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Episode 16: Kids today

Student organizations at U-M may be sublime (Solar Car) or ridiculous (Squirrel Club). Either way, the students who manage them are extraordinarily bright, motivated, and accomplished. Meet them on the Diag.

Students cross the Block M on the Diag

Admit one

It’s no secret U-M’s admissions process is rigorous. But could the modern-day applicant still pass muster by the founders’ original standards?

Gabriel Richard, credit: Detroit Public Library

Who was Gabriel Richard?

Meet the French missionary who helped found U-M. He owned the first printing press in Detroit, transformed 19th-century Michigan, and served in Congress.