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Richard Redding

“You’re working with one of the world’s biggest jigsaw puzzles. That’s why I keep getting drawn back there.”

— Richard Redding, associate research scientist in the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, who has spent nearly every winter in Egypt for about 30 years uncovering the mysteries of the Old Kingdom

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U-M Heritage

Their names are nowhere on the U-M campus. Unlike professors who taught them, there is no monument, no dormitory wing, no conference room that pays homage to their tenure or contributions. But in 1841, they did what no other young person had ventured to do in Ann Arbor. These six young, white males enrolled.

The first freshmen

Their names are nowhere on the U-M campus. Unlike professors who taught them, there is no monument, no dormitory wing, no conference room that pays homage to their tenure or contributions. But in 1841, they did what no other young person had ventured to do in Ann Arbor. These six young, white males enrolled.

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    • Yun Zhou

    Unlike online tutoring and cryptocurrency trading — areas that China’s regulators have unambiguously quashed — dating and other services centered on social encounters have remained relatively unscathed. “Rather than simply cracking down, dating apps are seen as technologies that can be effectively co-opted by the state,” said Yun Zhou, assistant professor of sociology and Chinese studies.

    The New York Times
    • Samuel Gross

    “Of the many costs that the War on Drugs inflicts on the Black community, the practice of deliberately charging innocent defendants with fabricated crimes may be the most shameful,” said Samuel Gross, professor emeritus of law, whose research shows that innocent Black people are much more likely to face wrongful convictions than innocent white people and seven times more likely to be victims of police misconduct.

    National Public Radio
    • Ken Kollman

    Ken Kollman, professor of political science and director of the Center for Political Studies, says it’s not surprising that Democrats are reshaping their campaigns around the momentum of the improving economy: “They will adapt to the moment, and especially if they are getting some traction by touting their recent policies on student loan forgiveness or the recent reduction in gas prices that are happening nationwide.”

    Michigan Advance