Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
Michigan Shake project measures crowd response during U-M home football games; data could inform earthquake studies.
U-M startup Ecovia Renewables hopes to rid the planet’s landfills of disposable diapers; team is working with manufacturers to put a biodegradable material into product prototypes.
U-M’s Center for Social Media Responsibility analyzes news on Facebook and Twitter, just in time for 2018 election.
Gérard Mourou advanced ‘chirped pulse amplification,’ pushing the limits of optical science.
Elsie MacGill, MSE ’29, the first female aeronautical engineer trained at U-M, weathered polio to build planes for Britain’s R.A.F.
Helmet therapy developed at U-M corrects plagiocephaly, a flattening of the head, which afflicted two of three triplets born at Mott.
Ultra-high-performance concrete promises more durable roads and bridges, not to mention budgets.
With its outdoor fly lab for drone testing, U-M now hosts advanced robotics facilities for land, air, sea, and space. Plus: Robotics building breaks ground.
Richard and Susan Rogel’s record-breaking gift to Michigan Medicine — at $150 million — will transform cancer research.