• Mind and body

    Before coming to the University of Michigan, Joseph Jackowski had always been fascinated with the human mind. After exiting the Marine Corps, Joseph decided to pursue this interest in the human mind and investigate what about our minds and ourselves is truly influencing these behaviors

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  • Lighthouse Brass Quintet

    Inspired by the beauty and lore of lighthouses throughout the state—as well as their sheer number—University of Michigan assistant professor of music William Lucas launched the Michigan Lighthouse Landmark Legacy project, an artistic collaboration aimed at raising awareness and supporting preservation of the state’s beloved, historic buildings.

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  • Detroit Center for Innovation

    A 190,000-square-foot academic building operated by U-M will be part of a new 14-acre Detroit Center for Innovation in downtown Detroit. The building, which will be financially backed by donors, including Stephen M. Ross and Dan Gilbert, will provide space for students pursuing advanced degrees in high-tech innovation industries.

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  • College ready

    The middle and high school students who are part of the University of Michigan’s Wolverine Pathways program have the smarts to get to college. They have the desire. They see themselves as college students. But seeing the path to get there and stay there isn’t always clear. Wolverine Pathways formed just over three years ago with the goal of showing them the way.

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