U-M’s bicentennial is upon us. What better time to celebrate the legacies and achievements that make Michigan what it is?
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Author and U-M professor Heather Ann Thompson, BA ’87/MA ’87, delivers the first definitive history of the 1971 Attica prison uprising and its devastating aftermath.
The carillon bells in Burton Tower have been tolling for 80 years, but they are only the latest in an astonishingly varied series of bells and chimes making music at U-M.
In 1955 U-M officials fought Michigan State’s effort to change its name from “College” to “University.” Guess who lost?
U-M’s chief executives haven’t all been fans of our beloved Wolverines, though President C.C. Little (second from right) enjoyed the Big House dedication in 1927.
Go Blue! They’re two little words that mean so much to Wolverines worldwide. But how did this cheer originate? And which Wolverine said it first?