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.
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dream come true recently when the U-M Library staff unearthed portions of a raw draft of Orson Welles’ incomplete, unpublished memoir.
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.
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.
Novelist Nicholas Delbanco delivers a creative twist on the summer reading list, describing the distinct pleasure that comes with revisiting a favorite book.
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.