. . . October 1995
The Work of the Lord
A U-M biomedical engineering team is making breakthroughs in skeletal repair.
Perfect Hawkeyes at Michigan
Three biomedical engineering students who ame to U-M from the University of Iowa graduate with 4.0 grade point averages.
Hello, Young Plovers, Wherever You Are . . .
Twenty-one pairs of piping plovers nesting on Lake Michigan beaches have given researchers at the U-M Biological Station hope that this bird may be making a comeback.
2-millimeter Giant Steps
Since 1991, researchers at the U-M College of Engineering’s S.M. Wu Manufacturing Research Center have been helping the American auto industry build quality into domestically produced vehicles.
Tracking the Wild Radish
Experiments at the University of Michigan Biological Station show that genetic strains of wild radish vary widely in reproduction when exposed to higher-than-normal levels of carbon dioxide.
Duderstadt To Retire from Presidency
James Johnson Duderstadt, the 11th president of the University of Michigan, says intends "to retire from the presidency and return to the faculty of the University next summer."
Building for the Future
A $38-million building, full of $7 million worth of equipment, will be dedicated to creative collaboration in music, art, engineering, architecture, education, the humanities, medicine and manufacturing.
Thylias Moss: A Poet of Many Voices and Spellbinding Delivery
Her hands clasped, her head lowered, award-winning poet Thylias Moss sits in a chair at Ann Arbor’s Concordia College and waits for what she calls her "poetry experience."
International Poetry Guild Links young poets with university mentors.
7 Get Guggenheims
Seven faculty members were among 152 artists, scholars and scientists awarded 1995 Guggenheim Fellowships.
Nubia: Renown Unearthed from Ruins
Rebutting Hegel's disdainful remark that "Africa has no history."
Vietnam---U-M Faculty's Historic Teach-in of 30 Years Ago.
March 24 marked the anniversary of one of the most significant anti-war demonstrations to be held at the University.
Medical School Alumna on 55-cent Stamp
Alice Hamilton, who earned a medical degree from Michigan in 1893, is honored on a stamp in the Great American series.
The Battle of Lexicon
The role of the U-M's English Language Institute in spreading English's banner around the world.
A Famous ELI Student
Marina Oswald, widow of the accused assassin of John F. Kennedy, attended the English Language Institute in 1965.
Englishes Are the International Language
English is the dominant language in science and technology, medicine and health care fields, commerce, business and industry and much more.
About Those Rankings
Some find academic rankings pretty rank.
. . . Let Us Count the Ways
Methodologies vary among those who rank institutions academically.
$1.5 Million Gift Funds Chair for Korean Studies
The Korea Foundation endows a professorship in the new Korean Studies Program.
Library on 'The Net'
The School of Information and Library Studies has opened the world's first Internet Public Library.
Judaica Collection Gains Curator, Exhibits Adler Holdings
The Center for Judaic Studies receives a gift toward endowing a curator for the Judaica Collection of the University Library.
Alumni Issue Football CD-ROM
U-M alumni in Stella Interactive of California issue a tour of Wolverine football history with visual and audio highlights.
A retired professor remembers his sailor/painter days during World War II.
That's Positively (or Negatively) Spooky!
From Clements Library, an exhibit on a 19th-century photographer who sold 'spirit images' of deceased loved ones..
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