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

Athletics

  1. Change agent

    Former sports agent Arn Tellem, LLB ’79, makes a play to revitalize Detroit (and its Pistons) as vice chairman of Palace Sports & Entertainment.

  2. Connecting physical and mental health

    Stacey Ervin, BA ’16, shares his experience as a student gymnast managing mental health, athletic, and academic challenges.

  3. Mail-order pride

    Carrie Thorpe, MBA ’12, launches subscription service ProudBox, an official U-M ‘fan box’ that delivers treats, U-M memorabilia, and a whole lotta love.

  4. The artist and the athlete

    Stamps professor David Turnley and Head Football Coach Jim Harbaugh co-author photographic documentary of “what it takes to make champions.”

  5. All in the Olympic family

    A husband, a wife, and a sister – all competing in the same race, at the same Olympic games? Meet three track & field alumni who are making a family affair of Rio 2016.

  6. Every day is game day

    Former Wolverines’ defensive tackle Jibreel Black, ’14, is riding a different kind of team bus these days. He’s on a cross-country journey to inspire volunteerism.

  7. Meechigan man

    Beloved Wolverines football announcer Bob Ufer, ’43, is the subject of a new documentary by filmmaker Dan Chace, BA ’83.

  8. A feat to cherish

    The Jesse Owens story is the subject of the new film “Race,” but for U-M fans of track & field, the Owens story that truly resonates took place here, in 1935, when the Ohio State Buckeye made history.

  9. Recruiting touchdown

    First-ever “Signing of the Stars” draws athletes Derek Jeter, Desmond Howard, Tom Brady, and others back to campus. Also: Meet U-M’s new AD, Warde Manuel.