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February 10, 2014

Changing the way we teach

Changing the way we teach | MconneX | MichEpedia

Inspired by the methods Eric Mazur, an expert on engaged learning who is conducting a series of presentations at U-M this Friday, Professor Steve Yalisove redesigned his sophomore materials science engineering class to better engage students. He describes the project in this video.

February 10, 2014

Gaming the classroom

Michigan's World Class: Gaming the classroom

In this video, Mika LaVaque-Manty, associate professor of political science and philosophy, explains how he uses video game playing strategies to motivate and engage students in his political sciences classes.

February 7, 2014

Moore project groundbreaking

With the ground frozen under heavy snow, U-M leaders headed indoors Thursday to celebrate the official groundbreaking for the Earl V. Moore Building renovation and expansion project at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Turning a ceremonial first shovelful of dirt while confetti flies around them are, from left: Regent Julia Donovan Darlow, SMTD Dean Christopher Kendall, donors Delores and William Brehm, Professor Emeritus Glenn Watkins, President Mary Sue Coleman and Provost Martha Pollack. (Photo by Peter Smith Photography)

February 6, 2014

Welcome Wednesday

The weather outside may have been frightful Wednesday morning, but inside the Alumni Center the atmosphere was delightful as President Mary Sue Coleman helped hand out bagels to students stopping by for the Alumni Association's Welcome Wednesday program. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)

February 5, 2014

Student-run free clinic

U-M Medical School Student-Run Free Clinic

In every sense of the word, U-M's Student-Run Free Clinic, located in downtown Pinckney, is student-generated. From scheduling appointments and ordering supplies to conducting physical exams and following up, the medical students are responsible for taking care of their uninsured patients. In this video, students discuss how the clinic gives them the chance to develop operational and leadership skills.