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

  1. Generation X: U-M survey paints positive portrait

    Study: They’ve been stereotyped as a bunch of insecure, angst-ridden, underachievers. But most members of Generation X are leading active, balanced, and happy lives.

  2. Motives matter: Why we volunteer has an impact on our health

    People who give, live longer, studies have shown. Now, a new study shows that why people volunteer—not whether they volunteer—is what really counts.

  3. Actually, it doesn't take a village

    “In the African villages that I study in Mali, children fare as well in nuclear families as they do in extended families,” says U-M professor Beverly Strassmann.