Multimedia Features

  1. September 17, 2014

    Tailgate tourney

    Karl Bosse, research assistant in the Department of Pediatrics, and Mamta Jaiswal, research lab specialist in the Department of Neurology, compete in a Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament, refereed by MHealthy senior wellness coordinator Colleen Greene during MHealthy’s Big Tailgate at Ingalls Mall on Tuesday. Another Big Tailgate takes place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today at the University Hospital Courtyard. (Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography)

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  2. September 16, 2014

    Big data dilemma

    Science, health care, economics, infrastructure and government could be completely changed by effectively using big data. But, currently, it isn’t being used to its full potential. Laura Balzano, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, partners with campus research teams to help develop data collection and analysis strategies. This video explores what’s needed to solve our global big data dilemma.

  3. September 15, 2014

    Inauguration day

    The university inaugurated Mark Schlissel as its 14th president on Sept. 5. Honoring the heritage and traditions of U-M, the day included rigorous academic symposia, a procession across campus, the official inauguration and a community celebration. This video offers a brief look at those events. 

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  4. September 14, 2014

    Fireside Cafe

    After six months of renovations at Pierpont Commons, the new Fireside Café has opened, offering a wide range of fresh and hearty foods and a dynamic dining room that provides a welcoming place to eat, meet and relax. Celebrating the café’s grand opening at a ceremony Sept. 8 are, from left, Loren Rullman associate vice presient for student life; E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life; Steve Mangan ,director of Michigan Dining; Michael Swanigan, director of Pierpont Commons; John Taylor, senior director  of auxiliary services and director of University Unions; and Isaiah Bailey, a U-M graduate student. (Photo by Daryl Marshke, Michigan Photography)

  5. September 14, 2014

    Moving targets

    A traveling exhibit currently at the Dana Building commemorates the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the passenger pigeon, which once filled the skies over North America. In this video, Sara Adlerstein-Gonzalez, research scientist in the School of Natural Resources and Environment, discusses the exhibit and the once-abundant bird it honors.

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  6. September 11, 2014

    Trotter Center open house

    President Mark S. Schlissel enjoys a snack while chatting with U-M students Alexis Lowe (left) and Charisma Hoskins on Thursday during an open house marking the completion of infrastructure improvements and other renovations at the Trotter Multicultural Center. Students have underscored the importance of increasing the center’s  functionality during meetings with university officials related to issues of diversity and improving the climate on the Ann Arbor campus. (Photo by Lon Horwedel, Michigan Photography)

  7. September 10, 2014

    Martian water

    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.

  8. September 9, 2014

    FestiFall workout

    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)

  9. September 8, 2014

    Ross MAP

    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.

  10. September 4, 2014

    High fives for #UMPres14

    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)

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