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Introducing U-M’s Nobel Prize-Winning Professor

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics — which was divided by two — was an ode to lasers. One half of the honor was...

The New Age Take on Debate Club

In Plato’s dialogue Meno, the philosopher Socrates asks, “Is virtue the same in child and slave?” He presses the work’s namesake, Thessalian political figure...
Natasha T. Miller

Detroit Poet Natasha T. Miller Defines the Phrase “What Up Doe”

 *What Up Doe, Whadupdoe, Waddupdoe: It’s a greeting, a phrase, a word with multiple spellings, yet one meaning — home.  In June 2016, I was...
Blessing Adesiyan

Loud and Clear

One podcast founder on using her voice to foster community among determined mothers // Photographs by Rosa Maria Zamarron

Another Crack in the Ceiling

A young, rising female activist shares the impact and inspiration of Rashida Tlaib’s historic win as the first female Muslim to the U.S. Congress // Photographs by Jenny Risher

24 Hours with … Sophia Bush

Actress, activist, and co-founder of Detroit Blows

Smart Cookies

More than a century ago, Juliette Gordon Low sparked a movement to inspire girls to embrace their strength and intellect. The Girl Scouts organization gave them a place of their own in a world of clubs for boys. February marks the middle of cookie-selling season; the organization’s largest fundraiser that teaches Girl Scouts goal setting, money management, and business ethics. Here, three local women share how spending their formative years as Girl Scouts led them to their entrepreneurial success. // Photographs Used by Permission of the Girl Scouts of the USA

Three Generations, One Roof

University of Michigan Professor Natasha Pilkauskas finds one type of household is on the rise

Bottom’s Up

More than 60 years after Black Bottom was razed, the Detroit region named for its rich, dark soil has become an unlikely point of interest to a new generation of African-American history enthusiasts

Upward Bound

Just last year, pedestrians could peer into the glass windows of Andiamo Trattoria and find smiling faces of diners swirling pasta noodles. On warm...

North American International Auto Show Preview

During the black-tie fundraiser for local children’s charities, trendsetters will get an early glimpse at the more than 750 vehicles displayed in this year’s...

48 Hours With … Jim Jalove

Group Fitness Manager, Equinox Bloomfield Hills

A Survivor’s Story

A guided tour stops in front of a large black wall in the Holocaust Memorial Center in Farmington Hills. City names and death tolls —...

The Way It Was – Nash Metropolitan, 1958

1958 When the Nash Metropolitan debuted on American roads in 1954, it turned a lot of heads. Autos made in the United States back then...

Heavyweight Estate

With its main Southern-style structure checking in at 6,000-plus square feet, a recent estate hit the market with a lot going for it. The...

Metrics of Mary Jane Motoring

The old road meandered a few miles beyond the city to Rush Hill. At the crest of a river bluff, the lane turned right...

Driver’s Ed

With harsh, mid-winter Michigan weather conditions upon us and the annual North American International Auto Show getting underway, it’s a time of year when...

Under Wraps

When the Big Three automakers road test concept vehicles, the camouflage they use keeps auto enthusiasts, media outlets, and competitors from getting a sneak...

The Makings of the Shinola Hotel

When the Detroit brand’s first foray into hospitality opens its doors, it’ll offer customers a more intimate way to connect with its products and experience the values central to its mission

An Hour with … Ricki Friedman

Founder, Break the Weight