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Students and Faculty Team up to Explore Ann Arbor Microgrid Solutions

A recent study conducted by a multidisciplinary team of students at the University of Michigan evaluated the feasibility of installing microgrids at a number of city-owned sites in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Personal Statement: Climb Every Mountain

If this were supposed to be our easiest hike, how was I going to survive the rest of the month? Worst-case scenarios were playing through my head, the most dramatic of which involved me calling home for a plane ticket back to Michigan.

2017 New Zealand Field Trip Video, by Kevin Ortiz

University of Michigan Researchers use Drones to Map Landslides from New Zealand Earthquake

A team of geologists and engineers led by U-M is mapping surface ruptures and some of the tens of thousands of landslides triggered by the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that struck New Zealand's South Island on Nov. 13. In this video, team leader Marin Clark, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, and team member Dimitrios Zekkos, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, discuss the techniques the team is using.

   

  

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