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

Education & Society

  1. Schlissel calls for greater state investment in direct-to-student aid

    U-M president spoke before the state legislature as lawmakers began considering budget appropriations for the FY2019-20.

  2. Victors for Michigan final results show $5.28 billion total

    The campaign, which closed Dec. 31, 2018, counted more than 398,000 donors giving 2.4 million gifts over seven and a half years.

  3. The best possible parent

    Parents facing such stresses as poverty, incarceration, or mental health issues may pass that stress along to young children, impacting the child’s health for years.

  4. Have a heart

    Protect your heart this Valentine’s Day with tips from a Michigan Medicine expert who changed the course of his health with daily exercise.

  5. From talking the talk to walking the walk

    U-M geneticist and researcher at the Life Sciences Institute is the first Saudi woman to be named a Rhodes Scholar. And it all started with a podcast.

  6. Winners take all

    Former New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas delivers a new book that exposes ‘the elite charade of changing the world.’

  7. Growing local with Argus Farm Stop

    Ross alumni and agricultural entrepreneurs Kathy Sample and Bill Brinkerhoff cultivate a business plan that provides fresher food to consumers and higher profits to farmers.

  8. Student-run clinic offers free care

    Twice a week, low-income residents in Livingston County, Mich., receive care at the only free clinic in their county – and it’s staffed by U-M professors, physicians, and student volunteers.

  9. Embracing Flint

    A new play by SMTD professor José Casas explores the embattled city and its people. Premieres in April at the Arthur Miller Theater on campus.