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

Education & Society

  1. 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.

  2. A life on the edge

    Journalist and U-M alumnus Frank Viviano has covered war and conflict around the world. Now living at a slower pace in Italy, his combination of experience and distance give him a uniquely informed perspective on world events—and how to live during these times of crisis.

  3. Informal support may protect blacks with mental disorders

    Blacks with mental disorders often find comfort from their family and friends, but this support may result in them avoiding professional help. U-M’s Robert Taylor says his study suggests “the presence of a strong social fabric that may buffer individuals from mental health problems.”