Alumnus Topic: Alumni Profile

Living the La La Life

From orientation to the Oscars, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul have been at each other’s side, composing songs and writing lyrics. In the last year, they have taken Hollywood and Broadway by storm. But their hearts remain in Ann Arbor.

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Teaming Up

Women’s sports won varsity athletic status at U-M thanks to the efforts of two women. We tell their story on this, the 45th anniversary of Title IX.

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Warde Manuel: Driving for Success

As U-M’s new athletic director, Warde Manuel returns to his alma mater to oversee one of the country’s largest athletic departments. And his goals are relatively simple: the academic and athletic success of its students.

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In the Shadow of Chavez

Picking up the mantle from his legendary father-in-law, United Farm Workers of America president Arturo Rodriguez shepherded the UFW through a changing agricultural landscape. Now, he and his colleagues are working with retailers, not picketing them.

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Playing a New Tune

Aaron Dworkin, arts entrepreneur and diversity advocate, returns to U-M as the new dean of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

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Keeping Watch on the Home Front

In the early 1940s, a little-known senator named Harry Truman and a team of lawyers, including young U-M alumni, helped save the country billions of dollars. On the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, we share the story of how they did their part to help win the war.

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