They often get a bad rap, but in-laws can be a woman's best friend.
Complete video coverage of 2010 commencement, including President Obama and other graduation speakers.
(Video courtesy Big Ten Network and U-M Office of Vice President for Communications. You can purchase DVDs with speeches, highlights, and the voices of graduates here.)
Photos of students celebrating commencement ceremonies in Michigan Stadium.
Coverage of commencement from across the nation. Plus, U-M experts project slow economic recovery, offer tips for better health, help Iraqi entrepreneurs, review climate science, push for hard-nosed education reform, and more.
U-M researchers have found that PTSD, the severe anxiety disorder that can follow traumatic events, is not just a psychological problem. "Traumatic events can get under your skin and literally alter your biology," says researcher Monica Uddin, whose team found that trauma seems to change gene expression, altering the immune system.
Why would U-M embark on a formal research collaboration with a university in Shanghai?
Beth Myerowitz graduated this spring after overhauling her life and career, at 59, to attend U-M. But that's not the only unique part of her story. Right at her side at spring commencement: her son, Joshua Sánchez, who earned his own graduate degree.
In U-M's new Social Venture Creation course, students who want to make the world a better place are learning hands-on how to use business savvy and market principles to solve society's challenges.
Slideshow: As Baby Boomers age, the incidence of eye and vision problems and of diabetes is increasing. U-M's newly constructed Brehm Tower is a world-class facility for research and treatment of those health problems.