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

  1. Soldier, prisoner, lexicographer

    ‘Hereward Thimbleby Price’ may sound like a character in a cozy English tale, but real life took him from Madagascar to Michigan.

  2. Halifax, heroism, and hockey

    The hero of John U. Bacon’s ‘The Great Halifax Explosion,’ about the biggest manmade explosion before Hiroshima, is U-M’s first hockey coach.

  3. Pacifist with a paintbrush

    World War I spanned just four years. But for 96-year-old emeritus art professor Bill Lewis, it’s provided inspiration for nearly a century