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Gargoyle art, Sarah Neff

Just humor me

Campus unrest often erupts at times of social unrest. But what about campus humor? Some say it’s at its best when times are not.

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Working his way through

An African-American student of the 1920s left a vivid memoir of his years in a semi-segregated Ann Arbor.

Ikeyp with cell phone

Getting smart about opioids

Alumni entrepreneurs create iKeyp, a “smart safe” for meds that promises security, deterrence, and adherence.

Barbara Newell, 1971

Me too, circa 1970

In 1970, a female secretary inspired one of the great sea changes in the University’s history: that Michigan should treat women the same as men.

Drone drops ball at M-Air.

Gonna fly now

With its outdoor fly lab for drone testing, U-M now hosts advanced robotics facilities for land, air, sea, and space. Plus: Robotics building breaks ground.