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Overhead - houses in Flint

Getting the lead out

Copper or lead? U-M researchers create extensive database to assess the probability that a house has lead or unsafe pipes.

Elsie MacGill, Queen of the Hurricanes

Queen of the Hurricanes

Elsie MacGill, MSE ’29, the first female aeronautical engineer trained at U-M, weathered polio to build planes for Britain’s R.A.F.

Drone drops ball at M-Air.

Gonna fly now

With its outdoor fly lab for drone testing, U-M now hosts advanced robotics facilities for land, air, sea, and space. Plus: Robotics building breaks ground.

Triplets served at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital

3 babies, 2 helmets, 1 victory

Helmet therapy developed at U-M corrects plagiocephaly, a flattening of the head, which afflicted two of three triplets born at Mott.

The Rogels

Catalyzing cures

Richard and Susan Rogel’s record-breaking gift to Michigan Medicine — at $150 million — will transform cancer research.