Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M


Dawson and Dietrich

The last B.M.O.C.

William “Buck” Dawson – who claimed membership in 19 student organizations (not to mention meeting Marlene Dietrich) – may have been the last of a passing breed, the Big Man on Campus.


Welles in his own words


It was an archivist’s dream come true recently when the U-M Library staff unearthed portions of a raw draft of Orson Welles’ incomplete, unpublished memoir.


The real B.A.T. man

Gary Kaberle, DDS ’72, had no idea the “cool” car he purchased for $2,600 in 1963 was a rare ’50s prototype with a chassis by Alfa Romeo. It was a discovery that would change his life.

Father with baby, stock

Father’s day

Today’s father plays an increasingly substantial role as caregiver, but much of what we know about parenting focuses on mothers. U-M researchers are working to change that.

A girl reads at Angell Hall

The joy of rereading

Novelist Nicholas Delbanco delivers a creative twist on the summer reading list, describing the distinct pleasure that comes with revisiting a favorite book.

Ian Clemens family bikes for scholarship fundraising

Biking for scholars


In a journey to help their son’s legacy achieve what he could not, the family of a late U-M student hopes to start a dialogue about college affordability.