Matthews shares 25-year pursuit of a biochemical
in Russel Lecture
Rowena G. Matthews, the 2003 Henry Russel lecturer,
has been doing bold, creative biochemistry research since the early
1960s at U-M. But it's only been in the last decade that her findings
have made her famous. More>
Rushdie discusses inspiration for 'Midnight's Children,'
writing in general
The author of the book "Midnight's Children"
did not set out to write a crowd pleaser, but rather wanted to create
a work that focused on the India he knew growing up in Bombay. Salman
Rushdie said he never begins to write with the reader in mind—something
he acknowledged as "a terrible, horrible admission." More>