In the years after the Civil War, springtime in Ann Arbor generated U-M’s first sporting craze: “base ball.”
The rule barring women from the Michigan Marching Band was dropped in 1972 — not with a bang, but a whisper.
Before the attack on Pearl Harbor pulled the U.S. into World War II, U-M suspended a band of student peaceniks advocating neutrality.
In 1925 two lonely rebels said no to the formidable Fielding Yost in a contest of ideas that still echoes today.
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.