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June 18, 2018

Multimedia Features

April 2, 2018

Flight test facility

M-Air | Outdoor U-M Fly Lab for Drones & Autonomous Aerial Vehicles

M-Air is a new outdoor fly lab for testing autonomous aerial vehicles at U-M. The $800,000, netted, four-story complex lets researchers and students safely push algorithms and equipment to their limits. In this video, Ella Atkins, professor of aerospace engineering, and graduate students Prashin Sharma and Matthew Romano describe the benefits of the new facility.

March 29, 2018

Rogel Cancer Center

Introducing the Rogel Cancer Center

In honor of Richard and Susan Rogel's many years of service and giving to U-M — most recently a $150 million gift to aid cancer research and care — the Board of Regents on Thursday renamed the Comprehensive Cancer Center the Rogel Cancer Center. In this video, the Rogels discuss what inspired their gift, and university officials explain how it will enable U-M to expand the scope of cancer research.

March 28, 2018

Innovation on the mat

Lisa Hass, senior associate athletic trainer for U-M women's gymnastics, wraps around gymnast Emma McLean's custom heel cup before a recent gymnastics meet. The heel cup, designed by a College of Engineering professor and technician, allowed McLean to compete in this year's Big Ten Championship following a soft-tissue bruise. (Photo courtesy of Michigan Athletics)

March 27, 2018

Streamline public transit

Streamline Public Transit | Tierra Bills

A lack of reliable public transportation has been a stumbling block for many Benton Harbor workers or those looking for work. Researchers at U-M are looking to provide data that will help city and area officials improve and streamline the services that could help residents escape poverty. This video explores Benton Harbor's transportation challenges and how U-M researchers are working to help.

March 26, 2018

Poultry, people and pathogens

Drug-Resistant Bacteria in Ecuador Chickens

U-M researchers have been studying production-style chicken farming practices in rural Ecuador. The research is part of a larger, longitudinal study that seeks to understand how new highways have affected the epidemiology in the area. In this video, Hayden Hedman, a doctoral candidate in the School for Environment and Sustainability, discusses his research into the use of antibiotics in chicken farming.