1. February 12, 2024

    It Happened at Michigan — ‘I really disliked writing papers’

    Thomas Knoll was trying to write his dissertation about the processing of digital images. But he found working on a software program he’d been noodling with far more interesting

  2. September 9, 2021

    Faculty member releases never-before-seen photos of 9/11

    A new photographic documentary released this week by, David Turnley, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and U-M professor, captures images before the Twin Towers fell, and the immediate aftermath, on Sept. 11, 2001.

  3. February 15, 2021

    Lecturer’s hobby combines love of history, photography

    Lynn Carpenter, lecturer IV in ecology and evolutionary biology, and in molecular, cellular and developmental biology in LSA, re-creates old photos by taking recent shots from the same vantage point.

  4. February 2, 2021

    Clements exhibition examines Black empowerment, resilience

    Frederick Douglass once said: “Poets, prophets, and reformers are all picture-makers — and this ability is the secret of their power and of their achievements. They see what ought to be by the reflection of what is, and endeavor to remove the contradiction.” Douglass left ample proof of this belief, using the power of his…
  5. January 9, 2020

    Clements Library acquires collection of rare Native American photos

    The William L. Clements Library has added a rare collection of Native American photos from noted collector Richard Pohrt Jr., to the library’s renowned archive of early American history.