• Rising Waters

    In one of the most complex urban environments on earth, we follow a Michigan Engineer into Jakarta's monsoon season where 21st century engineering lets people save themselves from rising waters — 140 characters at a time.

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  • Bringing Braille back with better display technology

    Sile O’Modhrain, an associate professor in the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance and the School of Information, has teamed up with engineering researchers to build a better Braille display – one that could show the equivalent of a whole tablet screen at once.

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  • Meet the man giving a voice to the sun

    Robert Alexander works to give the sun a voice. As a sonification specialist at the University of Michigan, Alexander turns data from the sun into music. And not only does it sound beautiful, but it can help further our understanding of the celestial body.

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  • 2016 MLK Symposium

    U-M’s 30th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium titled #WhoWillBeNext features more than 50 special events across campus honoring Dr. King's life and vision.

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