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

Education & Society

  1. 3,000 toe tags: 1 massive tragedy

    Anthropologist Jason De León humanizes undocumented migrants through art that confronts viewers with the actual names, dates, locations, and conditions of people who died attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

  2. New alumni portals for community, education

    The Alumni Association of the University of Michigan has expanded its digital universe to make it easier for alumni to connect and learn in person and online.

  3. Lecturer brings prison experience to the classroom

    UM-Dearborn’s Aaron Kinzel uses his life story and personal experience with incarceration to teach students about the criminal justice system.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Winners take all

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