Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Currently ranked No. 1 in the world out of 475 teams on the Formula Student World list, the MRacing Formula SAE team is preparing to take its car to the Formula Student Germany race in August. In this video, team members talk about their backgrounds and how the MRacing team operates. Click here to read more.

Report describes investigator experiences with IRBs
A report describing investigator experiences with the campus regulatory system for conducting research with human subjects is available from the Institute for Social Research Survey Research Center. The report content is based on investigator responses to a survey conducted in late 2009 and provides comparisons to responses from an initial survey conducted in late 2007. The surveys were a joint collaboration between the Office of Human Research Compliance Review and the Survey Research Center.

Geri Allen and the traditions of jazz
Geri Allen is widely recognized as one of the world’s great jazz pianists. Besides being a clinical associate professor of music at U-M, she’s a Guggenheim Fellowship winner and NAACP Image Award nominee. Michigan Today profiles Allen and highlights one of her "piano salons."

New Office of Career Planning to help law students chart their courses
A beefed-up and retooled Office of Career Planning debuted recently with the aim of helping Law School graduates become more marketable to employers.

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Connecting Kenya to the world
Rama Mwenesi is student director of the E-MAGINE team that is bringing a solar powered, cell phone-based Internet system to rural Kenya. In this video, he describes how E-MAGINE seeks to enhance the livelihoods of individuals in off-the-grid and underserved communities by developing sustainable Internet technologies that help connect them to the world.