Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Officer Stephen Mayfield of the UM-Flint Department of Public Safety speaks with a student while on a bicycle patrol of the campus. The Flint campus has added bike patrols as part of its Community Policing concept because it allows officers to respond quicker and gives them greater visibility. Click the photo for more information about the Flint bike patrols. (Photo by Mel Serow, UM-Flint)

New i>clicker to replace Qwizdom at LSA
Students and faculty in LSA will find learning much easier this fall, with the adoption of the i>clicker. The new “clicker” tool is replacing Qwizdom as LSA’s audience response tool and includes many user-friendly features.

U-M Autonomy students win robotic boat competition
The U-M Autonomy team, which includes students from several Michigan Engineering departments, recently took first place at the Third International Autonomous Surface Vehicle Competition, a student robotics contest in which ASVs of the team’s design race through an aquatic obstacle course.

Railroad trespass enforcement in place for July, August
The Norfolk-Southern Railroad Police will conduct a trespass-abatement enforcement campaign throughout July and August in the Ann Arbor area. Officers will enforce trespass laws on railroad property including the tracks near University Hospital and Mitchell fields.

The Michigan Difference

Mastering the challenge
Teams of master's degree students at the School of Natural Resources are working to promote sustainable economic development on Detroit's lower east side and a plan for light-rail transportation in the city. They are among 10 master's projects profiled in the current issue of Stewards, the SNRE magazine.