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

  1. Skin cancer doesn't discriminate

    Darker skin isn’t a reliable shield from potentially deadly skin cancer. Learn why everyone should protect themselves and get regular skin cancer screenings.

  2. Catalyzing cures

    Richard and Susan Rogel’s record-breaking gift to Michigan Medicine — at $150 million — will transform cancer research.

  3. Fighting cancer . . . with cancer

    Three-dimensional, lab-grown cells may one day help doctors zero in on individualized treatments for ovarian cancer.

  4. This boy's life

    Donated tissue from the brain tumor of 5-year-old Chad Carr provides cancer researchers with critical clues.

  5. Can math help explain our bodies?

    The legacy of mathematician Alan Turing inspires researchers to create computer models to explore ‘the beauty of us.’

  6. From tragedy to triumph

    Mitchell Robins, BBA ’77, and Amy Robins, BS ’78, lost their teenage son to cancer. Today their Seany Foundation helps other young warriors ‘reach for the sky.’

  7. Media Coverage of the University of Michigan: Feb. 2013

    U-M ranks No. 12 among world’s top 100 universities; Helen Zell gives unprecedented $50 million to graduate writing program; U-M economists forecast job growth for southeast Michigan; Astronomers detect first evidence of dark matter in the universe; Research trials at U-M personalize cancer treatments; U-M’s I-Corps program aims to commercialize new ventures; Researchers seek to solve the problem of food insecurity.

  8. Media coverage of the University of Michigan: April 2012

    Well-preserved woolly mammoth reveals insight into ancient human behavior; U-M doctor tapped to head $10 million research project on cancer drugs; student-led Social Venture Fund invests in education provider; U-M researcher pushes to distribute findings on bird flu; Glee Club delights local diners; shifting focus on chronic diseases may reduce healthcare spending.