1. Arrowsmith’s inspiration

    The first and arguably greatest American novel about a scientist — Sinclair Lewis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning Arrowsmith — never could have been written without the real-life character Lewis found at U-M. But the writer never delivered the credit he promised.

  2. Old bones, new home

    U-M’s Museum of Natural History is now open in the Biological Sciences Building, blurring the traditional boundaries between researcher and visitor.

  3. Teachable moments

    As the iconic program ‘Sesame Street’ marks its 50th anniversary, Bob McGrath, ’54, reflects on the ways it taught him ‘to value children in a new way.’ McGrath, once a tenor soloist in U-M’s Men’s Glee Club, spent 45 years with the show.

  4. Junk food junkies

    It’s not easy to kick a bad habit, especially if that habit involves carbohydrates and sugar. Psychology professor Ashley Gearhardt says if one can stave off cravings for at least five days, the chance of success increases.

  5. Fund supports reporters

    Former media executive John Madigan, BBA ’58/MBA ’59, empowers student journalists with a fund named for former Chicago Tribune editor and Michigan Daily alumna (1977-78) Ann Marie Lipinski, BA ’94.

  6. Welcome home, Head Coach Juwan Howard

    Mgoblue.com follows former Michigan great Juwan Howard on his emotional return to Ann Arbor as men’s basketball head coach.