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[L-R: UM Ath. Director Fielding Yost, UM President C.C. Little, Michigan Governor Fred Green, OSU Ath. Dir. L.W. St. John, Ohio Governor Vic Donahey]

Pigskins and presidents

U-M’s chief executives haven’t all been fans of our beloved Wolverines, though President C.C. Little (second from right) enjoyed the Big House dedication in 1927.

Listen In graphic

Blood in the water

Author and U-M professor Heather Ann Thompson, BA ’87/MA ’87, delivers the first definitive history of the 1971 Attica prison uprising and its devastating aftermath.

Carrie Thorpe

Mail-order pride

Carrie Thorpe, MBA ’12, launches subscription service ProudBox, an official U-M ‘fan box’ that delivers treats, U-M memorabilia, and a whole lotta love.

Henderson's house on Tuxedo

Home is where the art is

Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Henderson, BA ’92, embodies the ‘power of one’ as he transforms his blighted childhood home into a Detroit literary center.

Nirvana

Reaching Nirvana

On the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s album Nevermind, Jesse Frohman, BA ’81, recounts his experience as one of the last artists to photograph the late Kurt Cobain

Vivace device

Startup bets on ‘slow water’

Experts are testing the first commercial-scale prototype of a device that uses slow-moving river and ocean currents to generate electricity.