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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.

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.

Anti-Slavery cover art

Freedom writer

In the midst of the civil rights movement, U-M historian Dwight Lowell Dumond published his anti-slavery masterwork. The backlash was ferocious.

U-M pitcher Jim Abbott

Baseball, blunders & Bo

Jim Abbott was the first American pitcher to defeat Cuba (in Cuba) in 25 years. It was all good till Abbott opened his mouth.