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

Athletics

  1. Baseball, blunders & Bo

    Jim Abbott was the first American pitcher to defeat Cuba (in Cuba) in 25 years. It was all good till Abbott opened his mouth.

  2. Crisler Center at 50

    The ‘house that Cazzie built’ is more than just a sports facility. It’s a palace packed with Michigan memories.

  3. 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.

  4. Connecting physical and mental health

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

  5. 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.

  6. 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.”

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Meechigan man

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