Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

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Heritage/Tradition

Typical fresh-soph hijinks.

The great suspension

In 1874, fresh-soph warfare finally got so out of hand that Michigan’s faculty suspended nearly 10 percent of male students.

Men's Glee Club conductor

Lyrically speaking

Michigan Men’s Glee Club invites U-M community to submit lyrics for new ‘Michigan song,’ composed by School of Music, Theatre & Dance professor Kristin Kuster, AMusD ’02.

T-Shirt -- MSU and U-M.

What’s in a name?

In 1955 U-M officials fought Michigan State’s effort to change its name from “College” to “University.” Guess who lost?

Heart of hell book cover, partial

Prelude to Iwo Jima

‘Hands-on skipper’ Willard Vincent Nash, BA ’35/LLB ’35, is the little-known hero in the ‘battle before the battle’ as told in the new book ‘The Heart of Hell.’

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.