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Endowed with the hallmarks of a leading institution, the University of Michigan has incredible faculty, cutting-edge research, state-of-the-art facilities and a rich history. But none of this would matter without the energy and passion of its students.

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“I had a meeting with Dan Gilbert the second day (of my internship) — I think we were talking about one of his developments — and he calls me out and says, ‘You’re the girl whose family owns Dutch Girl!’ And I was like, ‘Yes, sir, that’s me.’ And he stole my notebook and he stole my pen and start

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During her senior year of high school, Reid Depowski took her first college-level psychology class. She fell in love with the subject. This same year she lost her mother to suicide. 

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The images, by now, are familiar. A baby washed ashore a beach.

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Antara Afrin’s small stature belies her ambitious dreams. A mentor and role model to aspiring doctors from underrepresented backgrounds, she plans to make medicine more accessible to people like her in the United States.

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Ben Rathi is, first and foremost, an incredibly kind person. The friendliness emanating from the fifth-year senior from Novi when he walks into Espresso Royale is not the oozing or overwhelming kind, but mild and genuine. And if kindness is first, helpfulness is a very close second. 

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Every morning, Keiana Cavé looks in the mirror and tells herself to be a badass. And so far, her mantra has worked.

The University of Michigan freshman is a member of Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2017 — one of the youngest in the Energy category.

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Dedicated to the memory of my great-aunt Tillie Gross, a force to be reckoned with and as sharp-minded as they come.

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“I loved the people, I think is what first drew me to it. … It’s a very specific kind of openness you have to have, as a performer.”

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Cancer has closely affected LSA senior Rebecca Ress throughout her life. Her mother has been battling colorectal cancer for the past 10 years, and she lost her father to lymphoma three days before the start of her freshman year.

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