Proof of life force

Moore and Krugliak

Coping with loss during COVID is crushing. But filmmaker Amy Moore, BA ’83, and arts curator Amanda Krugliak, BFA ’84, found joy amid the sorrow. They conceived a whimsical installation in Moore’s home to celebrate its late designer, Lance Lawlor, MFA ’75.

  1. Returning to in-person school during COVID-19

    Pediatric experts discuss topics ranging from virus transmission risks and a possible vaccine for kids to spotting signs of depression in teens, screen time, and supporting children during transitions.

  2. Music mattered most: How a medical team granted this patient’s wish

    To ease the pain of this musician’s medical journey, his support team at Michigan Medicine connected him to the Gifts of Art program. They fulfilled David Labelle’s wish to play the grand piano in University Hospital before he passed away.

  3. How to end discrimination in health research funding

    White researchers are nearly twice as likely to be awarded a grant than Black scientists of similar academic achievement. Now, a group of biomedical engineering leaders is calling on NIH and other funding agencies to address the stark disparity.

  4. County by county, study shows social inequality’s role in COVID-19’s toll

    Researchers found the higher a county’s score on a national index of social vulnerability, the more COVID cases and deaths per 100,000 occurred in that county — highlighting the role of social factors in the spread of coronavirus.

  5. Exposure to violence in adolescence linked to intimate partner violence, mental distress later in life

    Researchers found individuals who are exposed to high levels of violence in adolescence — a notable adolescent stressor — were at higher risk for intimate partner violence exposure 15 years later.

  6. Virtual training gives young adults with autism stronger interview skills to obtain jobs

    Virtual training sessions and separate preemployment assistance reduced anxiety and improved candidates’ access to jobs within six months compared to their counterparts who only received preemployment information.