Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
Chances are good that if you or someone you know has taken a music class in Michigan in the last 70 years, your teacher was a U-M grad.
He was brilliant, brave, and curious — and his tale unspools like a thrilling mystery. Architect Raoul Wallenberg, ’35, protected thousands of Jews from the Nazis in World War II. And then he disappeared off the face of the earth.
U-M recently launched a searchable database containing more than 100 years of digital copies of the Detroit Jewish Chronicle and the Detroit Jewish News.
Michigan Shake project measures crowd response during U-M home football games; data could inform earthquake studies.
U-M’s Center for Social Media Responsibility analyzes news on Facebook and Twitter, just in time for 2018 election.
U-M researchers reported a 10-percent rise in new inventions with 484 for the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Some 382,000 donors have given more than $5 billion to U-M — a campaign high among the nation’s public universities.
UM-Dearborn undergrads and a UM-Ann Arbor librarian teamed up to help young people with autism stay safe online.
Gérard Mourou advanced ‘chirped pulse amplification,’ pushing the limits of optical science.