Alumnus Topic: Around The U

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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The Times, They Were A-Changin’

In the 1960s, Ann Arbor had it all: JFK, MLK, LBJ, and the CIA; hawks, doves, panthers, and pigs; sit-ins, teach-ins, lock-ins, and sleep-ins; radicals on the left, reactionaries on the right, and a great mass of mystified in the middle.

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Tackling Poverty

One U-M professor is not just writing about poverty, he is addressing the problem head-on through Poverty Solutions, a new campuswide initiative.

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A Night at the Michigan Daily

Sunday through Thursday, one campus building on Maynard Street stays abuzz into the wee hours of the morning. Most of the editorial staff of The Michigan Daily go to work when their friends are at home and starting to study.

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Michigan Is The Common Thread

From Nobel Prize winners and astronauts to noted actors and athletes, U-M alumni have made an impact on the world. They come from different countries and different cultures; they studied different subjects and entered different professions. But all have one thing in common: The University of Michigan.

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