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

  1. Following the migrant trail

    Researcher Jason DeLeon tracks the perilous journey of undocumented Central American migrants fleeing violence and poverty.

  2. Shaping beauty from the desert

    The inspiring story of an unlikely friendship between an American anthropologist and a Mexican artist who rediscovered an ancient way to make pottery. University of Michigan graduate Scott Petersen’s remarkable documentary describes how the men and the art saved a whole town from extinction.

  3. Human Trafficking Clinic to open site in Mexico

    Last month, we told you about the U-M Human Trafficking Clinic, which works to protect the victims of modern-day slavery. Now the clinic, with help from the US State Dept., is opening a new clinic in Mexico. There, law students from U-M and Mexico will work to stop human trafficking from across the border.