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


  1. What is a Michigan Man?

    Producers from Funny or Die came to this year’s Champions for Children’s Hearts celebrity golf fundraiser, organized by former U-M football players Brian Griese, Steve Hutchinson and Charles Woodson, to learn what sets a Wolverine apart.

  2. Building – and building on – Michigan Stadium

    The story of the construction of the Big House, Michigan Stadium.

  3. The innovator

    How U-M coach Fritz Crisler and World War Two created modern football.
    Plus: Lloyd Carr retires as associate athletic director

  4. Lloyd Carr retires as associate athletic director

    Former University of Michigan football coach Lloyd Carr retired as associate athletic director for the Wolverines.

  5. Yost's walkout

    Someday soon, the Big Ten may expand. History shows that the biggest changes would be unexpected ones—like when U-M quit the Big Ten in 1907, and found its biggest rivals.

    Plus: U-M responds to NCAA allegations.

  6. U-M responds to NCAA football allegations

    The University of Michigan has self-imposed sanctions in its football program for violating NCAA rules.The sanctions—which relate to quality-control staff and practice and training time—follow a cooperative investigation with the NCAA and are detailed in a response to a Notice of Allegations the institution received Feb. 22, 2010. The response also outlines actions already taken Read more

  7. 'That magic sauce'

    The men’s gymnastics team turned swagger and mental strength into a national championship.

  8. Chemistry lesson

    To save its season, U-M’s ice hockey team had to unify itself around an unlikely hero.

  9. The Olympians next door

    Four U-M students competed as ice dancers in the Olympics. Two of them won silver; the others will be favorites in 2014. But until then, they’ll just be trying to pass their next exams.