The flu hits home
The flu is hitting hard across the nation, and Michigan is no exception. In this video, Arnold Monto, Thomas Francis Jr. Collegiate Professor of Public Health, and professor of epidemiology, and global public health, shares what is happening closer to home, and says Michigan and the rest of the country may continue to see flu in the months ahead.
Neighborhood health project
This video outlines the unique partnership among U-M’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation and several outside agencies in Detroit's Cody Rouge neighborhood. It is one of the projects highlighted in the Poverty Solutions first-year progress report.
Tabbye Chavous (center), director of the National Center for Institutional Diversity at U-M, speaks at the Association of American Colleges and Universities annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Jan. 24-27. Chavous presented on transformative strategies to support faculty diversity, as well as her work with a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee. She was among a small group of U-M faculty and staff who presented on innovative and promising diversity scholarship and practices at the conference. (Photo by Laura Sánchez-Parkinson)
Allen Samuels, a retired U-M dean and professor, has worked with School of Social Work alumna Lindsay "Charlie" Brink to develop a set of low-cost products to potentially enhance infant safety during sleep time, including a cardboard cradle shown in this video. Samuels uses his spare time to help U-M students develop their own designs and launch businesses that tackle social issues and empower others.
EEB photo contest
This photo of a venomous frog, taken by graduate student instructor Anat Belasen, won first place in the 10th annual Photographer at Large Contest for students, postdocs, faculty and staff of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Other winners include luminescent mushrooms, bug sex, ember writing on a starry night and an iguana back scratch session. Read more about the winners, and view a gallery of all entries.