1. U-M discovery about biological clocks overturns long-held theory

    U-M researchers have found that the current theory of an internal mechanism controlling our sleep is, “frankly, wrong.”

  2. Shifts in consumer spending and saving will usher in a new economic era

    “In the coming years, U.S. consumers will save more and spend less,” said U-M economist Richard Curtin. “The recovery will be slow and uneven, and it could take a decade or more for consumers to restore their sense of financial security to pre-recession levels.”

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  3. Older Americans: How they are faring in the recession

    Older Americans have weathered the financial crisis relatively well, although many now expect to work longer than they did just a year ago, according to a University of Michigan study.

  4. Michigan's URC rises in rankings: R&D, high tech climbs

    U-M, Michigan State, and Wayne State Universities continue to climb in the rankings of national research clusters. Producing an average of 20 new companies a year, the URC schools also awarded the third largest number of high tech degrees in the country and made a $1.4 billion impact on the Michigan economy.

  5. The Big House after hours

    Tons of trash, visitors from all over the earth and the 50-Yard-Line Club keep it hopping. Plus: football update and stadium photos.

  6. An American Girl

    A tough heroine in 1870s Ann Arbor was the star of a novel about U-M’s early days.