Traces of an irascible millionaire’s views of the “fair sex” linger all through the Martha Cook Building a century after its construction
So was U-M founded in 1817 or 1821? 1837 or 1841? We answer key questions about the University’s true founding date.
In the pages of Wrinkle, we get glimpses of student life in the 1890s—at least as it appeared to the cocky male editors of that short-lived Michigan humor magazine.
As Devil’s Night approaches, the time is right to flash back to the 19th century for a little mayhem, murder, and a double dose of the macabre.
In December 1953 Arthur Miller, BA ’38, penned a love letter to his alma mater in Holiday magazine: “When I was in Ann Arbor, I felt I was at home.”
In 1975 Sheryl Barnes saw few people like herself in the U-M yearbook. So she published her own document of the African-American student experience.