1. Maize, blue, and platinum on cloud nine

    From Captain Beefheart to Broadway, legendary music producer Richard Perry, ’64, has been catching stars for decades — many in U-M’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

  2. U-M to house most powerful laser in U.S.

    Funded with $16 million from the National Science Foundation, researchers will test a leading theory on how the universe operates at a subatomic level.

  3. Virtual reality

    U-M nursing students are using imaginary worlds to save actual lives, immersing in urgent and realistic scenarios that transcend traditional health-care training.

  4. Like father, like son

    Wolverines defensive lineman Aidan Hutchinson is chasing a dream. It’s the same one his father, Chris Hutchinson, chased as a dominating All-American defensive lineman for U-M from 1988-92.

  5. Peering into biological tissue

    A light-spinning device inspired by the Japanese art of paper cutting allows U-M researchers to scan the internal structures of plant and animal tissue without X-rays

  6. Child Advocacy Law Clinic gives voice to kids, families

    As the first and oldest clinic of its kind in the country, its lawyers mainly represent children in the foster care system.