Multimedia Features

  1. October 7, 2014

    Blood moon

    The moon glows red above Burton Memorial Tower during a total lunar eclipse on Wednesday morning. Earth’s natural satellite took on the coppery color as Earth passed between the sun and the moon. (Photo by Dr. Stephen J. Stefanac)

  2. October 7, 2014

    Faculty awards

    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)

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  3. October 6, 2014

    Ebola video series

    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.

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  4. October 5, 2014

    Operations Leadership Factory

    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.

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  5. October 2, 2014

    Nursing at UM-Flint

    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)

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  6. 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)

  7. September 30, 2014

    Vaughan building artwork

    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.

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  8. September 29, 2014

    Morphing wing

    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.

  9. September 28, 2014

    Small wonder

    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.

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  10. 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,