Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
How the strange but brilliant Augustus Woodward created the University of Michigan…sort of.
For U-M’s first 50 years or so, grades were unknown. But the push for a rigorous letter-grade system came from an unlikely source.
A wild 1992 video hockey tournament highlighted the rise of personal technology in the average dorm room.
Speeding and “moral decay” provoked a stern crackdown on student drivers in the 1920s.
The Summer Symposia in Theoretical Physics attracted the best minds in the world.
Jim Morrison bombs at the homecoming dance –- and changes rock history.
From John F. Kennedy to Barack Obama, presidents have challenged University of Michigan students to change the world.
Plus: Kids these days: How involved is this generation?
Video: Take a look behind the scenes as thousands of students arrive at their new homes in the dorms.
Mocha and more at Ann Arbor’s legendary hangout.