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December 12, 2018

Multimedia Features

October 24, 2018

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)

October 18, 2018

IPE in Action

Brent Williams, professor of internal medicine and a member of the U-M Complex Care Management Program, makes a presentation at IPE in Action on Wednesday as other members of the interprofessional team of care providers who also presented look on. The presentation was part of an inaugural event that drew more than 1,200 health science students and faculty to Crisler Center for what is considered a watershed moment in the relatively new IPE initiative at U-M. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)

October 18, 2018

Changing lives through code

Changing Lives Through Code

How can a simple game of Rock, Paper, Scissors help high school students learn to code in the computer language Python? In this video, Robin Brewer, assistant professor of information, works through Brave Initiatives to show high school girls the opportunities in technology.

October 17, 2018

Art and science

Reciprocal Shades is a structure designed and built by architecture doctoral student Omid Oliyan Torghabehi, and installed in June. It’s now on display in front of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens main entrance. Reciprocal Shades is a research project whose design is based on the historical reciprocal frame structure construction method. (Photo courtesy of Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum)