Science Learning Center
From left, Phil Deloria, LSA associate dean for undergraduate education; Claire Sandler, Science Learning Center director; and Susan Rinaldi, SLC tutoring program manager, talk at a celebration Tuesday marking the 25th anniversary of the SLC, an interdisciplinary resource center sponsored by LSA to support teaching and learning in the natural sciences. (Photo by Barb Oliver, SLC)
Climb every mountain
Scott DeRue, professor of management, sees mountaineering as a great metaphor for setting and accomplishing big goals. Shown here as he practices traversing an ice falls during a 2013 climb up Mount Everest, DeRue links lessons learned on the mountain to teambuilding and leadership at work. He shares those lessons, along with a series of photos from his climb, in a Michigan Today slideshow. (Photo by Ben Jones)
Sustainability at U-M
This overview of various sustainability efforts underway at U-M is part of the 2013 Sustainability Progress Report. It features Don Scavia, special counsel to the U-M president for sustainability, and highlights the Water Center, connected vehicles, global engagement and green operations.
U-M engineers are developing quantum computer technology that may have big implications for cyber security. But what exactly is a quantum computer, and will the technology ever make it into our laptops or smartphones? In this video, Duncan Steel, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, physics, applied physics and biophysics, explains how quantum computers work.
A new wave of thinking in architectural theory is emerging thanks to a rare collection of books, an exhibition, and the curiosity of Andrew Holder, assistant professor of architecture. This video takes a look at the exhibit, In the Garden Grows a Lump, organized around rare illustrated manuscripts on picturesque gardens.