepucavage of Los Angeles hauls brush from a yard. Also pictured are, from left, Greg Bauske, Brent Chamberlain, Mike Fairman, Saby Bandyopandhyay and John Fauster, all of Ann Arbor. (Photo courtesy of the Ross School of Business)