Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M



Ferry Field

Field of dreams

The campus landmark that once led to Ferry Field today connects 150 years of athletics to academics, and past to present. Plus: First-known photos of U-M football.

U-M baseball team, 1875

Baseball on the Diag

In the years after the Civil War, springtime in Ann Arbor generated U-M’s first sporting craze: “base ball.”

Hackett & Harbaugh

“For God and country”

In this excerpt from “Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football,” John U. Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, breaks down U-M’s game-changing play of 2014

Harbaugh, spring football, 2015

Spring football

Coach Jim Harbaugh draws a huge crowd for spring football and lights up Twitter with the new documentary photo series “365 Days of Michigan Football” by Stamps professor David Turnley.

Haley Geffen with Denard Robinson

From super fan to Super Bowl

Emmy-winning director Haley Geffen, BA ’99, takes her creative playbook to one of the biggest fields in sports today.


Tiger by the tale

Bookish historian Alice Dalligan, AM ’48/AMLS ’51, became a bona fide baseball nut when sportscaster Ernie Harwell donated his archive to the Detroit Public Library in ’66.