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Marian Van Tuyl, 1929, "Feminine Ideal"

Feminine ideal

“Belle, Scholar, Athlete.” In the 1930s, a portrait in the Michigan League honored student Marian Van Tuyl as the epitome of young womanhood.

Students perform in Cuba, 2017

The beating heart of Cuba

For jazz percussionists, Cuba is the holy grail of influence. During a recent Spring Break, music students traveled south to find it.

Giant Rubik's Cube installed on North Campus, 4-17

Oh my cube!

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Engineering students install a giant Rubik’s Cube on campus — believed to be the world’s largest hand-solvable, stationary version of the famous puzzle.

UMMA Art Collection

Victors for art

UMMA hosts ‘Michigan’s Alumni Collectors,’ which comprises 115 exceptional works of art spanning 3,500 years of art-making from around the world.

Wein-o-Rama promo from the Sterns' collection

Food for thought

The Smithsonian Institution’s archives are now home to two very different culinary collections by Rick Bayless, MA ’75, and Michael Stern, BA ’68.

Waterbourne, 1973, Color Lithograph, 30 1/4 x 42 1/4 inches

Life, lessons, and lithography

World-renowned visual artist Ruth Weisberg, BFA ‘63/MA ’65, visits the Stamps Print Media Studio: “Be true to your own aesthetic.”