1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. An American Girl

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

  5. Semester in Detroit

    It’s no ivory tower. When students enroll in the Semester in Detroit, they live, study and work in the city. They build relationships with tough, creative colleagues. And they literally get their hands dirty.

    Related: Semester in Detroit website

  6. 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.