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

  1. Love of the game leads alumni Ebbett, Kolarik to Olympics

    Chad Kolarik and Andrew Ebbett, who once skated on the same line for the Wolverines, will represent their countries in the ’18 Olympics.

  2. Mail-order pride

    Carrie Thorpe, MBA ’12, launches subscription service ProudBox, an official U-M ‘fan box’ that delivers treats, U-M memorabilia, and a whole lotta love.

  3. A feat to cherish

    The Jesse Owens story is the subject of the new film “Race,” but for U-M fans of track & field, the Owens story that truly resonates took place here, in 1935, when the Ohio State Buckeye made history.

  4. Recruiting touchdown

    First-ever “Signing of the Stars” draws athletes Derek Jeter, Desmond Howard, Tom Brady, and others back to campus. Also: Meet U-M’s new AD, Warde Manuel.

  5. Ambassador in cleats

    Former backup quarterback Alex Swieca, BS ’15, carries the ball to Israel — and brings some Wolverine spirit to fans of American-style football.

  6. Home, James

    Go deep at for extras and exclusives on Jim Harbaugh, former Wolverine quarterback and the football program’s 20th coach.

  7. Media Coverage of the University of Michigan — December 2014

    Jim Harbaugh is new U-M football coach…McKinley founder donates $50 million to U-M…U-M docs use 3-D-printed trachea to save young boy…Improving the gender balance at b-school..Teens trending toward e-cigarettes…U-M unveils architecture program for Detroit teens…45-year physics mystery brings quantum computers closer…U-M sparks Detroit’s tech transfer industry.

  8. Media Coverage of the University of Michigan — October 2014

    AD David Brandon resigns…U-M extends M-Cubed program…U-M economist Wolfers: one of 10 “tweeple” you should follow…U-M prof Prabal Dutta named one of “Brilliant 10″…Artifact from 1800s found while moving massive oak on campus…U-M’s Howard Markel on the history of quarantine…Detroit’s exit from bankruptcy…Fracking’s unexpected benefits.

  9. Trophy life: The Little Brown Jug

    New book celebrates the myths, mysteries, and mania surrounding college football’s oldest trophy rivalry, born of a discarded water jug in 1903.