Distinguished Dissertation Award
The 2013 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recipients were honored Tuesday. Awardees received a $1,000 honorarium recognizing exceptional scholarly work and completion of their doctoral degrees in 2013. The annual competition is co-sponsored by ProQuest and Rackham Graduate School. View a full list of the honorees. (Photo by Whitney Miller)
UM-Dearborn graduate Walaa Tout (right), a Chancellor's Medallion recipients, waits with other graduates to receive her degree during Sunday's commencement ceremonies. More than 800 students graduated during morning and afternoon ceremonies, at which speakers encouraged them to be prepared for whatever comes their way and to give back to their communities through involvement and philanthropy. (Photo by Millard Berry)
Drugs in the water
Our bodies don't absorb all the pharmaceutical drugs we take. Much of them pass through our systems and end up in wastewater treatment plants. In this video, Nancy Love, professor of civil and environmental engineering, discusses what we know and what we don't know about this issue, and gives advice on how consumers can best filter pharmaceuticals out at the tap.
Students from the School of Information engaged-learning course called Citizen Interaction Design will highlight the 10 projects they’ve been working on this semester for the City of Jackson during a student expo and panel at 1 p.m. today at Jackson City Hall. In this video, students, Associate Professor of Information Clifford Lampe and Jackson city officials discuss how the projects will help the city.
Working with music
As a nurse anesthetist at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Fran Wakefield lulls patients to sleep with anesthesia, but as a longtime violinist for the Life Sciences Orchestra she soothes people with her music. Wakefield is one of several LSO members featured in a photo gallery that combines their musical and workplace lives as they prepare for the orchestra's free spring concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Hill Auditorium. (Photo by Dr. Bernhard Muller)