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. Port Huron Statement turns 50

    In 1962 a handful of U-M students calling themselves the Students for a Democratic Society published a manifesto that came to define a national student movement.

  3. Food riot, 1956

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