Tracking India and other activities at University of Michigan
A group of students are spending a month in Golden Temple in Amritsar, India learning about sustainable nourishment.
They are sharing their experiences on a blog - GIEU India 2014
A group of University of Michigan students has spent a month in rural India surveying water needs, a project that gave them a deeper understanding of village life – the delights of the mango harvest, festive weddings and cricket matches.
The students, who called themselves the BLUElab India team, departed in early May to begin the water assessment project that will help them design filtration and storage technology in the western state of Gujarat.
“It involves going to different villages and mapping their water needs. Where does the water come from? What are its uses everyday and how is it disposed?” said Mike McGahren Clemens, team co-leader and a junior in chemical engineering.
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Your personal computer may soon become more compact and energy efficient as laser could replace the mesh of wires.
Scientists at University of Michigan, led by Pallab Bhattacharya, have found a new and more efficient way to make a coherent laser-like beam.
The ‘laser-like’ beam is made up of precarious particles called polaritons that are part light and part matter.
ANN ARBOR—Mary Sue Coleman, president of the University of Michigan, is the recipient of the 2014 Cassandra Pyle Award that honors her lifelong impact on international education.
Coleman, who retires in July after serving 12 years as U-M’s president, received the award from NAFSA: Association of International Educators, one of the world’s largest organizations promoting global education and exchange. MORE
President Coleman has traveled to China, Africa, Brazil and India to promote global education opportunities for students, faculty and researchers.
A group of students from University of Michigan are travelling to Golden Temple in northern India with College of Engineering professor Jasprit Singh to learn about sustainable nourishment and bring back lessons to their own community.