On May 14 the library welcomed Maurice York, incoming Associate University Librarian for Information Technology. York comes to Michigan from North Carolina State University, where he served as Head of Information Technology for the NCSU Libraries.
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Video studio manager brings student projects to life
By Katherine Plumhoff
The University Record
Just in time for the last round of final exams, the library launched a pilot napping space on the first floor of the Shapiro Undergraduate Library, offering students a safe place for brief spells of restorative sleep.
Five faculty projects honored for innovative teaching methods
By Kevin Brown, The University Record
April 28, 2014
Five U-M faculty projects that demonstrate fresh approaches to advance student learning will be recognized May 5 as winners of the sixth annual Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize.
Students Alissar Langworthy, center right, and Sam Torchio, seated, discuss a mini-course where they are mapping the novel "Moby-Dick." Also pictured, from left, are Patrick Tonks, assistant director for programming at the Institute for the Humanities, and Justin Joque, visualization librarian for U-M Libraries. (Photo by Roger Hart, Michigan Photography)
Papyrologist studies ancient treasures, preserves the past
By Erika Nestor, The University Record
April 7, 2014
As archivist of the University of Michigan's Papyrology Collection, Brendan Haug has the unique privilege of overseeing 30 pages from an original codex of the Letters of Paul from the New Testament.
Students virtually dissect hologram-like 3-D cadaver
By Laura Bailey, Michigan News
March 25, 2014
The 3-D virtual reality cadaver floats in space like a hologram on an invisible gurney.