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Nuclear Nonproliferation: U-M Participates in Project Monitoring Nuclear Reactors from Afar

Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences Professor Igor Jovanovic discusses the University's efforts to develop a detector prototype that will be able to discover secret nuclear reactors, used to produce materials for weapons, in neighboring countries. March 27, 2018. #5-15min #Engineering #webarticle #NuclearEngineeringandRadiologicalSciences #GovernmentandPolitics #Technology


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Two Solutions for GPU Efficiency Can Boost AI Performance

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Mosharaf Chowdhury and his lab create two Graphic Processing Unit (GPU) efficiency solutions: one by increasing work done by one unit and the other by increasing work across units. March 5, 2019. #5-15min #Engineering #webarticle #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Technology #Science #ArtificialIntelligence #ElectricalEngineering #ComputerScience


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U-M Study Suggests Impacts of Urbanization on Wild Bees Underestimated

School for Environment and Sustainability post-doctoral researcher Paul Glaum and colleagues find that urbanization has led to a decline in female bees. As female bees pollinate certain plants, this can prove to be detrimental. March 6, 2019. #5-15min #EnvironmentandSustainability #webarticle #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Society #Ecology #Biology #SocialCampaigns


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MLK Day Speaker Talila Lewis: Seeking Justice for All Communities through ‘Disability Justice and Disability Solidarity’

U-M Law presents MLK Day guest speaker, Talila Lewis, attorney, social justice engineer, and educator, to discuss the oversimplification of Dr. King's work, which was rich with intersectionality, particularly, disability rights. February 4, 2019. #5-15min #Law #web-article #MichiganLaw #Government/Politics #Society #Diversity,Equity,andInclusion #Disability #SocialJustice ​​​


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New Social Studies Curriculum Developed by Chauncey Monte-Sano and Mary Schleppegrell Promotes Literacy, Free to Teachers Nationwide

School of Education Professors Monte-Sano and Schleppegrell create the program "Read.Inquire.Write" that challenges students to engage actively with learning materials. August 30, 2018. #5-15min #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Resource #Technology #Literature #ChaunceyBMonte-Sano #MaryJSchleppegrell ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Preventing Developmental Delays in Babies After Heart Surgery

Michigan Medicine Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon Jennifer Romano offers advice on how to prevent developmental delays in babies recovering from heart surgery. November 4, 2018. #5-15min #Medicine #video #MichiganMedicine #Health/Wellness #Science #CardiovascularMedicine #Pediatrics #Disease #Surgery ​​


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Why Poverty is Not a Personal Choice, but a Reflection of Society

U-M Poverty Solutions researcher Shervin Assari argues that the United States' cultural emphasis on individual responsibility obscures recognition of the structural inequalities at the root of poverty. June 30, 2017. #web-article #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #Economics #Poverty #Inequality #TheConversation #Medicine #PublicHealth #PovertySolutions #ShervinAssari #5-15min


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Translating Research Into Policy: Lessons from Simplifying Access to Financial Aid

Ford School of Public Policy, Education, and Economics Professor Susan Dynarski discusses the complexity of student financial aid forms and the relative ineffectiveness due to this barrier. May 21, 2018. #5-15min #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #HigherEducation #Fiance #Policy #FAFSA


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Interrupted Mothers' Letters: Manuscripts in the Clements Library

U-M William L. Clements Library Assistant Curator of Manuscripts Jayne Ptolemy examines historical letters written by mothers of young children, detailing the fatigue of multi-tasking that did not inhibit these mothers from finding time to write. May 11, 2018. #5-15min #webarticle #WilliamL.ClementsLibrary #ArtsandCulture #Society #History #Parenting


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Small-scale Poultry Farming Could Mean Big Problem in Developing Countries

School of Public Health and School for the Environment and Sustainability researchers have discovered that chickens in developing countries such as Ecuador have become immune to antibiotics, raising serious health concerns for consumers. December 18, 2018. #5-15min #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #Environment/Sustainability #HealthandWellness #Food/Drink #Disease #Poverty #chickens