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Sisterhood Is Powerful

A small group of students and faculty first brought Women's Studies to campus in 1971. In 1980 they also fought to save it.

The Man Behind the Curtain

LSA junior and playwright Maxim Vinogradov dishes on his creative process and what it feels like to see his words come to life.

Be A Victor

We strive to support the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts on the front lines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, LSA needs you—because the world needs Victors.

Social Science

Broken Dreams

Alumna Cecilia Muñoz talks about her role drafting DACA and the importance of passing legislation that permanently protects Dreamers.


A Space for Stories

A new collaboration between the Comprehensive Studies Program and the Department of Afroamerican and African Studies helps students to tell it like it is—and to see how it was.

Natural Science

Total Eclipse of the Sun

On August 21, the moon passed in front of the sun, creating a 70-mile band of nighttime in the middle of the day across the continental United States. Here’s what you need to know about witnessing totality.


The Case for Diversity

Diversity beats sameness, and one LSA professor is out to prove it. With his book The Difference, Scott E. Page (A.B. ’85), an honors math alumnus and current professor of complex systems, political science, and economics, uses math and logic to make the case that higher diversity yields greater tangible benefits. Now, Page gets invited to consult with organizations like the Mellon Foundation, Google, the U.S. Federal Reserve, the U.S. Treasury, and NASA, among others. They’re taking his argument seriously and running with it in the real world.

Likewise, diverse perspectives are vital to the liberal arts mission of LSA. Departments throughout the College see value in diversity—with benefits both tangible and intangible—and are taking action as a result: They’re developing plans and programs to create a more diverse student body and faculty.






The Power of Internships

At LSA, we understand that to change the world takes actually experiencing it. And we are committed to providing our students the support they need in order to pair their LSA education with real-life opportunities. Watch how LSA internships are changing students’ perspectives on their coursework and giving them a crucial advantage in their careers.

LSA Magazine

Our First 200 Years

LSA Magazine reflects on the first two centuries of Michigan history, uncovering transformative moments and forgotten stories with an eye to the future.

Speak for Yourself

Forced to flee the Soviet Union, poet Joseph Brodsky found allies in LSA scholars who fought the restrictions facing writers in the U.S.S.R. by speaking out and providing a venue for silenced voices.

Building Up

The museums are moving again, and their physical move parallels a paradigm shift. Current science research in progress will be on display in the new Biological Science Building for all visitors to see, for free.

Student Union

More than 40 years ago, students demanded U-M make black student enrollment and success a higher priority. When the administration increased admissions from underserved communities, the students created a program to help them once they got here.