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Michigan Marching Band, U-M's Bentley Historical Library

Women, take the field!

The rule barring women from the Michigan Marching Band was dropped in 1972 — not with a bang, but a whisper.

Rush poster detail, courtesy of Bentley Historical Library

Black Fridays of yore

Weirdly gruesome posters created for U-M’s inter-class “rush” mingled themes of mayhem and mirth at the turn of the 20th century.

World War II comes to an end. (Photo: Getty Images.)

Coming home

The end of World War II sent U-M’s enrollment soaring, which put housing at a premium — creating a unique college experience for many GIs.

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Inauguration day

Mark Schlissel calls for a spirit of open and civil discourse as he begins tenure as U-M’s 14th president.

Tom Mack, BS '68 with wife

Coming up roses

Fifty years after the fact, Tom Mack, BS ’68, still marvels at how the 1965 Rose Bowl transformed his career and his life in a surprising way.