Multimedia Features

  1. January 26, 2014

    First spin

    President-Elect Mark Schlissel gets his U-M career rolling Friday by spinning the Cube as students cheer him on in Regents’ Plaza. Earlier in the day, the Board of Regents approved Schlissel as the university’s 14th president. He will succeed Mary Sue Coleman on July 1. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)

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  2. January 23, 2014

    U-M’s next president

    Dr. Mark S. Schlissel will become the 14th president of the University of Michigan on July 1. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)

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  3. January 23, 2014

    Sorting recyclables

    Planet Blue Student Leaders donned haz-mat attire earlier this week and waded into garbage from Mary Markley Hall to sort recyclable items from trash. They filled a large trash bin with recyclable materials that would otherwise have headed to a landfill. Part of RecycleMania, the experience helps the students in their efforts to inform and encourage stronger recycling and waste reduction among students living in residence halls.

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  4. January 22, 2014

    Auto Show insights

    The 2014 North American International Auto Show, running through Sunday in Detroit, features more than 500 vehicles and offers a look at the next generation of transportation. In this video, Bruce Belzowski, assistant research scientist at the U-M Transportation Research Institute, discusses the performance and sizzle at this year’s show.

  5. January 21, 2014

    Telling the URC story

    President Mary Sue Coleman joined other leaders of Michigan’s University Research Corridor recently on a trip to New York where they shared the URC’s story with business reporters and editors.

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  6. January 19, 2014

    MLK Day celebrations

    Members of the U-M community gather on the Diag and join in song Monday during the eighth annual “Circle of Unity,” one of several events marking the celebration of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on U-M campuses. View more photos of MLK Day events. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)

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  7. January 19, 2014

    Commemorating MLK’s visit

    From left, Alexa Patsalis and Alex Abdun-Nabi, vice chair and chair of the Michigan Union Board of Representatives, are shown with one of the photos in a new permanent display commemorating the Rev. Martin Luther King’s visit to U-M in 1962. The display — on the first floor of the Union near the Campus Information Center — coincides with a number of events occurring around campus during Martin Luther King Day today, and through Feb. 7 as part of the 2014 MLK Symposium. (Photo by Laura Seagram, University Unions) 

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  8. January 16, 2014

    Law Quad art

    For decades, artists have visited the Law Quad in search of details and inspiration, and today it remains a favorite for many local artists. This Alan Jacobson painting — actually a drawn-over 3-D model — is part of a slideshow of Law Quad images from various artists.

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  9. January 15, 2014

    Asteroid mining

    Asteroid mining is a trending topic among engineers and entrepreneurs, and efforts are already underway. But, will the rewards be worth the risk? In this video, Alec Gallimore, professor of aerospace engineering, discusses the challenges and opportunities related to asteroid mining.

  10. January 14, 2014

    New electron microscope

    Students at UM-Flint train on a new Scanning Electron Microscope, which has been added to the school’s Engineering Laboratory. Its applications extend from pure research and teaching to a wide range of industrial uses, and every engineering student will learn how to use it, says Mojtaba Vaziri, professor of physics and engineering (rear center). Read more about the Flint campus’ latest high-tech research equipment. (Photo by Mel Serow, UM-Flint)

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