Dr. Donna Strickland, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Waterloo, presented a lecture to approximately 200 people at Rackham Auditorium Thursday on the research that won her the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2018.
The National Academy of Medicine announced the election of 100 members at its annual meeting last Monday. Three University of Michigan faculty members are among the new class of members, including Rebecca Cunningham, James Dalton and Gabriel Nuñez.
The University of Michigan held a groundbreaking for its new $920-million-dollar hospital on Friday, featuring remarks from University President Mark Schlissel and U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Ann Arbor.
A portion of northern Washtenaw County was aerially sprayed to combat the spread of a mosquito-borne virus last Saturday night, according to Susan Ringler Cerniglia, Communications and Community Health Promotion Administrator at the Washtenaw County Health Department.
College students go nuts for squirrels, but at the University of Michigan researchers have taken an interest as well. U-M is one of several schools participating in a research project called the Kluane Red Squirrel Project.
The Life Sciences Institute at the University of Michigan received $45 million in funding to advance their research initiatives, as a result of President Mark Schlissel’s Biosciences Initiative which was announced in November.