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Anna Michalak appointed U-M representative to UCAR

Associate Professor Anna Michalak was appointed University of Michigan representative to University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).| Short Read

UCAR, a nonprofit consortium of research universities, promotes partnership in a collaborative community dedicated to understanding the atmosphere and the interconnected processes that make up the Earth’s system, from the ocean floor to the Sun’s core. The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and UCAR’s community programs provide research, observing and computing facilities, and a variety of services for the atmospheric and Earth sciences community. Professor Richard Rood from the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences (AOSS) was also appointed U-M representative to UCAR. There is no set term limit for either appointment. For additional information please visit: UCAR For further information on Professor Michalak please visit: Michalak Homepage

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Cells under a microscope

Speedy “slingshot” cell movement observed for the first time

New findings suggest it might one day be possible to direct healthy cells to advance tissue repair therapies. | Short Read