Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

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Heritage/Tradition

Vietnam Protest, Oct. 1969: Credit Jay Cassidy

Day of dissent

On Oct.15, 1969, President Robben Fleming advised U-M faculty to forgo attendance. The campus had been given over to the biggest of all 1960s peace protests.

William B. Angell Funeral, Ann Arbor, 1916

Death of an Angell

When the beloved James B. Angell died in April 1916, all of Ann Arbor and much of Michigan mourned his loss.

Bob Ufer, Wolverines announcer

Meechigan man

Beloved Wolverines football announcer Bob Ufer, ’43, is the subject of a new documentary by filmmaker Dan Chace, BA ’83.

Avery Hopwood, 1924

Hopwood in Havana

Cuba is top of mind for many these days. In 1924 playwright Avery Hopwood visited Havana, and his vivid diary captures the city’s heyday.

Benzinger Library

Guerrilla librarians

In 2005, a move to shut down the Residential College’s popular Benzinger Library sparked student protests, sit-ins, and a move to take back the stacks of East Quad.