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Education & Society

Detroit skyline (Image: Michigan Photography.)

U-M, Harvard join forces

New partnerships maximize expertise to spur economic mobility in Detroit and mitigate the nation’s opioid crisis.

Captain Class graphic

The captain class

As leadership crises rock our world, Wall Street Journal columnist Sam Walker, BA ’92, takes a counterintuitive route to answer: ‘What creates sustained success?’

Maroney and Anderson

Strangers when we meet

Patrick Anderson, BA ’91/MPP ’83, survived the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in NYC, thanks to a perfect stranger. Nearly two decades later, Ann Curry reunited them.

Cherish Fields mentors Blavin Scholars.

From foster care to fulfillment

Blavin Scholar Cherish Fields, BA ’09/MSW ’11, emerged from the state’s foster care system to earn two U-M degrees. Now she’s on a mission to help others.