January 10, 2014
Old school: U-M in History
In November 1962, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke from the stage at Hill Auditorium to an audience. He also spoke before a small gathering at the Michigan Union during his visit to campus. (Photo courtesy Bentley Historical Library)
This month in history (35 years ago)
After years of little growth in the mid-1970s, and following more than a decade of planning, the Board of Regents in 1979 approved a plan for a new hospital at an estimated cost of $254 million. The Replacement Hospital Project, as the new University Hospital was called, was the most ambitious building project undertaken at the university.
— From “The Making of The University of Michigan 1817-1992” by Howard H. Peckham