It’s no secret U-M’s admissions process is rigorous. But could the modern-day applicant still pass muster by the founders’ original standards?
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By early 1962, the Twist was all the rage at Michigan, with events and contests galore. We tracked down U-M’s reigning king and queen.
Meet the French missionary who helped found U-M. He owned the first printing press in Detroit, transformed 19th-century Michigan, and served in Congress.
When the beloved James B. Angell died in April 1916, all of Ann Arbor and much of Michigan mourned his loss.
Alumnae from the 1920s through the 1960s share tales of the ‘good old days,’ as current women describe their U-M experience.
In 1910, U-M students attended class in unventilated buildings; spit on the floors and sidewalks; and contracted tuberculosis in alarming numbers. Good times!