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

Campus Life

  1. Just humor me

    Campus unrest often erupts at times of social unrest. But what about campus humor? Some say it’s at its best when times are not.

  2. Me too, circa 1970

    In 1970, a female secretary inspired one of the great sea changes in the University’s history: that Michigan should treat women the same as men.

  3. Working his way through

    An African-American student of the 1920s left a vivid memoir of his years in a semi-segregated Ann Arbor.

  4. The late, great 'Cat Hole'

    A woebegone corner of campus once attracted trysts, trash and, a magnificent plan for an amphitheater. And then we paved paradise and put up a parking lot.

  5. State of the (Michigan) Union

    The iconic Michigan Union will close April 30 for a major, 20-month renovation.

  6. U-M to review sexual misconduct policies and procedures

    U-M to consult outside expert to ensure all is being done to prevent and respond to reports of sexual misconduct.

  7. Hair down to there

    The ‘Beatle haircut’ of 1964 sent men’s locks at Michigan flowing past the ears, collars, and shoulders.

  8. MGoView

    Feeling nostalgic for those halcyon days in A2? An app created at U-M delivers campus to your phone as a 3-D, augmented-reality experience.

  9. Enrollment growing as campus rolls out Go Blue Guarantee

    From an all-time high of 59,886 applications, U-M enrolled 6,847 freshmen for fall ’17. The class is slightly larger than anticipated.