Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Athletics

  1. Safer play: How 90,000 Michigan soccer players went back to playing the sport they love

    When soccer teams across Michigan meet over the next few weeks for traditional tournaments and championships, the COVID-19 mask mandates and event attendance restrictions will start feeling like a thing of the past.

  2. A league of his own

    Journalist, author, and baseball fanatic Daniel Okrent, BA ’69, created the precursor to ‘fantasy sports’ with his Rotisserie League some 40 years ago. But there’s a glaring gap in this native Detroiter’s encyclopedic baseball memory: the 1968 World Series.

  3. Detroit: Olympic city?

    The fate of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympic Game seems more uncertain than ever due to the pandemic. Detroit has long sought to host the games. Will it ever happen?

  4. Fans rally around Wolverine wins, championships

    It’s a busy time of year, with virtually all Michigan teams in competition. From March Madness to fall football, enjoy this roundup from Michigan Athletics.

  5. ICYMI: Jim Harbaugh extends contract through 2025

    Michigan’s head football coach reached an agreement with the University earlier this month. Harbaugh signed a four-year extension with revised financial terms effective Jan. 11, 2021

  6. Loss is the game

    In a year devastated by grief, Collin McGlashen, BA ’05, holds his Wolverine traditions close and reflects on the ways the high-stakes Michigan-Ohio State game is woven through his family’s DNA.

  7. Celebrate #HomecomingAtHome

    While the U-M Alumni Association will not host an in-person Homecoming Tailgate this year, they have scheduled several virtual events during Homecoming Week for you to take part in.

  8. On my obsession with Michigan football

    For sports fan Dr. Jerry Kolins, BS ’68, Wolverine football is more religion than sport. The Big House has long been his cathedral where he finds connection, redemption, and transcendence. Now what?

  9. Big Ten postpones fall sports competition due to COVID-19 pandemic

    The Big Ten Conference is postponing all fall 2020 sports competition and conference championships. Cross country, field hockey, football, soccer, and volleyball are impacted.