Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
Jim Tobin, PhD ’86, proves truth is more poignant than fiction in Michigan Today’s new audio feature, “Listen In, Michigan.”
This beautiful video captures the Arb’s poetic wonder, offset by an excerpt from Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.”
President Mark Schlissel calls on U-M community to address “the hardest problem and biggest challenge we’re going to confront together.”
In 1985 Deborah Robinson, PhD ’87, created a bracelet program with the names of political prisoners serving life sentences in South Africa. Solidarity prevails today.
The rule barring women from the Michigan Marching Band was dropped in 1972 — not with a bang, but a whisper.
The end of World War II sent U-M’s enrollment soaring, which put housing at a premium — creating a unique college experience for many GIs.
Fifty years after the fact, Tom Mack, BS ’68, still marvels at how the 1965 Rose Bowl transformed his career and his life in a surprising way.
Weirdly gruesome posters created for U-M’s inter-class “rush” mingled themes of mayhem and mirth at the turn of the 20th century.
Mark Schlissel calls for a spirit of open and civil discourse as he begins tenure as U-M’s 14th president.