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Around the World

Coffee researchers

Coffee Killer

There’s trouble brewing and it’s far more devastating than any cup controversy at Starbucks. It’s called ‘la roya’ and it’s wreaking havoc on coffee’s future.


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.

Ouellet with local children in Malawi.

Getting schooled

Ford School grad Leah Ouellet, BA ’13, knew that helping to build a school in Malawi would create value there. But it was her students in Detroit who really won.


Chimps & salsa

Meet a U-M primatologist with a burrito stand and big plans to protect some chimps, build some classrooms, and fortify a fragile ecosystem in Uganda.

Swieca and Kraft

Ambassador in cleats


Former backup quarterback Alex Swieca, BS ’15, carries the ball to Israel — and brings some Wolverine spirit to fans of American-style football.


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.