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

Education & Society

  1. Strike up the band

    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.

  2. Episode 24: We can be heroes

    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.

  3. New digital archive preserves Jewish history

    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.

  4. Good vibrations

    Michigan Shake project measures crowd response during U-M home football games; data could inform earthquake studies.

  5. U-M tool measures ‘iffy’ news

    U-M’s Center for Social Media Responsibility analyzes news on Facebook and Twitter, just in time for 2018 election.

  6. U-M delivers record 21 startups in FY2018

    U-M researchers reported a 10-percent rise in new inventions with 484 for the fiscal year that ended June 30.

  7. U-M shatters fundraising records

    Some 382,000 donors have given more than $5 billion to U-M — a campaign high among the nation’s public universities.

  8. Video game helps kids avoid predators

    UM-Dearborn undergrads and a UM-Ann Arbor librarian teamed up to help young people with autism stay safe online.

  9. Emeritus professor wins Nobel Prize

    Gérard Mourou advanced ‘chirped pulse amplification,’ pushing the limits of optical science.