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

Campus Life

  1. 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.

  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. Everybody walk the dinosaur

    As experts prepare to move the Museum of Natural History, they reimagine the visitor experience.

  4. An uncommon education

    University historians collaborate with Detroit Public Television to produce shortform documentary series about U-M’s legacy.

  5. Fractured fairy tale

    U-M’s first black homecoming queen remembers her reign, five decades after relinquishing her crown.

  6. Battle of the bookstore

    In the fall of 1969, students went ‘on strike’ to demand the right to run their own bookstore.

  7. Sotomayor, Baer discuss university of the future

    Bicentennial colloquium packs the house; U-M community reacts to policies of new administration.

  8. The boys of '61

    In 1861, the crisis of southern secession turned Michigan’s campus into a cauldron of pro-Union meetings and military drills as students prepared to exchange books for weapons.

  9. Stand by me

    As surging activism makes headlines nationwide, U-M alumni reveal the challenges they faced as students with a commitment to both causes and coursework.