UMHS teams prepared for Sunday’s inpatient move to new hospitals
Moving is a challenge for anyone, and moving a hospital is even more complicated. The U-M Health System has a detailed plan for transferring patients, equipment and operations to the new C.S. Mott Children’s and Von Voigtlander Women’s hospitals. The inpatient move takes place Sunday.
Jude talks Gobies on cable series exploring invasive species
David Jude, a research scientist at SNRE, is featured in a cable documentary exploring invasive species in the Great Lakes. Jude's work with Gobies is mentioned in the new series "Silent Invaders," created and being aired by Pursuit Channel TV, a cable channel for outdoor enthusiasts.
Engineering shares holiday greetings via interactive map
The College of Engineering has created an interactive, global project to collect and spread holiday greetings around the world. Alumni, students and staff with a connection to Michigan Engineering can upload a video or submit a holiday memory or tradition that can be accessed on a map showing where the greeting originated. (Note: The map requires the Flash plug-in.)
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Jumpstart on success
Seeing the educational needs of low-income, at-risk preschool students inspired senior Jillian Rodriguez to join Jumpstart, a collaboration between U-M and AmeriCorps that works with children who are a year away from kindergarten. Student volunteers meet weekly with children to strengthen their language, literary and social skills.