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Winged mural at the corner of William and Maynard streets in Ann Arbor.

Winging it

U-M partners with Destination Ann Arbor, Downtown Development Authority to commission interactive mural at Maynard and William streets to ask, “What lifts you?”

Ikeyp with cell phone

Getting smart about opioids

Alumni entrepreneurs create iKeyp, a “smart safe” for meds that promises security, deterrence, and adherence.

Mar-A-Lago

Polite society?

Long before it was home to Donald Trump, Mar-a-Lago was the splendid palace of Marjorie Merriweather Post. Its shimmery past still glitters at U-M.

Barbara Newell, 1971

Me too, circa 1970

In 1970, a female secretary inspired one of the great sea changes in the University’s history: that Michigan should treat women the same as men.

Gargoyle art, Sarah Neff

Just humor me

Campus unrest often erupts at times of social unrest. But what about campus humor? Some say it’s at its best when times are not.

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Working his way through

An African-American student of the 1920s left a vivid memoir of his years in a semi-segregated Ann Arbor.