‘Go Blue Challenge’ encourages employee participation in run/walk
In support of this year’s annual Big House Big Heart Run/Walk, U-M leadership has issued a “Go Blue Challenge” to every department, school and college. Employees are asked to form a team and participate in any of the run/walk events taking place Oct. 9.
$13 million NSF center to explore new ways to manipulate light
A new $13 million National Science Foundation center based at U-M will develop high-tech materials that manipulate light in new ways. The research could enable advances such as invisibility cloaks, nanoscale lasers, high-efficiency lighting, and quantum computers.
Technology to enhance communications at new hospitals
The U-M Health System has selected new technology designed to enhance communications and the patient experience at the new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital. It will connect clinical alarm and alert data from medical devices to communications devices, wireless phones and pagers.
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The Michigan Difference
Advocating for families
When law professor Vivek Sankaran saw the growing number of children being unnecessarily placed in foster care in the Detroit area, he saw the need of an advocacy group for low-income families. The Detroit Center for Family Advocacy became a pilot program geared at providing legal representation and social work services to families in need.