Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M



Brothers Nicholas and Leonard Falcone. (Image courtesy of the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collection.)

Brothers of band

In the 1920s, brothers Nicholas and Leonard Falcone played opposite sides of the field as rival directors of the Michigan and Michigan State marching bands.

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.

[L-R: UM Ath. Director Fielding Yost, UM President C.C. Little, Michigan Governor Fred Green, OSU Ath. Dir. L.W. St. John, Ohio Governor Vic Donahey]

Pigskins and presidents

U-M’s chief executives haven’t all been fans of our beloved Wolverines, though President C.C. Little (second from right) enjoyed the Big House dedication in 1927.

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.’

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.