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

Campus Life

  1. Flattening the curve for COVID-19

    History shows that taking strong steps now to slow the spread of coronavirus will help communities and individuals. How can you help?

  2. In sickness and in health

    After a mother’s sudden diagnosis of stage 4 lung cancer, one family, along with staff at Michigan Medicine, came together to focus on love by hosting her daughter’s wedding at her bedside in the Emergency Critical Care Center.

  3. What on Earth are you doing?

    The relentless barrage of dire news about climate change can take a toll on one’s psyche. Just imagine if climate change is your area of study. Plus: U-M & Earth Day at 50

  4. The accidental cartoonist grows up

    Artist-turned-author Cathy Guisewite, BA ’72, pivots from comics to prose with a collection of wry and relatable essays about the absurdities of adulthood.

  5. Gymnasts advocate for athletes’ mental health

    When the careers of Big Ten champs Polina Shchennikova and Sam Roy were cut short, they confronted a tough emotional transition. Now, as student assistant coaches, they have a new mission.

  6. A chance to speak her name: Tara Ogunde

    She completed her U-M Law degree while being treated for cancer. In late 2019, Tara Ogunde’s father, Kunle, BSE ’78, and mother, Angela, accepted their late daughter’s diploma and memorialized her at the Rogel Cancer Center.

  7. Episode 33: Squirrels on film, featuring Corey Seeman

    The U-M campus squirrel is a one-of-a-kind critter, especially when compared to its cousins ‘in the wild.’ Find out why Ross’ director of library services has taken nearly 70,000 photos of these furry creatures, including the one-armed Lefty.

  8. He’s doing research at U-M — and he’s 14

    When Daniel Liu buttons his lab coat, he transforms from a not-so-average teenager into a determined researcher. His plan is to produce ‘greener’ pharmaceuticals.

  9. U-M to build $300m center in Detroit

    The Detroit Center for Innovation will serve students pursuing advanced degrees in mobility, artificial intelligence, data science, and more. Construction begins in 2021.