Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
As a field geologist, 98-year-old Helen Foster, BA ’42/PhD ’46, mapped the farthest-flung islands of Japan, met Emperor Hirohito, and documented Alaska’s landscape.
Alumnae from the 1920s through the 1960s share tales of the ‘good old days,’ as current women describe their U-M experience.
As a scientist in the late ’60s, Rowena Matthews, PhD ’69, redefined gender norms in the lab. And that was before she hit the airwaves.