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

  1. Book burning

    In 1973, student feminists burned a textbook containing ‘criminally sexist material’ written by U-M’s chair of obstetrics and gynecology.

  2. Dean Bacon's demise

    Michigan’s “Queen of Women” held the line on in loco parentis through the ’50s, until changing mores and student protests forced an abdication.

  3. Food riot, 1956

    The night the quaddies said no to corned beef and swiss cheese on lettuce.