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

  1. Thruster for Mars mission breaks records

    U-M engineers develop advanced space engine to propel humans to Mars; it’s breaking records for operating current, power, and thrust.

  2. Media Coverage of the University of Michigan: Aug. 2012

    Professor and presidential adviser Paul McCracken dies at 96; Ann Arbor VC firm fights Silicon Valley; new health system helicopters take flight; students, faculty contribute to Mars mission; U-M doctors oversee cutting-edge trial on ALS; researchers find father’s age linked to risk of autism; U-M program steers kids toward STEM careers; study shows teens prefer information highway to actual highway.