U-M leaders hail Mary Sue Coleman’s service at LSI building dedication

President Emerita Mary Sue Coleman speaks from the podium

Mary Sue Coleman broke ground as U-M’s first woman president. She marked another milestone Sept. 9 as the University named its first academic building on the Ann Arbor campus after a woman.

  1. U-M brings after-school music, art, coding to Detroit

    Composer Sam Saunders, BA ’16, founded the student-run Seven Mile organization in 2013 to provide after-school music programs and summer camps to kids in Detroit. The nonprofit now offers arts and tech instruction to offset cuts in Detroit Public Schools.

  2. Rewriting Michigan’s archaeological history

    Researchers recently identified the state’s earliest archaeological site: a 13,000-year-old Clovis camp on a Southwest Michigan farm. The site is likely the northwestern-most Clovis settlement in the Great Lakes region.

  3. The fraternity war

    In the 1850s, students and professors went toe to toe over the advent of Greek-letter societies at Michigan, ‘a monster power which lays its hand upon every college faculty in our country.’

  4. See half a century of U-M football

    College football fans now can view 420 Michigan games played between 1930-86. Originally recorded as team film, the Bentley Library annotated the silent footage to showcase specific action, including halftime shows.

  5. Let them lead: Unexpected lessons in leadership from America’s worst hockey team

    Author John Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, delivers unexpected leadership lessons he learned coaching the Huron River Rats, America’s worst high school hockey team.

  6. A hot dog could cost you 36 minutes of healthy life

    Researchers recently ranked more than 5,800 foods by their nutritional disease burden to humans and their impact on the environment. Small changes in diet – fewer hot dogs, more nuts – could help you live healthier, more sustainably.