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

  1. Prelude to Iwo Jima

    ‘Hands-on skipper’ Willard Vincent Nash, BA ’35/LLB ’35, is the little-known hero in the ‘battle before the battle’ as told in the new book ‘The Heart of Hell.’

  2. Five came back

    Frank Beaver looks at five war-time directors who used film to influence public opinion.

  3. The doves of 1940

    Before the attack on Pearl Harbor pulled the U.S. into World War II, U-M suspended a band of student peaceniks advocating neutrality.

  4. Coming home

    The end of World War II sent U-M’s enrollment soaring, which put housing at a premium — creating a unique college experience for many GIs.