Zina Pitcher, an unsung hero of U-M’s earliest years, was a doctor, soldier, politician, and botanist.
In 1970, a female secretary inspired one of the great sea changes in the University’s history: that Michigan should treat women the same as men.
Long before it was home to Donald Trump, Mar-a-Lago was the splendid palace of Marjorie Merriweather Post. Its shimmery past still glitters at U-M.
An African-American student of the 1920s left a vivid memoir of his years in a semi-segregated Ann Arbor.
Campus unrest often erupts at times of social unrest. But what about campus humor? Some say it’s at its best when times are not.
A woebegone corner of campus once attracted trysts, trash and, a magnificent plan for an amphitheater. And then we paved paradise and put up a parking lot.