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Education & Society

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.”

Indian boy with soap

One hand washes the other

What happens to those tiny bars of hotel soap on check-out? Ford School grad Erin Zaikis, AB ’10, recycles and redistributes them.

President Mark S. Schlissel

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.”

Robinson and Ushona

Power of one

In 1985 Deborah Robinson, PhD ’87, created a bracelet program with the names of political prisoners serving life sentences in South Africa. Solidarity prevails today.

Flags, Wall Street, stock.

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.

E-smoker, Michigan News

Monitoring the future

Whether it’s LSD or e-cigarettes, U-M researchers have spent 40 years citing the substances that captivate our nation’s youth. Learn what history has taught.