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

  1. Doctors of tomorrow

    U-M finds the key to attracting underrepresented minorities to medical school: ‘Start them young, get them motivated, and get them on the path.’

  2. Advocating for first-gen college students

    Professor Susan Dynarksi was a first-generation college student from a working-class family. Now, she has the ear of the White House.

  3. How President Schlissel plans to tackle societal problems

    Targets include poverty, academic innovation, sustainability, and diversity.

  4. U-M unveils five-year strategic plan for diversity, equity, and inclusion

    U-M unveils blueprint for making the University community more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.

  5. Be there, be heard

    Campuswide summit continues yearlong effort to create a comprehensive plan to address diversity, equity, and inclusion issues at U-M.

  6. Diversity is "major focus"

    President Mark Schlissel calls on U-M community to address “the hardest problem and biggest challenge we’re going to confront together.”

  7. Can U-M save the American Dream?

    Education may hold the most potential to revive our nation’s ailing ethos, says cultural historian Neal Gabler, AB ’71/AM ’75 — emphasis on potential.

  8. The Negro-Caucasian club

    In the 1920s African-American and white students joined hands to fight racial bias — but the University was unsympathetic.