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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?

Women on campus, Bentley Historical Library

Women: Yesterday and today

Alumnae from the 1920s through the 1960s share tales of the ‘good old days,’ as current women describe their U-M experience.

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.

Stock illustration of beating heart

Bionic heart tissue?

U-M partners on an ambitious $20-million project to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients. Plus: Breakthroughs in leukemia and infertility treatments.

The Rock, with Hillel

Hillel at 90

It’s been home away from home for Jewish students for nearly a century, offering everything from free Shabbat dinners to spiritual support and academic guidance.

Whitney Building

Time traveler

Michigan historic preservationist Janet Kreger, BA ’72, is a forward thinker. She’s protecting thousands of local treasures – for the future.