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December 18, 2018

Multimedia Features

November 19, 2018

Wolverine Express

LSA Outreach Coordinator Jenna Munson guides students at Battle Creek Central High School through an interactive science activity during a visit by the Wolverine Express, which takes faculty, staff, students and alumni to under-resourced high schools across the state to promote higher education. (Photo by Peter Matthews, Michigan Photography)

November 15, 2018

Wallenberg Medal recipients

Representatives from the youth activist groups B.R.A.V.E. and March For Our Lives talk about their experiences working to fight gun violence during a discussion following their presentation of the 2018 Raoul Wallenberg Medal on Wednesday. From left are Rie'Onna Holmon (B.R.A.V.E.), Sofie Whitney (March For Our Lives), Ke'Shon Newman (B.R.A.V.E.) and Alex Wind (March For Our Lives). Watch a video of the full ceremony and discussion. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)

November 15, 2018

The president's residence

This photo of the President’s House was taken about 1890. One of four similar structures built in 1840 for U-M’s professors, the building has been been home to university presidents since 1852. View a gallery of photos of the President’s House over the years, and read more about the building andits surroundings. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

November 14, 2018

"Positron"

This bonze and stone sculpture, titled “Positron,” was created by U-M alumna Michele Oka Doner, and was installed in 1996 as a gift of the physics department in memory of professor Art Rich. The sculpture sits on the east side of Randall Laboratory, which housed Rich’s lab. The Record periodically highlights pieces of public art at U-M. Learn more about this piece, or browse an online collection of public artworks.

November 12, 2018

Fighting fake news

Michigan Minds: Fake News

Facebook is working hard to keep fake news off its platform. But it’s not an easy battle. In this episode of Michigan Minds, Cliff Lampe, professor of information, a leading expert and researcher on the societal and technical aspects of social media, explains just what Facebook is up against.

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