Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Innovation

  1. SkySpecs: A 10-year overnight success

    Alumni startup takes off in the drone space with an autonomous solution for inspecting wind turbines.

  2. Life's a beach

    Researchers are working in Lake Michigan communities to shore up effects of beach erosion as threats intensify from fluctuating Great Lakes water levels.

  3. Star Wars science with Flintstones delivery

    Right Drug. Right person. Right time. Right price. How precision benefit design makes precision medicine financially possible.

  4. Thinking inside the box

    Emeritus art professor collaborates with School of Social Work/Peace Corps alum to create low-cost cardboard cradle that enhances infant safety.

  5. Music and the games people play

    Video game audio has progressed so much that artists and orchestras now contribute interactive, complex scores to the experience.

  6. What's that ringing in your ears?

    Specially timed signals ease tinnitus symptoms by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain.

  7. Cybersecurity in self-driving cars

    Mcity report gives new insights into automated vehicle vulnerabilities, threats.

  8. Diving into science diplomacy

    Recent diving trip to Cuba is as much about building relationships as it is about advancing science.

  9. Fighting cancer . . . with cancer

    Three-dimensional, lab-grown cells may one day help doctors zero in on individualized treatments for ovarian cancer.