The M-Cubed CubeSat mini-satellite, built by Michigan students, will be used to test high resolution camera hardware for a future NASA Earth science mission. It was scheduled to launch into orbit Oct. 28. Photo courtesy The Michigan Exploration Lab.
U-M and Google will work together in the coming year to bring a wide array of Web-based tools to the university community that will enhance collaboration across campus and beyond.
A rare and lively discussion with Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi was held Oct. 25 after the global icon for democracy received the Wallenberg Medal. The humanitarian honor is named after a U-M alumnus who saved tens of thousands of Jews near the end of World War II.
U-M soon will open the doors to its new, state-of-the-art C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, a space that’s surrounded by nature, designed for privacy and efficiency, and where those who face complex medical challenges will look to the university for improved health and hope.
Four U-M projects have received a share of the $250 million that Dow Chemical Co. has announced it will award to top universities over the next decade, in an effort to help develop a 21st-century work force and address 21st-century challenges.
This year’s annual Big House Big Heart Run/Walk raised more than $120,000 for three U-M programs: ALS Research at the Program for Neurology Research & Discovery, C.S. Mott Children’s and Von Voigtlander Women’s hospitals, and the Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center.
Verizon cell phone users at this year’s U-M home football games have been able to call, text, post or tweet thanks to a new antenna system deployed at Michigan Stadium. The system is capable of expanding to handle additional cellular carriers such as AT&T, which currently is being tested.
Thirty-five graduate students in business, public policy and social work have been selected to work with 22 nonprofit organizations across Southeast Michigan through the Nonprofit and Public Management Center’s (NPM) Board Fellowship Program.
Julie Nelson, senior administrative specialist, Project Healthy Schools and MHealthy, on children attending Camp Crackerjack: “…when they’re on a horse’s back they are free, they are just as able as the next person.”
Nobel Laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, 3-4 p.m. Nov. 7, Rackham Auditorium.