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

Heritage/Tradition

  1. 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.’

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Extraordinary alumni honored

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

  5. 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.”

  6. Feminine ideal

    “Belle, Scholar, Athlete.” In the 1930s, a portrait in the Michigan League honored student Marian Van Tuyl as the epitome of young womanhood.

  7. An uncommon education: Ep 3

    Celebrate U-M’s musical legacy in ‘An Ear for Excellence,’ the latest installment in Detroit Public Television’s series about U-M history.

  8. Freedom writer

    In the midst of the civil rights movement, U-M historian Dwight Lowell Dumond published his anti-slavery masterwork. The backlash was ferocious.

  9. Crisler Center at 50

    The ‘house that Cazzie built’ is more than just a sports facility. It’s a palace packed with Michigan memories.