University of Michigan
News for Faculty and Staff

June 18, 2018

Multimedia Features

May 8, 2018

Carbon pricing

Carbon Pricing

When China formally announced plans to establish a national carbon market in December, it was double the European Union's carbon market and 10 times the size of California's cap-and-trade system. The effort to create a market for carbon pricing has been littered with stories of many failures but also some successes over the last two decades. In this video, Barry Rabe, the J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Professor of Public Policy, discusses why political support for a carbon price remains one of the heaviest lifts in American politics and beyond.

May 7, 2018

Sustainability goals

2025 Campus Sustainability Goals

U-M students, faculty and staff all play a role in creating a sustainable campus through four key areas: climate action, waste prevention, healthy environments and community engagement. This video outlines various ways the campus community can support U-M's sustainability goals through Planet Blue.

May 4, 2018

First-gen grads

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Graduates attending the ceremony for first-generation students recently shared their plans for the next step on their respective journeys. This video was created by the University Career Center, in partnership with the Comprehensive Studies Program, the First Generation office in Student Life, Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, and the Office of New Student Programs.

May 3, 2018

Abstract Ancestry

Matthew Angelo Harrison – Abstract Ancestry: Machine Works on Paper

For his solo show "Abstract Ancestry: Machine-Works on Paper," Detroit-based artist Matthew Angelo Harrison ​will produce a suite of mechanical drawings with his homemade 3-D printer. In this video, Harrison, the Institute for the Humanities' Efroymson Emerging Artist in Residence, discusses his work, including new drawings that people can watch being made during the span of the exhibition, which runs through May 11 at the Institute for the Humanities Gallery, 202 S. Thayer.

May 2, 2018

Medicine + Science + Music

Medicine + Science + Music: The U-M Life Sciences Orchestra

Dozens of faculty, staff, students and alumni from across U-M's medical and science community come together every year to form the Life Sciences Orchestra. This video illustrates how, under the baton of student conductors from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, they prepare and play two free concerts every year. The next concert is Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Hill Auditorium.