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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.

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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.

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Ambassador in cleats

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

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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.

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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.

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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.