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

  1. Admit one

    It’s no secret U-M’s admissions process is rigorous. But could the modern-day applicant still pass muster by the founders’ original standards?

  2. Who was Gabriel Richard?

    Meet the French missionary who helped found U-M. He owned the first printing press in Detroit, transformed 19th-century Michigan, and served in Congress.

  3. Women: Yesterday and today

    Alumnae from the 1920s through the 1960s share tales of the ‘good old days,’ as current women describe their U-M experience.

  4. That's the spirit

    We’ve been celebrating all year and it’s finally here: On Aug. 26, 1817, in Detroit, the University of Michigania was born.

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

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  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 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.