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A sketch of the Michigan Union by Vernon Howe Bailey, 1917. (Courtesy of U-M's Bentley Historical Library.)

200 years and counting

VIDEO

U-M’s bicentennial is upon us. What better time to celebrate the legacies and achievements that make Michigan what it is? (With podcast.)

Cover of the annual report: FY2016 Research at a Glance

Research at a glance

The total volume of research at U-M reached a record high $1.39 billion in fiscal year 2016, marking ambitious partnerships and innovations.

Union soldiers in training, Bentley Historical Library

The boys of ’61

In 1861, the crisis of southern secession turned Michigan’s campus into a cauldron of pro-Union meetings and military drills as students prepared to exchange books for weapons.

Ann Arbor Distilling Company, distillery

Grain to glass

In just one year, Ann Arbor Distilling Co. has redefined the term ‘top-shelf,’ producing Michigan-centric spirits with grain sourced from local farms.

Computer Science and Engineering students partnered with India West

A visionary collaboration

VIDEO

U-M students are partnering with a tech-savvy blind teen to help other blind and visually impaired people navigate the world.

Jason DeLeon, Following the Migrant Trail

Following the migrant trail

Researcher Jason DeLeon tracks the perilous journey of undocumented Central American migrants fleeing violence and poverty.