University of Michigan athletics received a much-needed boost this week with the hiring of Jim Harbaugh's son, Jay. The basketball team is still struggling however, so does the Caris LeVert injury mean it's closed curtains on the Wolverine season? Then, Current Sports invites longtime sports radio host Jack Ebling to the show to discuss his network switch and all things sports. Finally, the show ends with the top five awkward sports moments, a segment that listeners will want to stick around for.
In a world where there seems to be an app for anything and everything, smartphone technology may now be expanding into the realm of mental health treatment. A team of University of Michigan researchers is developing a smartphone app that would help people living with bipolar disorder.
We recently reported on a snakebite incident in Lower Michigan. A young, barefoot visitor to an Ann Arbor botanical garden was bitten by an Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake, the only rattlesnake native to our state. The young girl was hospitalized and recovered. The incident has triggered an advisory from a group of Michigan naturalists of the risk of an encounter with this species of snake in our state.
Starting next week, artwork from all over the state will be featured in the University of Michigan’s "Atonement" exhibition. The artists participating in this exhibit are all connected by a shared aspect of their past - all the artists were at one time incarcerated.