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Tangs for the memories

As a scientist in the late ’60s, Rowena Matthews, PhD ’69, redefined gender norms in the lab. And that was before she hit the airwaves.

John Saunders (Image: John Atashian, ESPN).

Playing hurt

Author John U. Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, delivers a candid memoir that illuminates how late ESPN sportscaster and athlete John Saunders confronted depression.

Feminists burn textbook

Book burning

In 1973, student feminists burned a textbook containing ‘criminally sexist material’ written by U-M’s chair of obstetrics and gynecology.

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That’s the spirit

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We’ve been celebrating all year and it’s finally here: On Aug. 26, 1817, in Detroit, the University of Michigania was born.

Tightrope walker

Choosing untested treatments

A federal “right-to-try” law for medical treatments could soon become reality. And U-M is poised to expand access to new options.