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The Science of Kindness

In honor of World Kindness Day, LSA Psychology Prof. Stephanie Preston explores humans’ biological urge to perform charitable acts and whether she believes true altruism exists.

Keep Looking Up

Joel Bregman, a professor of astronomy, talks about how astronomical events like the Nov. 8 lunar eclipse remind us to stay curious about our world.

 

 

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Incoming students often wonder what the liberal arts are all about — and there’s a lot to unpack. In a new course, A Whirlwind Tour of the Liberal Arts, top faculty highlight the breadth and depth of what you can study at LSA, covering 12 fascinating topics across disciplines.

Tag along with current students as they walk through a day in their life at LSA. While every LSA experience is unique, all students have opportunities to explore what interests them the most.

LSA is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Learn more about our DEI initiatives, which aim to increase access to everything U-M has to offer and create a more inclusive campus. A number of programs are already in place.

In this digital issue of LSA Magazine, LSA students, alums, and faculty are well suited to solving problems, no matter how big or vexing. Read about the ways they are deciphering a particularly baffling type of childhood cancer, restoring pieces of a nation’s history, and even trying to solve world hunger (spoiler alert: it involves fish urine).