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

  1. Stalking immortality

    As late bloomers go, the American agave at U-M’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens was peerless. At age 80, the plant gained rockstar status, only to perish soon after. Or did it?

  2. Medicinal magic

    “Nature’s pharmacy” at Matthaei Botanical Gardens showcases healing power of plants in elaborate garden organized by systems of the body.