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Michigan Minds brings to life the breadth and depth of faculty expertise at the University of Michigan. This series features quick yet informative analysis that provides unique perspectives on today’s top issues. U-M faculty are among the world’s leading researchers and teachers across all disciplines. Michigan Minds taps that thought leadership and shares this expertise with the world.
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Michigan Minds University of Michigan

    • Education
    • 4.3 • 7 Ratings

Michigan Minds brings to life the breadth and depth of faculty expertise at the University of Michigan. This series features quick yet informative analysis that provides unique perspectives on today’s top issues. U-M faculty are among the world’s leading researchers and teachers across all disciplines. Michigan Minds taps that thought leadership and shares this expertise with the world.
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    When will cars drive themselves?

    When will cars drive themselves?

    In this episode of the Michigan Minds podcast, Henry Liu—director of Mcity and the Center for Connected and Automated Transportation, and a professor of civil and environmental engineering at U-M's College of Engineering—gives an overview on the state of autonomous vehicles, whether you're wondering what the hold-up is for cars that no longer need driver's wheels, or eyeing offerings like Tesla's Full Self-Driving, GM's Super Cruise or Ford's BlueCruise.


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    • 17 min
    One medicinal chemist's mission to bring better medicine to sick and dying species

    One medicinal chemist's mission to bring better medicine to sick and dying species

    In this episode of the Michigan Minds podcast, Timothy Cernak, associate professor of medicinal chemistry in the College of Pharmacy and associate professor of chemistry in the the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, makes the case for growing the field of conservation medicine and calls on pharmacists and medicinal chemists to "be on the front line of species conservation."


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    • 16 min
    Geoff Chatas says campus becomes "living lab" for environmental stewardship

    Geoff Chatas says campus becomes "living lab" for environmental stewardship

    Last January, president Santa J. Ono set the university on a path to imagine what aspirations the University of Michigan could achieve in the next 10 years. 
    Vision 2034 is the outcome of the yearlong strategic visioning process that engaged more than 25,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and local community members. 
    U-M's vision to be the defining public university outlines four areas where the university will make dramatic and focused impact: life-changing education; human health and well-being; democracy, civic and global engagement; and climate action, sustainability and environmental justice. 
    Geoff Chatas, the university's chief financial officer, talked with us about climate action, sustainability, and environmental justice. 


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    • 19 min
    Marschall Runge sees continued statewide expansion and disease prevention efforts increase in Vision 2034.

    Marschall Runge sees continued statewide expansion and disease prevention efforts increase in Vision 2034.

    U-M's Vision 2034 is the outcome of the yearlong strategic visioning process that engaged more than 25,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and local community members. 
    U-M's vision to be the defining public university outlines four areas where the university will make dramatic and focused impact: life-changing education; human health and well-being; democracy, civic and global engagement; and climate action, sustainability and environmental justice. 
    Marschall Runge, executive vice president for medical affairs and dean of the Medical School, spoke with us about human health and well-being.


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    • 18 min
    Provost Laurie McCauley shares vision for making education more accessible

    Provost Laurie McCauley shares vision for making education more accessible

    UM's Vision 2034 is the outcome of the yearlong strategic visioning process that engaged more than 25,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and local community members. UM's vision to be the defining public university outlines four areas where the university will make dramatic and focused impact; life-changing education, human health and well-being, democracy, civic and global engagement, climate action, sustainability, and environmental justice. 
    Provost Laurie McCauley talks about life changing education.


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    • 19 min
    President Santa J. Ono shares vision on democracy and engagement

    President Santa J. Ono shares vision on democracy and engagement

    In January 2034, president Santa J. Ono set the university on a path to imagine what aspirations the University of Michigan could achieve in the next 10 years. UM's Vision 2034 is the outcome of the yearlong strategic visioning process that engaged more than 25,000 students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and local community members. 
    UM's vision to be the defining public university outlines four areas where the university will make dramatic and focused impact; life-changing education, human health and well-being, democracy, civic and global engagement, climate action, sustainability, and environmental justice. 
    Ono talks about democracy, civic and global engagement on this episode of the Michigan Minds podcast.

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    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Rlangdon90 ,

Very informative

Thanks for producing!

99-1 ,

Interesting topics but too focused on conclusion

Wish the individual podcasts were more in depth and a bit longer

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