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Speaking Their Legacy

Over a century ago, groups of Afrikaans-speaking Boer settlers left war-torn South Africa for Argentina. Today, their descendants speak a unique blend of Afrikaans and Spanish, and a team of U-M researchers is working to document it before it disappears.

Improving Nuclear Security

New research published by Rackham student Felicia Sutanto helps researchers better understand and detect antineutrinos, particles produced during nuclear power generation.

Rethinking Research

In June, the university announced it would begin ramping up research after a four-month pause caused by COVID-19. Graduate students share their experiences, concerns, and insights as they return to their labs and studios.

Hanging in the Balance

Bats are a potential source of the novel coronavirus behind COVID-19, but a different affliction is ravaging their own populations. One Rackham researcher wants to help them—and help people grasp their importance to our ecosystem.