The (virtual) show must go on

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For the first time in its 123-year history, the Michigan Marching Band has gone completely virtual due to COVID-19. Band, take the screen!

  1. Ann Arbor Abolitionists

    In the days leading to the Civil War, Ann Arbor saw riots over slavery, secession and the Union.

  2. The Latin Tinge

    Professor seeks to unify themes from different perspectives, which he hopes will “generate new ways of thinking about things.”

  3. Exonerations correct only a small fraction of false convictions

    Among defendants sentenced to death in the United States since 1973, at least 2.3 percent — and possibly more — were falsely convicted. So says a study co-authored by U-M law professor Samuel Gross.

  4. Hotspots in developing countries will fuel demand for global energy

    Developing countries use proportionally less energy than industrialized nations, but this could soon change. And it’s not just increased car use: as air conditioning becomes more widespread, energy use worldwide could soar.

  5. 25 years of show biz

    It’s the anniversary of U-M’s Musical Theatre program, and many of its famous alums are returning to campus to celebrate. (plus video)

  6. Vets and depression: Returning from war to fight new battle

    Nearly a third of veterans treated at Veterans Affairs health care centers have significant depressive symptoms, and about 13 percent have clinically diagnosed depression. Depression is bad enough; it’s also a serious risk factor for suicide. plus video