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Make it work -- StyleWatch and Blippar app

Make it work

StyleWatch publisher Stephanie Sladkus, BA ’93, reworks the print-meets-digital model for today’s “smart” consumer. Get ready to lean in — and lean back.

Ralph Williams

The wind is very much up

Podcast: Professor Ralph Williams reflects on “the American project,” the pursuit of happiness, and the future of the human race.

Seven Last Words of the Unarmed: Michigan Men's Glee Club

Seven last words

Social justice is set to music as the U-M Men’s Glee Club honors unarmed black men killed by law enforcement or neighborhood watch volunteers.

Avery Hopwood, 1924

Hopwood in Havana

Cuba is top of mind for many these days. In 1924 playwright Avery Hopwood visited Havana, and his vivid diary captures the city’s heyday.

Clements Library Exterior

Open the door to history

You’ve walked by its imposing edifice countless times. That building next to the president’s house is the Clements Library. You’ll never believe what’s inside.

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Stalking immortality

As late bloomers go, the American agave at U-M’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens was peerless. At age 80, the plant gained rockstar status, only to perish soon after. Or did it?