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

Education & Society

  1. An alum's atonement

    Robert Wollack was in prison, a fallen cop, when a second chance came his way.

  2. A life worth living

    Video: What are the essentials of a happy, satisfying life? What choices can help you build a life with meaning? As U-M launches its “What Makes Life Worth Living” theme semester, psychology professor Christopher Peterson has some deceptively simple — but not necessarily easy — answers.

  3. A life worth living, part two

    Video: What are the connections between happiness, creativity and resilience? How do you overcome obstacles to build a satisfying life? U-M psychology professor Christopher Peterson has some deceptively simple — but not necessarily easy — answers.

  4. The dean of network news

    As president of ABC News, U-M alumnus David Westin is one of the most important figures in TV news. It’s a long way from a childhood in Flint and Ann Arbor.

  5. Mother-in-law day?

    They often get a bad rap, but in-laws can be a woman’s best friend.

    Plus: Americans live surprisingly close to their mothers

  6. The quintessential correspondent

    30 years ago, reporter Tony Collings took a chance on a job with a brand new TV network called CNN. Now on the U-M faculty, he looks back at a time when 24/7 news seemed nutty.

  7. DoGood movement grows: Student iPhone app acquired by national company

    The popular DoGood iPhone application developed by U-M students last year has been acquired by Tonic, a digital media company. It’s the latest of dozens of inventions by U-M students and faculty that are transforming the Michigan and national economies.

  8. U-M law clinic frees another innocent man

    The Law School’s Innocence Clinic secures the freedom of a man falsely imprisoned for murder since 2001.

  9. Teens experience engineering at U-M Detroit Center

    More than 100 high school students from across the city are building robots in the University of Michigan Detroit Center, thanks to the Michigan Engineering Zone.