Multimedia Features

  1. December 14, 2013

    Winter Commencement

    Graduates give each other a congratulatory hug during Winter Commencement ceremonies Dec. 15 at Crisler Center. View more commencement images from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. (Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography)

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  2. December 12, 2013


    E2Coach, a data-driven, personalized coaching program, is designed to improve student success in large introductory science and math courses. In this video, students and faculty discuss the program that developers say combines next generation learning analytics with the best of behavioral change theory.

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  3. December 11, 2013

    Therapy dogs

    Freshmen Hannah Fetner, right, and Anna Fowler play with Grizzly Bear, a golden retriever therapy dog, as owner Skip Davis look on. Students, faculty and staff had a chance to shake off end-of-semester stress with the dogs Wednesday at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library. Therapaws of Michigan will have dogs at the library’s first floor Browsing Collection again from 5-7 p.m. today and from 1-4 p.m. Friday. (Photo by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)

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  4. December 10, 2013


    Commissioned by the U-M Health System to honor members of the transplant team who died in June 2007 while on a life-saving mission, the stainless steel sculpture “Rotations,” by Douglas Hollis, is located in the courtyard near the main entrance to University Hospital. 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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  5. December 9, 2013

    Join the movement

    Registration starts today for MHealthy’s Rewards and Active U programs. This video encourages the campus community to join the movement for better health.

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  6. December 8, 2013

    Noel Night

    A string quartet from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance performs during the 41st Annual Noel Night, which took place Saturday at U-M’s Detroit Center and other locations around Midtown Detroit. (Photo by Mike Morland, U-M Detroit Center)

  7. December 5, 2013

    Drone deliveries’s recent announcement that it hopes to use drone-like “octocopters” to quickly deliver packages raises a variety of questions about the feasibility of such a project. In this video, Ella Atkins, an associate professor of aerospace engineering who specializes in autonomous systems, explores the potential and possible pitfalls of drone delivery.

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  8. December 3, 2013

    Meet MARLO

    U-M’s newest two-legged robot has taken its first steps outside. The machine, named MARLO, is the third-generation bipedal robot for Jessy Grizzle, professor of electrical engineering and computer science. While MARLO’s predecessors were connected to lateral support booms and confined to the lab, this video illustrates how the current robot can venture out into the sunlight.

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  9. December 3, 2013

    Distinguished Diversity Leadership Awards

    These U-M staff members were honored Tuesday as individual recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Diversity Leadership Awards, which recognize the role of staff in furthering diversity at the university. Five staff teams also were honored. From left are Gerald Hoff, Leon Howard, Sharon Lobdell, Elizabeth Studley, Armando Matiz Reyes, Tom Sullivan, Cora Edwards, Jason Davis, Chanel DeGuzman and Lynette Wright. Recipient Henry Meares is not pictured. (Photo by Scott Soderberg, Michigan Photography)

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  10. December 2, 2013

    Life at Michigan

    Spinning The Cube never gets old, as Garrett Potter and Emily Adama illustrate in this photo that is part of a slideshow in the current issue of Michigan Today. (Photo by Martin Vloet, Michigan Photography)

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