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December 12, 2018

Multimedia Features

October 8, 2018

2018 DEI Summit

Actress and activist Diane Guerrero, star of “Orange is the New Black” and “Jane the Virgin,” discussed the experience of dealing with her parents’ deportation, and the importance of voting in a talk moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. to kick off U-M’s 2018 DEI Summit on Monday. (Photo by Austin Thomason, Michigan Photography)

October 4, 2018

Leadership Breakfast

President Mark Schlissel unveiled a couple of major announcements — that the Victors for Michigan campaign has passed the $5 billion mark, and that U-M is pursuing a path toward carbon neutrality — at his annual Leadership Breakfast on Thursday. The president also updated and highlighted a variety of ongoing initiatives and projects at U-M. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)

October 4, 2018

Diesel from algae

Andre Boehman, professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Walter E. Lay Automotive Laboratory, works on a heavy-duty, single-cylinder engine in the auto lab. Boehman is part of a research team that has received a $2 million federal grant to develop biofuels from algae. (Photo by Evan Dougherty, College of Engineering)

October 2, 2018

Open Lab Day

Graduate assistant Ruchika Tadakala shows new master’s student Aditya Shankar Chakrabarty around Assistant Professor Amanda Esquivel’s biomechanical engineering lab during Open Lab Day at UM-Dearborn’s College of Engineering and Computer Science. The event helps connect CECS graduate students interested in research with faculty who need lab assistants. (Photo by Lou Blouin)

October 1, 2018

Big House wellness

From left, U-M fitness instructors Camille Piner, Julie Sterling, Oluwadamilare Adeyri and Geraldine Powell lead a Zumba session for some of the more than 1,200 faculty and staff who attended “Be Well in the Big House” at Michigan Stadium on Friday. The second annual event, sponsored by MHealthy, featured strength training, Zumba, yoga and meditation sessions on the field and health-focused activities on the concourse. The event showcases the university's ongoing commitment to personal well-being. (Photo by Scott C. Soderberg, Michigan Photography)