University of Michigan
News for Faculty and Staff

June 18, 2018

Multimedia Features

April 9, 2018

Research through making

2018 Research Through Making: Catenary Concrete Funicular Formwork

The Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning's Research Through Making enables faculty to engage in architecture research or creative projects that are predicated on making. Seed funding is competitively awarded annually for up to five projects. This video illustrates one of five projects recently awarded funding and which will be on display at the Liberty Annex Gallery through May 6.

April 6, 2018

Superhero health insurance

Superheroes Need Health Insurance, Too

Everyone needs health insurance — even superheroes. This key point and the message that there are people available to help navigate the complex system of health insurance enrollment are takeaways from several short superhero videos and a web resource created through a partnership among several Detroit-area agencies and the School of Public Health. In this video, U-M faculty, agency officials, and program participants discuss the program.

April 5, 2018

Tree Campus USA

Campus Forester Mike Rutkofske demonstrates tree maintenance. U-M's continued efforts to promote healthy trees and engaged students, faculty and staff in the spirit of conservation has resulted in the university's 10th straight designation as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Facilities and Operations)

April 4, 2018

Older adults and marijuana

Older Adults' Perspectives on Medical Marijuana: National Poll on Healthy Aging

Few older adults use medical marijuana, but a majority support its use if a doctor recommends it, according to new findings from the U-M and AARP National Poll on Healthy Aging. In this video, poll director Preeti Malani, professor of internal medicine and U-M's chief health officer, discusses some of the poll's findings regarding attitudes about marijuana use for medical purposes, its perceived benefits, and support for marijuana-related policies.

April 3, 2018

Wolverines fall to Villanova

U-M students cheer the Wolverines during Monday's national championship game against the Villanova Wildcats at a Crisler Center watch party. Although Michigan held an early lead, Villanova took control to win the men's college basketball title, 79-62. Read more about the championship game, view photos from the game, and see what players have to say about Coach John Beilein and his impact on their thrilling season. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)