On the 100th anniversary of the Helen Newberry Residence, we offer a snapshot of the philanthropist who impacted thousands of young women.
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.
The rule barring women from the Michigan Marching Band was dropped in 1972 — not with a bang, but a whisper.
Michigan’s “Queen of Women” held the line on in loco parentis through the ’50s, until changing mores and student protests forced an abdication.
In 1925 two lonely rebels said no to the formidable Fielding Yost in a contest of ideas that still echoes today.
Weirdly gruesome posters created for U-M’s inter-class “rush” mingled themes of mayhem and mirth at the turn of the 20th century.