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

Campus Life

  1. A sign of strength, not weakness

    For many student-athletes, sports can be exciting — and agonizing. Read a Q&A about U-M’s efforts to support our young athletes.

  2. Library partners with StoryCorps this fall

    U-M invites community to share essence of the University’s past and present in personal stories for future generations.

  3. Twist and shout

    By early 1962, the Twist was all the rage at Michigan, with events and contests galore. We tracked down U-M’s reigning king and queen.

  4. Black and white and read all over

    The Bentley Historical Library recently digitized more than 12 decades of Michigan Daily history. It’s a ‘gold mine.’

  5. The Bermudas ban

    In the spring of 1954, Bermuda shorts raised a three-way ruckus between women, men, and, of course, the dean of women.

  6. Getting better all the time

    In 1967, Ann Arbor was abuzz over an album fans knew would change the world. So what do they think today?

  7. Feminine ideal

    “Belle, Scholar, Athlete.” In the 1930s, a portrait in the Michigan League honored student Marian Van Tuyl as the epitome of young womanhood.

  8. Oh my cube!

    Engineering students install a giant Rubik’s Cube on campus — believed to be the world’s largest hand-solvable, stationary version of the famous puzzle.

  9. Crisler Center at 50

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