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. 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.

  3. Field of dreams

    The campus landmark that once led to Ferry Field today connects 150 years of athletics to academics, and past to present. Plus: First-known photos of U-M football.

  4. "For God and country"

    In this excerpt from “Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football,” John U. Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, breaks down U-M’s game-changing play of 2014

  5. Michigan's "secret weapon"

    As longtime director of athletic counseling, U-M’s Greg Harden “teaches people how to stay sane under insane circumstances.”