Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
Cuba is top of mind for many these days. In 1924 playwright Avery Hopwood visited Havana, and his vivid diary captures the city’s heyday.
The film Bridge of Spies is more than just a Cold War thriller for one former professor who survived the real-life saga.
While volunteering at a school for children of sex workers in India, one U-M student was transformed by society’s most vulnerable.
Step inside an operating room in Ghana as U-M surgeons battle a widespread problem in Africa.
There’s trouble brewing and it’s far more devastating than any cup controversy at Starbucks. It’s called ‘la roya’ and it’s wreaking havoc on coffee’s future.
Ford School grad Leah Ouellet, BA ’13, knew that helping to build a school in Malawi would create value there. But it was her students in Detroit who really won.
Former backup quarterback Alex Swieca, BS ’15, carries the ball to Israel — and brings some Wolverine spirit to fans of American-style football.
Gary Kaberle, DDS ’72, had no idea the “cool” car he purchased for $2,600 in 1963 was a rare ’50s prototype with a chassis by Alfa Romeo. It was a discovery that would change his life.
Meet a U-M primatologist with a burrito stand and big plans to protect some chimps, build some classrooms, and fortify a fragile ecosystem in Uganda.