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

Education & Society

  1. Monitoring the future

    Whether it’s LSD or e-cigarettes, U-M researchers have spent 40 years citing the substances that captivate our nation’s youth. Learn what history has taught.

  2. The art of war and memory

    Past and present collide as photographer Jennifer Karady collaborates with veterans to create indelible images of a war carried home.

  3. The new American family

    Society’s fundamental building block has morphed from the cookie-cutter norms of the last century to a vivid array of possibilities.

  4. Life, engineered

    Lynn Conway has been called the hidden hand in the movement that enabled the fabric of Silicon Valley. She’s also one of the nation’s first modern transgender women.

  5. Experts on Ebola

    U-M scientists answer some of the most urgent questions about this deadly outbreak.

  6. U-M acquires Hayden papers

    Activist Tom Hayden’s papers join extensive Labadie Collection chronicling radical history and social protest movements worldwide.

  7. Gunning for trouble?

    What happens to democracy when militarized police send signals that dissent is dangerous to security?

  8. My accidental conversion to nuclear power

    In this personal essay, MT writer Madeline Strong Diehl chronicles her “accidental conversion” to nuclear power through an encounter with U-M’s Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science students.

  9. Should professors engage in public debate?

    Academics see role, responsibility in raising quality of public discourse.