Education & Society
They often get a bad rap, but in-laws can be a woman’s best friend.
The quintessential correspondent
30 years ago, reporter Tony Collings took a chance on a job with a brand new TV network called CNN. Now on the U-M faculty, he looks back at a time when 24/7 news seemed nutty.
DoGood movement grows: Student iPhone app acquired by national company
The popular DoGood iPhone application developed by U-M students last year has been acquired by Tonic, a digital media company. It’s the latest of dozens of inventions by U-M students and faculty that are transforming the Michigan and national economies.
U-M law clinic frees another innocent man
The Law School’s Innocence Clinic secures the freedom of a man falsely imprisoned for murder since 2001.
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.
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.
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.”