1. 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.

  2. Living together: The best way to divorce-proof a marriage?

    Maybe. Maybe not. But one thing’s certain: young people who do live together think it’s the best way to head off divorce later.

  3. Water quality improves after lawn fertilizer ban, study shows

    In an effort to keep lakes and streams clean, municipalities around the country are banning or restricting the use of phosphorus-containing lawn fertilizers, which can kill fish and cause smelly algae blooms and other problems when the phosphorus washes out of the soil and into waterways.

  4. Educate yourself to boost achievement in kids

    “If you want your kids to do well in school, then the amount of education you get yourself is important,” said U-M’s Pamela Davis-Kean.

  5. Bike camp moves challenged kids toward independence

    About 75 percent of the participants at the U-M Bike Camp typically learn to ride in five days. It’s a daunting task: The children and young adults at this camp have autism or Down syndrome.

  6. A question of culture

    Michigan’s minority-student lounges grew out of an intense debate about integration.