Biosciences Initiative investments
A new center for the study of concussions, an institute for global change biology, and a facility to advance the new field of cryo-electron tomography are among the projects to be funded in the first round of investments from President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative. In this video, the principal investigators for the five large projects funded discuss their work.
Dental plan options
Among the benefits that eligible U-M faculty, staff and retirees can sign up for during Open Enrollment, which is underway through Nov. 2, is one of three options for dental coverage. This video offers information about each to help people determine which option is best for their family.
Neubacher Award winner
David Chesney (right), a lecturer in computer science and engineering, receives the 2018 James T. Neubacher Award from Robert Sellers, chief diversity officer and vice provost for equity and inclusion, at a ceremony Wednesday. Chesney received the award for working to reimagine how learning and living at U-M can be designed for those affected by a disability. The award recognizes U-M faculty, staff, students or alumni who demonstrate a commitment to making the campus welcoming and accessible to people of all abilities. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)
Literature vs. Traffic
University and community volunteers joined forces with the Spanish art collective Luzinterruptus, invited by the Institute for the Humanities, to pave East Liberty Street with illuminated books Tuesday as part of an installation titled “Literature vs. Traffic.” People were invited to interact with the display, which saw 10,000 books lit up with LED lights Tuesday night. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)