Kids celebrate 'Earth Day' at Matthaei

Jaimelyn Gregg (left), 8 years of age and a student at Honey Creek School, and Jay Butler, a fourth-grader at Elliott Elementary School in Inkster, check their 'pond dipplings' for microscopic life during Earth Day activities at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Photo by Bob Kalmbach

Solar car team unveils wolverine

Students on the U-M Solar Car Team unveiled their fourth-generation solar car, Wolverine, in an April 28 ceremony at the Media Union. Several hundred sponsors, parents, faculty and staff attended the event. Wolverine will be one of the 40 student-designed solar cars competing in Sunrayce 97---a 1,200-mile intercollegiate race from Indianapolis to Colorado Springs---to be held June 19-28. Photo by Bob Kalmbach