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

Education & Society

  1. Mobile clinic provides free prenatal services to Detroit moms

    The Luke Clinic provides free prenatal, postpartum, and infant care through one year of life to any family in the Detroit metro area. So far, it has seen more than 300 patients.

  2. On the road again

    Adam Brewster, BA ’12, balks at the concept of ‘election fatigue.’ He’s covering the 2020 presidential campaign as a CBS reporter in Iowa, Texas, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

  3. Paul Milgrom, BA ’70, awarded Nobel Prize

    The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences recognizes Milgrom’s work in improving auction formats. He and fellow researcher Robert Wilson were awarded the prize for their research about auction theory.

  4. Satellite clerk’s office at UMMA registers thousands to vote

    The satellite city clerk’s office registers about 150-200 students per day. As of Oct. 13, more than 2,600 students registered and more than 2,900 voted in person at UMMA or by returning their ballot to the museum’s drop box.

  5. U-M experts discuss global impact from Trump testing positive for COVID-19

    Specialists in epidemiology, public health, media, global politics, and more weigh in on the ‘October surprise’ no one was expecting.

  6. Ecology in the digital age

    As opportunities for fieldwork at U-M’s Biological Station were placed on hiatus due to coronavirus, BioStation faculty and students shifted focus and discovered new wonders much closer to home.

  7. No one dies alone

    U-M medical students have reintroduced a bedside program amid the COVID-19 crisis in which volunteers comfort patients near the end of life: ‘It’s an essential part of humanity.’

  8. Call for honorary degree nominations

    Nominees will have advanced their field of endeavor in significant ways or made compelling contributions to society. Past recipients include alumnus Sanjay Gupta and economist Robert J. Shiller.

  9. Roadmap for teachers: U-M online free learning platform paves the way

    Collabrify Roadmaps provides teachers with customizable templates; the system guides students through the day, points them to the resources they need to complete their work, and enables them to collaborate with teachers and each other.