Campus Life

  1. Michigan Minds podcast: U-M President Ono shares vision on democracy, engagement

    UM’s vision to be the defining public university outlines four areas where the university will make dramatic and focused impact: life-changing education; human health and well-being; democracy, civic and global engagement; and climate action, sustainability and environmental justice.

  2. Thirteen days in 1970: The BAM strike

    In February 1970, U-M students operating as the Black Action Movement called a strike on classes. They interrupted lectures, banged garbage-can lids in classroom buildings, and hassled fellow students attending class. Their demand to President Robben Fleming: Increase Black enrollment from 3.4 percent to 10 percent.

  3. XR and U-M: Extended reality stage expands global education

    Michigan explores the academic outer limits, introducing extended and virtual reality to the classroom. Its XR studio opens a new chapter on scalable, personalized, and immersive learning technologies. Oh, the places you’ll go!

  4. Sometimes the ‘hero’s journey’ takes an unexpected turn

    John Levinson, MBA ’75, is a passionate Wolverine who has attended 587 consecutive Michigan games, peaking with the 2023 national championship. Now adapting to a diagnosis of ALS, the indomitable Levinson plans to be back in the Big House — and on the road — next fall.

  5. The ‘super-university’ moves north

    When U-M regents broke ground on North Campus in 1952, they were responding to more than a postwar growth spurt in admissions. They were signaling the University’s full embrace of research applied to the demands of an urban, industrial society.

  6. Out of the woods and into the ethos: Unique business course still resonates

    One year on, Michigan Ross students assess the impact of an inaugural management course that took them to the wooded, lakefront campus of U-M’s Biological Station. The goal? To align their highest character ideals with the realities of a business career. So, how’s it going?

  7. MLK Symposium gets underway with best-selling author, legal scholar, and social justice advocate

    U-M’s annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium kicked off Jan. 15 with memorial keynote lecturer Michelle Alexander. The theme of the 2024 symposium is “Transforming the Jangling Discords of Our Nation into a Beautiful Symphony.”

  8. Wolverines are the 2023 College Football Playoff national champions

    The Michigan Wolverines beat the Washington Huskies 34-13 Jan. 8 to claim the national college football title. Go Blue! Check out this video recapping all the excitement!

  9. Can you hear the music: Q&A with Ann Jeffers

    Ann Jeffers, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, recently released the memoir ‘Can You Hear the Music: My Journey Through Madness.’ She details her struggle with bipolar disorder and psychotic episodes while trying to establish her career and family.