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The Current State of Electric Vehicles

I’m very excited about the future of vehicle technologies; we are on the brink of fully electric-powered vehicles. We have had hybrid electric buses on campus for a few years, and all-electric vehicle technologies are constantly in the news. But, if you’re like me,...

Scrolling Through Time

While the U-M Library's collection of ancient papyri includes pieces renowned throughout the world, Rackham Associate Dean Arthur Verhoogt finds some of the more obscure items in its catalog to be just as intriguing: A soldier's letter home, a child's first writing...

A Closer Look at Crime

It’s not hard to imagine why Christopher S. Palenik (Ph.D. '04) became fascinated with microscopes as a child. His father, Skip Palenik, is a renowned microscopy expert who maintained a full-fledged microscopy laboratory in the basement of the Palenik family home when...