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

Heritage/Tradition

  1. U-M, Detroit Historical Society co-produce exhibit

    View historic images, rare documents, vintage film, and sports memorabilia through Oct. 8.

  2. Library partners with StoryCorps this fall

    U-M invites community to share essence of the University’s past and present in personal stories for future generations.

  3. An uncommon education: Ep 6

    Global service and humanitarianism are in the DNA at U-M. Watch ‘A Selfless Cause,’ by Detroit Public Television.

  4. Twist and shout

    By early 1962, the Twist was all the rage at Michigan, with events and contests galore. We tracked down U-M’s reigning king and queen.

  5. Black and white and read all over

    The Bentley Historical Library recently digitized more than 12 decades of Michigan Daily history. It’s a ‘gold mine.’

  6. An uncommon education: Ep 5

    U-M was the nation’s first university to own and operate its own hospital. Watch ‘A Miracle Cure,’ by Detroit Public Television.

  7. The Bermudas ban

    In the spring of 1954, Bermuda shorts raised a three-way ruckus between women, men, and, of course, the dean of women.

  8. Extraordinary alumni honored

    U-M celebrates distinguished graduates of 20 years or fewer as part of 2017 Spring Commencement.

  9. An uncommon education: Ep 4

    In “A Writer Worth Reading,” Detroit Public Television partners with U-M historians to explore the University’s commitment to “the new, the unusual, and the radical.”