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September 21, 2017

Multimedia Features

May 15, 2017

Cosmogonic Tattoos

An Inside Look at Jim Cogswell: Cosmogonic Tattoos

For the U-M bicentennial, artist Jim Cogswell, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and professor of art and design, has created a series of public window installations in response to the holdings of the U-M Museum of Art and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. In this video, Cogswell describes the idea behind the displays and how he created them.

May 12, 2017

Ready to work

U-M Program Helps Young Adults with Disabilities Get Ready for Workforce

The Bridge to Work Program is a collaboration among the Michigan Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, U-M Human Resources, Michigan Rehabilitation Services and Work Skills Corp. It provides pathways to employment for young people with pediatric-onset disabilities. In this video, Ned Kirsch, clinical associate professor emeritus of physical medicine and rehabilitation, and Lois Allen, general manager for Central Campus Dining Services, discuss the program and how it's helping one young chef thrive.

May 11, 2017

Chinese dance collection

University of Michigan Chinese Dance Collection

A collaboration between Emily Wilcox, assistant professor of Chinese studies, and Liangyu Fu, associate librarian at U-M's Asia Library, has produced North America's largest collection of materials related to Chinese dance. Items from that collection are the basis for an exhibition now on view at the Hatcher Graduate Library through May 15. In this video, Wilcox and Fu discuss Chinese dance and how the collection came about.

May 10, 2017

Precision medicine and prostate cancer

Precision Medicine for Prostate Cancer Patients

New, statistically derived guidelines are helping urologists across Michigan zero in on which prostate cancer patients to scan for the spread of their disease. In this video, Brian Denton, professor of industrial and operations engineering, and graduate student Christine Barnett, discuss how researchers have developed a new standard for determining whether or not prostate cancer patients need to undergo further tests.

May 9, 2017

The future of Obamacare

University of Michigan Teach-Out: The Future of Obamacare

As a House-approved bill to replace the Affordable Care Act moves to the Senate, faculty at the School of Public Health invite the public to participate in an online learning opportunity focused on what's at stake. In this video, Richard Hirth, professor and chair of health management and policy, previews the May 12 teach-out, titled "The Future of Obamacare: Repeal, Repair, or Replace?"