Education & Society

  1. Crowdsourcing a time machine

    U-M’s Clements Library holds some 60,000 picture postcards dating to the late-19th/early-20th centuries. Vintage photos and scrawled notes open a fascinating window into Michigan’s past. Help make this historic trove digitally searchable.

  2. Money magazine ranks U-M No. 1 for value

    U-M is only the second public university to place first in the history of the magazine’s rankings. The University’s high graduation rate and strong financial aid for in-state students contributed to its top score on the 2022 list.

  3. How to win without winning

    As world leaders seek a path to peace in the Russia-Ukraine conflict, it is often difficult to discern whether they are promoting war or peace. How we think about conflict is critical, experts say, as we face a maelstrom of news from the region.

  4. Surgeon organizes medical supply drive for Ukrainian hospitals

    David Brown is one of several doctors who travels to Ukraine to do burn reconstruction surgery every year. When Russia invaded the country, he knew he needed to help.

  5. Soccer in Motown: ‘Passion for our city, passion for the game’

    Michigan alumnus Alex Wright is a co-founder of Detroit City FC, a minor-league soccer team that strives to satisfy the demand for soccer in downtown Detroit, represent the city in a positive light, and build community.

  6. Biden’s intended nominee for Fed’s top banking regulator: U-M Ford School Dean Michael Barr

    If confirmed, Barr would step down and take an unpaid leave of absence from U-M, retaining his faculty appointments in public policy and law and planning to return to the faculty after serving his term on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

  7. David Turnley documents Ukrainians’ plight

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, alumnus, and retired Stamps professor has been traveling in Ukraine and Poland, capturing the story of Ukrainians fleeing their war-torn country.

  8. Most adults want to ‘age in place,’ but few are prepared

    From home safety and accessibility to social support, community services, and paid in-home help, a national poll sounds a warning bell. People, it’s time to start planning.

  9. COVID-19: Do supplements help?

    Professor Mark Moyad, a global medical authority on dietary supplements, reviews outpatient trials that explore whether supplements can help reduce people’s risk of contracting COVID, lessen symptoms, and more.