News & Announcements

News & Announcements for April 2014

Students use Data Visualization to Map Moby Dick

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)

Technology meets literature as students map a classic novel

By Sheryl James, University Record

Faculty Spotlight: Preserving the Past in Papyrology

photo Brendan Haug
Brendan Haug brought his experience from working with papyrology collections at Yale University and the University of California, Berkeley, to U-M. (Photo by Martin Vloet, 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.