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What Happens When Community College is Made Free

An article in the Conversation digs into the debate over whether the U.S. should offer free community college, free public college in general or additional college subsidies directed at low-income students. January 8, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Society #GovernmentandPolitics #Education #HigherEducation


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How to Tell if a Brain is Awake

Michigan Medicine Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology details how electroencephalograms or EEGs may not always be a reliable reflection of consciousness. December 24, 2019. # #MichiganMedicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Science #Neurosurgery #Brain


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E-cigarette and tobacco use patterns among U.S. adolescents

School of Nursing assistant professor Rebecca Evans-Polce et. al. have discovered that e-cigarette users have began smoking at a younger age, which may be related to the belief that e-cigarettes are healthier to use compared to tobacco. December 19, 2019. # #Nursing #web-article #SchoolofNursing #HealthandWellness #Society #Children #smoking #RebeccaEvans-Polce ​​​​​​​​​


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Open Water in Wintertime Arctic is Changing its Atmosphere

U-M Assistant Professor of Chemistry Kerri Pratt and team find that increases in open Arctic water in the wintertime is leading to a change in the microbiology of sea spray, and, in turn, the atmosphere. December 19, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #ClimateChange #Sustainability #Featured #FeaturedEnvironment ​​


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Katie Spak Paints Public Mural in DC

Stamps School of Art and Design Alumna Katie Spak paints a large mural of a painter in Washington D.C. to promote the role of the arts in the community. December 23, 2019. #5mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #Arts/Culture #Design


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Roland Graf’s iGYM: An Interactive and Inclusive Game for Kids With and Without Disabilities

Stamps School of Art and Design Professor Roland Graf develops iGYM, an augmented reality game system, in which kids with and without disabilities can play equitably. December 20, 2019. #5mins #ArtandDesign #web-article #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #Athletics #ArtsandCulture #Disability #Featured #FeaturedArts ​​


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Forecast 2020 - Fintech: Innovations in B2B Payments; Struggles for Cryptocurrencies

Michigan Ross FinTech Initiative co-faculty director Robert Dittmar speculates that an increase in fintech banking options will arise in 2020, but cryptocurrencies will likely never gain full mainstream acceptance. December 23, 2019. #5mins #Business #web-article #MichiganRoss #Business #Finance #Economics #Featured #FeaturedBusiness ​​


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Is Your Child Ready for a Pet? 6 Questions to Ask

Michigan Medicine's C.S. Mott's Children's Hospital Pediatrician Hannah King proffers advice for parents considering getting their child a pet and warns to never make buying a pet a spur-of-the-moment decision. December 16, 2019. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Health/Wellness #Society #Family #Children


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Bladder Leakage? 3 Things Women Should Know About Urinary Incontinence

Michigan Medicine Urogynecologist Pamela Fairchild dispels common myths regarding urinary incontinence and promotes potential treatment options. November 21, 2019. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Health/Wellness #ObstericsandGynecology


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Kidney Donation Connects Police Officers Beyond Line of Duty

Michigan Medicine shares the inspiring story of a local Ann Arbor police officer who donated her kidney to a fellow officer in need. November 26, 2019. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #Health/Wellness #Society #Transplant #Surgery