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.
Video: Take a look behind the scenes as thousands of students arrive at their new homes in the dorms.
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?
Mocha and more at Ann Arbor’s legendary hangout.