Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

  1. Brain drain

    The gap between income and achievement in school is well documented, but new research finds physiological differences in our poorest children’s brains.

  2. Boosting the brain's appetite to fight disease

    New findings hold promise for victims of dementia, Lou Gehrig’s disease.

  3. Media Coverage of the University of Michigan: July 2012

    Scientists create six new stem cell lines; the most important part of the health care ruling you haven’t heard about; U-M researchers find the elusive Higgs boson; researchers examine head injuries and premature brain aging; a look at the straight media’s coverage of gay pride; study shows most Americans earn more than their parents, but only a third rise in income class; dead zone pollutant grows despite decades of work; dogs may protect kids from infection.