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

International

  1. Ambassador in cleats

    Former backup quarterback Alex Swieca, BS ’15, carries the ball to Israel — and brings some Wolverine spirit to fans of American-style football.

  2. The real B.A.T. man

    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.

  3. Chimps & salsa

    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.

  4. Made in Vietnam

    Artisanal chocolate maker Vincent Mourou, BS ’94, knows the sweet smell of success. And it’s coming from the cacao farms of Vietnam.

  5. Talking trash in Jakarta

    Flooding in overpopulated megacities often is exacerbated by trash dumping. Frank Sedlar, MSE ’15, innovates in Indonesia.

  6. U-M on the ground in Nepal

    After surviving the massive earthquake in Nepal, U-M researchers and staff are providing relief aid to communities near the epicenter.

  7. Let's toast to that

    U-M students trek to Chile to help family-owned vineyards build their brands and increase tourist traffic to their wineries.

  8. Tales from the front

    Belinda Fish, MSN ’14, brings news from Sierra Leone where she faced down Ebola, “one of the global public health nursing problems of the century.”

  9. One hand washes the other

    What happens to those tiny bars of hotel soap on check-out? Ford School grad Erin Zaikis, AB ’10, recycles and redistributes them.