Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Friday, May 10, 2013

The U.S. Department of Defense has blamed China's military for cyberattacks on the United States. In this video, Michael Bailey, a research associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, discusses how the attacks occur, what kind of damage they can create and ways to combat them.

Smoking declines after implementation of campus ban
A campus survey reveals a reduction in tobacco use by faculty and staff members roughly a year after U-M banned smoking on the grounds of its three campuses. The survey also shows a community that largely supports the smoke-free campus policy, and that has noticed a difference in the level of smoking on campus.

Student Affairs research symposium to explore student experiences, outcomes
Students, faculty and staff from Ann Arbor and beyond will meet Wednesday at the Michigan Union for the 10th annual Division of Student Affairs research symposium to explore ways to further student experiences and outcomes through research.

Wolverine Access getting a face-lift
Beginning Saturday, Wolverine Access users will see a new look and feel to the website that serves as the gateway to administrative systems for the campus community. The new appearance will not bring any changes in how users navigate the site or work with its various systems.

The Michigan Difference

A mission of thanks
Their parents earn as little as $2 a day, and they live in makeshift, one-room homes. But for seven days in October these 12 children in El Salvador received world-class cardiac care courtesy of a team headed by the U-M Health System. It was the second time the UMHS team traveled to the Central American country as part of an international collaborative sponsored by Gift of Life International. This time, the team trained a cardiac team in El Salvador on a variety of procedures and equipment so those doctors can provide similar care to the children in their country.