Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Podcast

  1. Rebirth of the State Theatre

    The Michigan Theater Foundation’s Lee Berry, BA ’78/MBA ’99, previews the new-and-improved State Theatre, currently under renovation.

  2. Iconic restaurants of Ann Arbor

    Gail Offen, BGS ’78, takes foodies on a tasty trip through A2 past and present, from the Del Rio to Pizza Bob’s, from Drake’s to Le Dog.

  3. Fighting the good fight for a free press

    Investigative reporter and civil rights advocate Will Potter talks propaganda, dissent, and a free press that is anything but an ‘enemy of the people.’

  4. 22 ways to think about the University of Michigan

    Bentley Historical Library Director Terrence McDonald examines the creative (and often conflictual) tension that has long existed between U-M and its constituents.

  5. 200 years and counting

    U-M’s bicentennial is upon us. What better time to celebrate the legacies and achievements that make Michigan what it is? (With podcast.)

  6. Blood in the water

    Author and U-M professor Heather Ann Thompson, BA ’87/MA ’87, delivers the first definitive history of the 1971 Attica prison uprising and its devastating aftermath.

  7. The ‘human science’ of leadership

    Executive coach Fritz Seyferth, BSIOE ’73, shares lessons learned from mentor Bo Schembechler on how to build and lead great teams.

  8. How Tom Sawyer changed my life

    Imagine Mark Twain’s iconic ne’er-do-well as the high school counselor who launched your career. Only in L.A. (With podcast.)

  9. The wind is very much up

    Professor Ralph Williams reflects on “the American project,” the pursuit of happiness, and the future of the human race. (With podcast.)