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Education & Society

Jack Kevorkian as a boy, Bentley Archive

The life of Dr. Death

Jack Kevorkian’s archive at the Bentley reveals the life of an artist, composer, and controversial advocate of the right-to-die movement.

Supreme Court building, stock, public domain

The right side of history

Cultural historian Neal Gabler, AB ’71/AM ’75, puts the question to U-M scholars: Can history itself take sides in our political and cultural disputes?

U-M Diversity Summit, featuring Clarence Page; 11-15

Be there, be heard


Campuswide summit continues yearlong effort to create a comprehensive plan to address diversity, equity, and inclusion issues at U-M.

Teacher with kids, stock

Brain drain

The gap between income and achievement in school is well documented, but new research finds physiological differences in our poorest children’s brains.

Ouellet with local children in Malawi.

Getting schooled

Ford School grad Leah Ouellet, BA ’13, knew that helping to build a school in Malawi would create value there. But it was her students in Detroit who really won.