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Made in Vietnam

Artisanal chocolate maker Vincent Mourou, BS ’94, knows the sweet smell of success. And it’s coming from the cacao farms of Vietnam.

Marketing the Wines of Chile

Let’s toast to that

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U-M students trek to Chile to help family-owned vineyards build their brands and increase tourist traffic to their wineries.

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Talking trash in Jakarta

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Flooding in overpopulated megacities often is exacerbated by trash dumping. Frank Sedlar, MSE ’15, innovates in Indonesia.

Belinda Fish gathers wood to burn Ebola units. (Courtesy of Fish.)

Tales from the front

Belinda Fish, MSN ’14, brings news from Sierra Leone where she faced down Ebola, “one of the global public health nursing problems of the century.”

Trekking up with relief packages, courtesy of Institute for Social and Environmental Research-Nepal.

U-M on the ground in Nepal

After surviving the massive earthquake in Nepal, U-M researchers and staff are providing relief aid to communities near the epicenter.

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One hand washes the other

What happens to those tiny bars of hotel soap on check-out? Ford School grad Erin Zaikis, AB ’10, recycles and redistributes them.