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Education & Society

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Can we talk?

In a time when science is often dismissed as mere opinion, many academics are attempting to raise the level of public discourse. So where do universities come in?

Belinda Fish gathers wood to burn Ebola units. (Courtesy of Fish.)

Tales from the front

Belinda Fish, MSN ’14, brings news from Sierra Leone where she faced down Ebola, “one of the global public health nursing problems of the century.”

The Way it Is by Rafael DeJesus

Prison arts work

For 25 years, the Prison Creative Arts Project has inspired inmates statewide to mine fertile, creative territory and create bold, original work.

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Diversity is “major focus”

President Mark Schlissel calls on U-M community to address “the hardest problem and biggest challenge we’re going to confront together.”

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Tiger by the tale

Bookish historian Alice Dalligan, AM ’48/AMLS ’51, became a bona fide baseball nut when sportscaster Ernie Harwell donated his archive to the Detroit Public Library in ’66.

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Can U-M save the American Dream?

Education may hold the most potential to revive our nation’s ailing ethos, says cultural historian Neal Gabler, AB ’71/AM ’75 — emphasis on potential.