Restoring Union glory
A worker for Full Spectrum Stained Glass puts the finishing touches on a restored window from the Michigan Union. The Colon, Michigan, restoration company has been working since August to painstakingly strip, repair and restore 540 windows that are part of the Union renovation project, which also includes 1,150 individual sashes, 5,218 leaded glass panels and 21,528 individual pieces of glass. (Photo by Mark Gjukich, Technology Solutions)
The Prison Creative Arts Project presents the 24th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, one of the largest prison exhibitions in the world, from March 20 to April 3. In this video, Graham Hamilton, the PCAP arts programming coordinator, discusses the project, which highlights the work of 574 artists from 26 facilities in Michigan.
LSA students Djiby Coulibaly and Gabrielle Nahhas were among the many students who visited the Diag during the Hail Yeah! Student Day of Thanks to write postcards and personal thank you messages to U-M alumni who made gifts of $50 or less to the university in the past year. The event Thursday, conducted at various locations campus wide, was designed to help students understand the importance of philanthropy to their U-M experience. (Photo by Daryl Marshke, Michigan Photography)
Carbon neutrality town hall
More than 100 students, faculty, staff and community members turned out for the first town hall conducted by the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality. Co-chairs Jennifer Haverkamp, director of the Graham Sustainability Institute, and Stephen Forrest, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, and former vice president for research, updated the campus community on progress, took input, and laid the foundation for future public engagement. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)
Many veterans and service members have difficulty adjusting to civilian life, and often are too proud to ask for help. No one knows what it’s like to have served except for those who have served. This video looks at the U-M Depression Center’s Buddy-to-Buddy Program is training veterans throughout the state of Michigan on how they can provide resources, support and camaraderie to other vets and service members in their communities.