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April 29, 2014

UM-Dearborn commencement

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)

April 28, 2014

Drugs in the water

Bad Medicine? Drugs in the water | MconneX | MichEpedia

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.

April 25, 2014

Engaging citizens

Michigan's World Class: Students find citizen engagement solutions

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.

April 24, 2014

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)

April 23, 2014

Water and health

Water and Health: Integrated Assessments in Ghana and Peru

The Integrated Assessment Center at the Graham Sustainability Institute brings together interdisciplinary research teams, decision-makers, and key stakeholders to develop pathways toward real solutions. This video explains how teams are working in Ghana and Peru to address major water issues.