Multimedia Features

  1. 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)

  2. 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.

  3. 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)

  4. 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.

  5. 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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  6. September 4, 2014

    Practice Plunge

    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)

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  7. 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)

  8. September 2, 2014

    Victories start here

    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.

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  9. 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.

  10. 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)