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

Education & Society

  1. On life support

    How a doctor’s brush with her own death forced her to rethink the healing process and re-imagine the profound impact of empathy in patient care.

  2. Get the lead out

    Copper or lead? That is the question, as U-M researchers use data science to speed the process of finding which Flint homes need new pipes.

  3. All good in the agrihood

    Hope for a thriving Detroit springs eternal (along with fresh produce) at the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative.

  4. Brewery sustains people, planet, profit

    Western Michigan’s Brewery Vivant serves up craft beer with an environmental chaser.

  5. Science of separation

    Researchers are exploring how separation impacts families, whether it involves military deployment, incarceration, or the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

  6. Alumni eligible for free courses

    Starting Sept. 4, U-M alumni worldwide can earn course and course series certificates at no cost via Michigan Online.

  7. Freed Mexican journalist joins Knight-Wallace fellows

    Emilio Gutiérrez Soto had been in an immigrant detention center since December.

  8. Deadly rip currents

    Since 2010, more than 600 people have drowned in the Great Lakes. One survivor, a U-M communicator, turns survivor guilt into life-saving action.

  9. 3 babies, 2 helmets, 1 victory

    Helmet therapy developed at U-M corrects plagiocephaly, a flattening of the head, which afflicted two of three triplets born at Mott.