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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.

JFK at the Michigan Union, 1960.

Kennedy vs. the hawks

As the centennial of John F. Kennedy’s birth approaches, JFK scholar James G. Blight revisits the Cuban missile crisis and shows how Kennedy’s aversion to experts helped keep us out of war.

Professor Halderman with comptuer code behind him, COE.

The courage to resist

In the escalating struggle between the individual and the state technology favors the powerful. That’s why this computer scientist revels in righting the balance.

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.