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

Education & Society

  1. Commencement 2018

    Football legend Charles Woodson urges new Michigan grads to reject hate and view one another as human beings, “nothing more, nothing less.”

  2. All in the family

    When the U-M Museum of Natural History reopens in 2019, visitors will come face to face with a hyperrealistic reconstruction of an extinct human relation.

  3. Polite society?

    Long before it was home to Donald Trump, Mar-a-Lago was the splendid palace of Marjorie Merriweather Post. Its shimmery past still glitters at U-M.

  4. Me too, circa 1970

    In 1970, a female secretary inspired one of the great sea changes in the University’s history: that Michigan should treat women the same as men.

  5. Working students see academic benefit

    Investment in Detroit youth pays off for students struggling with academics.

  6. Catalyzing cures

    Richard and Susan Rogel’s record-breaking gift to Michigan Medicine — at $150 million — will transform cancer research.

  7. Life's a beach

    Researchers are working in Lake Michigan communities to shore up effects of beach erosion as threats intensify from fluctuating Great Lakes water levels.

  8. #Socialscholars

    U-M faculty demonstrate the power of public engagement through social media, influencing journalists, policymakers, and peers.

  9. Death of a star

    U-M physicist Gordon Kane remembers the late Stephen Hawking, a betting man who always paid his debts.