1. 9/11 + 10: The terrorism expert

    Scott Atran is a world-renowned expert on terrorism and terrorists. His research and his book “Talking to the Enemy: Faith, Brotherhood, and the (Un)Making of Terrorists” derive from years in the field interviewing terrorists from around the globe. Michigan Today asked for his insights into the status of terrorism ten years after 9/11.

  2. America's heart

    When alumnus Bill Sparrow decided to kayak the entire length of the Mississippi River, he and his wife Laura expected adventure. But they didn’t expect a whole new understanding of their country, its grandeur and its people.

  3. 50 years of the Peace Corps

    From John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama, presidents have challenged University of Michigan students to change the world.

    Plus: Kids these days: How involved is this generation?

  4. Human Trafficking Clinic to open site in Mexico

    Last month, we told you about the U-M Human Trafficking Clinic, which works to protect the victims of modern-day slavery. Now the clinic, with help from the US State Dept., is opening a new clinic in Mexico. There, law students from U-M and Mexico will work to stop human trafficking from across the border.

  5. The fight to stop modern slavery

    Video: U-M law prof Bridgette Carr is fighting against the world’s second – biggest criminal enterprise.

  6. The last survivors

    Even the youngest Holocaust survivors, like Dr. Emanuel Tanay, are reaching their 80s. What does it mean to have lived, and to remain a witness to one of history’s great atrocities?

  7. A climate expert's take on Pakistan's floods

    U-M professor Ricky Rood, an expert in world and regional climate issues, calls Pakistan’s catastrophic flooding “a case study of climate disaster.”

  8. Sheri Fink's deep reporting

    She won a Pulitzer Prize for uncovering tragic events at a New Orleans hospital following Hurricane Katrina, but that was just one small part of a remarkable career.

  9. He's got the power

    Cdr. William Mayes is helping rebuild Iraq’s electrical infrastructure.