In this personal essay, MT writer Madeline Strong Diehl chronicles her “accidental conversion” to nuclear power through an encounter with U-M’s Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science students.
A visit to U-M’s historic Detroit Observatory still stirs a sense of awe and adventure.
After a 30-year hiatus in new construction, a handful of U.S. utility companies are moving forward with plans to join a “nuclear renaissance” that seems to be affecting countries around the globe. Some 40 countries — mainly in the Middle East and Asia — have committed to enhancing or creating nuclear portfolios.
New findings hold promise for victims of dementia, Lou Gehrig’s disease.
“Anyone who has touched the place is passionate about U-M,” says the University’s 14th president as he prepares to lead Michigan into its third century.
Academics see role, responsibility in raising quality of public discourse.