Before the attack on Pearl Harbor pulled the U.S. into World War II, U-M suspended a band of student peaceniks who hoped to keep the nation neutral.
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.
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.