A man smokes outside the Undergraduate Library, a smoke free zone, on Wednesday.

LSA sophomore Caitlin Walrath was casually smoking a cigarette near the fountain behind the Michigan Union Tuesday night — an area the University of Michigan designates as “smoke-free.”

Physicians, particularly those who are also mothers, are not likely to report or seek help for mental health issues, according to a University of Michigan study published last week in the General Hospital Psychiatry journal.

Robbert Sellers, Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion and Academic Affairs speaks about the community of support the University of Michigan offers at the first generation student dinner at the Rogel Ballroom at the Union on Monday.

First-Generation College Students @ Michigan, a student group that focuses on recognizing and resolving the needs of first-generation students, held a welcome dinner for about 100 first-generation University of Michigan students Monday evening.

University of Michigan researchers are trying to turn motion-sensors, high-tech treadmills and complex data analysis into the running coaches of the future.

Last week, the University of Michigan Library launched Research Data Services, which includes Deep Blue Data, a service that aims to help grow data repositories for research at the University.

Joel Maier, Mott-certified child life specialist and Rev. Lindsay Bona, manager of the UMHS Spiritual Care Department with therapy dogs Denver and Anna speak with a reporter at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital on Thursday.

When you walk through some University of Michigan Health system facilities, you might meet Anna and Denver, who arrived at UMHS this July. They work full days and make rounds at the hospital, visiting different medical centers and meeting new people.

Silvia Pedraza, professor of Sociology and American Culture.

This article is part of an ongoing series profiling researchers at the University of Michigan.

The University of Michigan received a $3.9 million grant from the National Institue of Health to fund its musculoskeletal research, a program which involves several schools including the School of Dentistry, the School of Public Health and LSA on Aug. 30.

LSA sophomore Marina Garcia stands in front of her UROP project at the annual Spring Research Symposium at the Michigan Union on Tuesday.

The University Research Opportunity Program held its annual Spring Research Symposium at the Michigan Union Tuesday. During the symposium, student researchers presented their year-long projects to the public, covering such topics as political science, microbiology and sociology.