• Blooming agave

    The rare blooming of the American agave plant at U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens is underway. The more-than-80-year-old plant, which has grown so tall that it pokes through conservatory's ceiling, will bloom and then die, but not before leaving behind some genetically identical "pups."

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  • Growing Community

    Over the last year and a half, U-M classes, groups and individuals from a variety of disciplines have been coming to the Campus Farm at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens to learn about not only growing food, but also growing community though collaboration.

    Learn about the Campus Farm

  • Michigan in Ethiopia

    Chronicling researchers and students partnering with medical professionals in this East African country.

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  • Nurses as Designers

    The School of Nursing recently hosted 26 Hillman Scholars from U-M, the University of North Carolina and the University of Pennsylvania for a three-day meeting exploring how design and technology, and partnerships with disciplines such as engineering, can improve health care.

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