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

  1. Episode 20: The best of Bacon

    Raconteur John U. Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, regales the listener with tales – heartfelt and hilarious – culled from a 25-year career covering sports. His new book features “select cuts,” showcasing Michigan heroes Bo Schembechler and Jim Abbott, as well as Detroit legends Ernie Harwell, Joe Louis, and more. Plus: An excerpt from The Best of Bacon.

  2. Baseball, blunders & Bo

    Jim Abbott was the first American pitcher to defeat Cuba (in Cuba) in 25 years. It was all good till Abbott opened his mouth.

  3. The ‘human science’ of leadership

    Executive coach Fritz Seyferth, BSIOE ’73, shares lessons learned from mentor Bo Schembechler on how to build and lead great teams.