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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.

Mammoth Excavation Near Chelsea, Michigan

Larger than life


What do you do when you’re digging a ditch on your farm and encounter a large, unidentified object sprouting two giant tusks? Call U-M paleontologist Dan Fisher.


International man of history

Former Wolverines tight end Chris McLaurin, ’09, takes his experience as a Fulbright Scholar and White House intern to Asia. He’s the recipient of a prestigious Luce Fellowship.