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February 17, 2018

Multimedia Features

December 17, 2017

Graduate gratitude

Giancarlo Mayor, who received a master's degree in aerospace engineering, waves to his family during Winter Commencement on Sunday at Crisler Center. The ceremony, which also featured the awarding of 10 Bicentennial Alumni Awards, was the final bicentennial event of the university's 200th year. (Photo by Eric Bronson, Michigan Photography)

December 15, 2017

Creating lasting, impactful change

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Year One Progress - Creating Lasting, Impactful Change

As the university ends the fall semester, it looks back on the first year of its Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and ahead to how it will work to achieve the goals that remain. In this video, students, faculty members and campus DEI leaders share their observations on plan's first year and the ideas put forth during November's DEI Summit.

December 14, 2017

Professional consult

This untitled bronze sculpture by Yitzhak Assour represents two physicians deeply involved in conversation about a patient and is intended to express the earnestness and collaborative nature of their work. Located in the courtyard on west side of the Frankel Cardiovascular Center, it is a gift from D. Dan and Betty Kahn. The Record periodically highlights pieces of public art at U-M. Learn more about this piece, or browse an online collection of public artworks.

December 13, 2017

Trusting driverless cars

Researching trust in driverless cars

Would you trust your life to a self-driving car? Lionel Robert, associate professor of information, is working with a team of researchers to see how much people trust autonomous vehicles. In this video, Robert and master's degree student Jacob Haspiel discuss the tests, simulations and research involved with measuring how drivers trust vehicles that drive themselves.

December 12, 2017

Monitoring nuclear devices

CVT AR Headset

The Consortium for Verification Technology, led by Sara Pozzi, professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences, works to provide the research and development and human capital to address technology and policy issues in monitoring nuclear nonproliferation treaty compliance. In this video, Ph.D. student Michael Hamel explains an augmented-reality headset that helps users find sources of radiation.