It’s the anniversary of U-M’s Musical Theatre program, and many of its famous alums are returning to campus to celebrate.
Archive for February, 2009
Our movie guy’s favorite films about protesters’ triumphs and regrets.
Developing countries use proportionally less energy than industrialized nations, but this could soon change. And it’s not just increased car use: as air conditioning becomes more widespread, energy use worldwide could soar.
- U-M’s Scott Atran described a possible path to Mideast peace (NY Times, Jan. 24, 2009)
- Researcher Arul Chinnaiyan’s team discovers a possible route to easier, better tests of prostate cancer (Reuters, Feb. 11, 2009)
- Former U-M President James Duderstadt led a study team that recommends new energy policies (Detroit Free Press, Feb. 9, 2009)
- Ann Arbor named best college sports town in the United States (Ohio State: not on the list) (Forbes, Feb. 12, 2009)
- …And more
Among defendants sentenced to death in the United States since 1973, at least 2.3 percent — and possibly more — were falsely convicted. So says a study co-authored by U-M law professor Samuel Gross.