Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M


Arts & Culture


Men of letters

Novelist Nicholas Delbanco celebrates the art of correspondence in a whimsical series of letters that captures the wonder of words among friends.

Tom McLaren book event 11-14


While co-authoring a book about Hollywood’s Golden Age, studio exec Tom McLaren, BBA ’84, flipped the script and became an actor.

Pilot Error Movie Poster, courtesy of Dewey Decimal Productions

Pilot Error

Former Michigan Daily editor releases film that strikes a timely chord.

Trailer for Jennifer Karady's "Soldiers' Stories from Iraq & Afghanistan" installation

The art of war and memory


Past and present collide as photographer Jennifer Karady collaborates with veterans to create indelible images of a war carried home.

Beethoven bust, courtesy of UMHS

How heartfelt was Beethoven’s music?

A cardiologist, medical historian, and musicologist join forces to discover whether cardiac arrhythmia played a part in some of history’s most famous works.

George Gershwin; image courtesy of the Ira Gershwin Archive.

Piano, man

U-M is now home to a very special Steinway once owned and played by quintessential American composer George Gershwin.