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Magazine

  • Haber’s Labor: Saving the World
    Fall 2018

    In 1936, William Haber joined the faculty of the University of Michigan, where he would become a world-famous economist, author of scores of academic publications, chairman of the Economics Department (1962), and Dean of LSA (1963–1968). He would also be a champion for refugees and immigrants.

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  • Teaching Undergraduates with Archives
    Fall 2018

    In an upcoming fall symposium, the Bentley will explore how evidence from the past impacts today.

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  • Citizen Grain
    Spring 2018

    The Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company, now the Kellogg Company, evolved from a whole-scale effort to return health and vitality to illness-plagued citizens across the country. But a bitter rivalry between brothers John Kellogg and W.K. Kellogg forever altered the business and the nature of their relationship. The Kellogg feud is documented in a new book by U-M Professor Dr. Howard Markel, who relied on the Bentley’s collections in his research.

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  • Nearly an Astronaut
    Spring 2018

    From an early age, Jane Briggs Hart was fearless and fierce. As a senator’s wife, she bucked convention again and again, eventually using her love of flying to help pave the way for women in the NASA space program.

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  • Poetry to the People
    Spring 2018

    When he founded Broad.side Press in Detroit, Dudley Randall elevated African American voices and changed the face of literature forever.

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  • Time for Restoration
    Spring 2018

    The University’s Detroit Observatory is a physical testament to the ways in which research positively impacts Michigan. Now, this important building is getting a much needed restoration and expansion.

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  • Primary Concerns
    Spring 2018

    How a history major fell in love with primary source material and, years later, decided to support its digitization.

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