Tag Archives: alumni

  • Scientist at Desk
    Michigan Today

    Arrowsmith’s Inspiration

    When his new novel Arrowsmith reached the nation’s bookstores in 1925, Sinclair Lewis, was already the most celebrated American writer of the day. What neither Lewis nor his publishers said was how much Arrowsmith owed to what an obscure young scientist had told Lewis about life in the medical labs of U-M.

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  • The Spirit of Detroit statue wearing Bicentennial Tshirt
    Michigan Alumnus

    Michigan Alumnus Magazine 125th Anniversary

    For more than 125 years, the Michigan Alumnus magazine has been spreading the news about the university and its alumni. To mark this aniversery, the magazine's editors complied stories and snap shots through its history, from a modest 16-page, coverless pamphlet to today.

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  • Painting of Sarah Gertrude Banks
    Medicine at Michigan

    In Her Own Right

    Sarah Gertrude Banks, one of the earliest women to graduate from the U-M Medical School, cared for patients while championing women’s suffrage.

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  • A photograph of Mount Everest with inset of Elizabeth Hawley
    LSA Magazine

    Cold Mountain

    By the time she died, alumna Elizabeth Hawley was the authority on climbers and Himalayan expeditions, documenting ascents, descents, accidents, deaths, firsts, and everything in between.

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