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Associated Press December 13, 2019

iGym levels playing field for disabled, able-bodied children

The Associated Press profiles this multidisciplinary project involving EECS-ECE Prof. Hun-Seok Kim to create an inclusive play space for people of all abilities.
Mashable December 12, 2019

Off the sidewalk and into the bike lane: Autonomous delivery bot brings lunch orders

Refraction AI launched lunch service in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Thursday with its fleet of REV-1 delivery robots only about a year after the company first formed. Its co-founders are robotics professors at the nearby University of Michigan.
In the News December 12, 2019

Refraction launches robotic lunch delivery in Ann Arbor

Less than six months after Refraction came out of stealth mode, the robotics startup is launching its first food delivery service, for residents of Ann Arbor, Michigan, according to a statement released on Dec. 12.
December 12, 2019

Refraction Launches Robotic Lunch Delivery in Ann Arbor, MI

Given that we’ve already seen Refraction AI‘s REV-1 autonomous delivery vehicle tackle the snow covered roads of Ann Arbor, MI, it’s not really a surprise that the company announced today — in the middle of December — that it will start delivering lunches to people who don’t want to brave the cold. December 12, 2019

Self-driving food delivery service launches in Ann Arbor

Robotic food delivery is now available in Ann Arbor. Refraction AI has long been working on the Rev-1, a self-driving robot that delivers food from restaurants to customers, and the Ann Arbor-based company is launching the service to the public Thursday.
December 12, 2019

Refraction’s robot delivery service launches today in Ann Arbor

Today is an exciting day for us at Refraction — we’re launching our first commercial food delivery service in Ann Arbor.
December 12, 2019

Tandem helps students work, participate better in teams

Tandem, was designed to help students navigate conflict, develop leadership skills and understand how different types of people work. It allows instructors to offer real-time correction when student group activities go off track.
MGoBlue December 10, 2019

Scholar Stories: Gu Doing What She Loves at Michigan — Dance, Computer Science

Allison Gu keeps busy: a senior in CS with an entrepreneurship minor, she's also tri-captain of the U-M Dance Team.
National Geographic December 10, 2019

The sun keeps getting stranger, dive-bombing solar probe shows

CLaSP Professor Justin Kasper says the first batch of data from Parker is exciting but there's still plenty left unanswered.
VICE December 10, 2019

NASA’s solar probe found things near the Sun that we can’t explain

CLaSP Professor Justin Kasper details the first findings from Parker – and some unanswered questions.
The New York Times December 10, 2019

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is unlocking the Sun’s mysteries

CLaSP Professor Justin Kasper shares his perspective on the first batch of data from Parker.
ABC December 10, 2019

iGym levels playing field for disabled, able-bodied children

EECS-ECE Assistant Professor Hun Seok Kim and other U-M researchers work is featured in ABC.