LSA Magazine

From the spring 2016 issue


Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost
One LSA program gives recent grads a chance to learn about the world—and themselves—all expenses paid. 

Seeing the Unseen
There’s nothing more unsettling than staring into the unknown, but probing its secrets can bring new insight and new perspectives. LSA brings you four stories of visionaries finding new ways to see the unseen.

An Execution in the Family
Robert Meeropol was six years old when his parents, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, were executed for espionage. Now Meeropol is fighting to exonerate his mother while running an organization that supports children of targeted activists.

Skeleton Key
Luck, two spelunkers, and an unusual Facebook ad led to a monumental discovery that an international team of researchers believe is a new species of human.

More Stories from LSA Magazine

Taking the Long View
Millions of vital records on health, demographics, economics, and family structure from the last 100 years.

His American Life
Storytelling, Serial, and the future of journalism.

Trust Your Gut
LSA students in a new introductory biology lab have been conducting “me”-search.

Even More Stories from LSA Magazine

Read about The New World Next Door, The “A-word”, and an app to improve public safety.

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LSA Magazine is the alumni magazine of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) at the University of Michigan. LSA Magazine reaches an audience of 180,000 people composed primarily of College alumni, though it also includes LSA seniors, as well as the College's faculty and staff members.

Brian Short is the magazine's editor. You can reach him at

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