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June 18, 2018

Multimedia Features

May 1, 2018

Diagnosing breast cancer

Pill for Better Diagnosis of Breast Cancer | Michigan Engineering

Researchers from the University of Michigan have developed a diagnostic imaging pill enabling the early and more accurate diagnosis of cancerous tumors in breast tissue. In this video, Greg Thurber, assistant professor of chemical engineering and biomedical engineering, discusses how this method can be more effective and less invasive.

April 28, 2018

Forever, Go Blue!

A quartet of nursing majors celebrate their graduation with a batch of bubbles at Saturday's 2018 Spring Commencement ceremony. An estimated 7,000 graduates, along with thousands of family and friends, were on hand for the festivities at Michigan Stadium. View a gallery of images from various graduation exercises across campus. (Photo by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)

April 27, 2018

Empowering diversity and disability

Empowering diversity and disability: Technology assists physicians with limited mobility

Performing standard patient examinations can pose challenges for doctors with limited mobility. Molly Fausone, a third-year U-M medical student paralyzed from the chest down with limited use of her hands, uses a special device that helps her overcome these basic obstacles. In this video, Fausone and David Lorch, program director for the Global Challenges for the Third Century Initiative on Deep Monitoring, discuss how the device was developed.

April 26, 2018

The value of studying abroad

Volker Sick on Why Students Should Study Abroad

Volker Sick, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, professor of mechanical engineering, and associate vice president for research, natural sciences and engineering, talks about the importance of including international education as part of students' college experience. Sick, who has promoted various study abroad programs for engineering students, is this year's recipient of U-M's President's Award for Distinguished Service in International Education.

April 25, 2018

2017 Distinguished Dissertation Awards

The 2017 ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award recipients were honored Tuesday. Awardees received a $1,000 honorarium recognizing exceptional scholarly work and completion of their doctoral degrees in 2017. Award winners pictured from left are Jeremy Hoskins, Yue Shao, Kevin Golovin, Wenyu Gu, Jordan Harrison and Sara Meerow. Not pictured: Kyle Grady, Jenny Kreiger, Oana Mateescu and Steven Roberts. The annual competition is co-sponsored by ProQuest and Rackham Graduate School. View a full list of winners and honorable mentions. (Photo by Jameson Staneluis)