April 28, 2021
A place to rechargeRead more about the recharge rooms
Michigan Medicine employees now have spaces where they can ease the stresses of this unusually stressful year. “Recharge Rooms” have been installed in the Frankel Cardiovascular Center, Med Inn and C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. In this photo, Jordyn Imhoff, a multimedia communicator for Michigan Medicine, and Brian Nickerson, a University Hospital social worker, enjoy some of the tranquil imagery projected on a video wall in one of the rooms. The rooms were funded by a collective $100,000 in donations from Ken and Kimberly Whipple and Ken and Jeanne Levy-Church. (Photo by Chris Hedly, Michigan Medicine Department of Communication)
April 26, 2021
Honoring the Class of 2021Read more about the mural and view more photos
Students from the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, led by Stamps alumnae, created a chalk paint mural in front of the Rackham Graduate School to honor the Class of 2021. Twenty-nine students spent five hours painting the mural April 25.
April 21, 2021
A snowy springView a gallery of images from the late-season snow
These tulips were among the many flower blooms and tree blossoms attempting to fight off the chilling effects of a late-season snow that fell across Michigan on Tuesday and early Wednesday morning. The reminder that winter has not quite given way to spring, no matter what the calendar says, could be seen across the Ann Arbor campus as temporary splashes of white painted scenes of sometimes shining, occasionally forlorn beauty. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)
April 20, 2021
Great Lakes water levels
How will fluctuating water levels across the Great Lakes impact the growth of cities, people moving to the region, changes in water supply and the overall economy? Drew Gronewold, associate professor of environment and sustainability, civil and environmental engineering, and earth and environmental sciences, is working with researchers across U-M to answer those critical questions. In this video, Gronewold and Dick Norton, professor of urban and regional planning, and Program in the Environment, discuss the changing water levels and what we can do to adjust to them.
April 19, 2021
Jumping for joyRead about other commencement activities
Two students celebrate their impending graduation during a recent photo session at Michigan Stadium. Although the traditional in-person Spring Commencement was shifted to a largely virtual event, graduates have been given the opportunity to take photos at the Big House. View a gallery of celebration images. (Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography)
April 16, 2021
Female nurses and suicideRead more about the increased risk of suicide for female nurses
Female nurses are roughly twice as likely to commit suicide than the general female population and 70 percent more likely than female physicians, according to a U-M study examining suicide among physicians and nurses. The demands that COVID-19 has placed on women exacerbates the stress these nurses experience. In this video, Christopher Friese, professor of nursing and health management & policy, talks about the study.
April 15, 2021
Survivor Care TeamRead more about the Survivor Care Team
The Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center has partnered with Counseling And Psychological Services to create the Survivor Care Team, a team that provides holistic support for those impacted by sexual assault, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, abuse or stalking. In this video, members of the team discuss what led to the team being formed, its purpose and services.
April 14, 2021
The 2020 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recipients were honored April 13. Awardees received a $1,000 honorarium recognizing exceptional scholarly work and completion of their doctoral degrees in 2020. The annual competition is co-sponsored by ProQuest and Rackham Graduate School. Clockwise from upper left, the winners include Kathryn Holihan, Germanic languages and literatures; Christina May, neuroscience; Vivian Truong, American culture; Adrian Deoancă, anthropology; Molly Brookfield, history and women’s and gender studies; Adi Foord, astronomy and astrophysics; Lu Chen, physics; Devika Bagchi, molecular and integrative physiology; Dominic Liao-McPherson, aerospace engineering and scientific computing; Anne Menefee, environmental engineering.
April 13, 2021
A gift of the Acacia National Council, this bench is located west of Hatcher Library on Central Campus and was presented in 1929 at the 25th anniversary of the founding of Acacia Fraternity at U-M. An outgrowth of the Masonic Club, Acacia does not currently have a chapter at U-M. The Record periodically highlights pieces of public art at U-M. Learn more about this piece, or browse an online collection of public artworks.
April 12, 2021
Solar charging stationsRead more about the charging stations
Two new solar-powered charging tables — one on the south side of West Quad and this one at the North Campus Recreation Building — offer U-M students and other members of the campus community a place to power electronic devices outdoors. Photo courtesy of Office of Campus Sustainability)