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Media coverage of the University of Michigan — September 2015

First look inside U-M’s $50M state-of-the art nursing school … New hand transplant program debuts … U-M is world’s fifth-most innovative university … U-M regents give praise — and a raise — to President Schlissel … Former U-M president is named next leader of AAU … Michigan gets $9.5M for study of impact of environmental factors on children’s health … U-M computer model shows Straits pipeline break would devastate Great Lakes … A million thanks: Pro athletes are sharing the wealth with their alma maters … Researchers finish study of Michigan oil, gas fracking.

Survey: U-M is world’s fifth-most innovative university — Detroit News

The University of Michigan is the world’s fifth-most innovative university, according to a survey released Wednesday by Reuters. Stanford University topped the Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities, followed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, the University of Washington and U-M.

First look inside U-M’s $50M, state-of-the-art School of Nursing facility — MLive

Sept. 17, 2015 — Back in 2008, Kathleen Potempa and Michelle Aebersold had a vision to bring state-of-the-art simulation centers to a dedicated learning facility for students and faculty of the University of Michigan’s School of Nursing. Seven years and $50 million later, Potempa, a professor and dean of the school, and Aebersold, a clinical associate professor and the director of its clinical learning center, will celebrate the grand opening of the most up-to-date and advanced School of Nursing facility in the country.

Media coverage of the University of Michigan — August 2015

A ‘diary’ unlocked: Stamps professor’s coming-of-age story put on film … States are racing to attract self-driving car industry. How does Michigan compare? … Little big black hole is supermassive oxymoron … What you need to know about toxic algae blooms … U-M unveils state of the art medical library … U-M sets school record with nearly 52,000 freshman applicants … Clean energy expected to power up more jobs in Michigan.

New hand transplant program starting up at U-M — Michigan Radio

Sept. 16 — The University of Michigan Health System has launched a new hand transplant program, saying it’s the first of its kind in Michigan. U-M says hand transplants are quite rare, and only seven programs in the United States offer hand transplants with about 100 having been performed worldwide.

Media Coverage of the University of Michigan — July 2015

Money magazine ranks U-M as 5th-best public school … U-M to test driverless 3-D printed carts … Rethinking exercise as a source of immediate rewards … U.S. News names best hospitals: 7 in Michigan, 4 in metro Detroit … Obama picks Michigan professor for Fed board … Inside the fake town in Michigan where self-driving cars are being tested.