Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M


Helen Foster, Oshima, Japan, 1951

Rock star

As a field geologist, 98-year-old Helen Foster, BA ’42/PhD ’46, mapped the farthest-flung islands of Japan, met Emperor Hirohito, and documented Alaska’s landscape.

Anderson in Puerto Rico

Flipping the switch in Puerto Rico

Civil engineer Aaron Anderson, MS ’16, will be the happiest person on earth when he’s out of a job – because that means Puerto Rico is back on the grid.

Cardboard cradle

Thinking inside the box

Emeritus art professor collaborates with School of Social Work/Peace Corps alum to create low-cost cardboard cradle that enhances infant safety.