University of Michigan
News for Faculty and Staff

May 20, 2018

Old School

February 22, 2016

Two-time U.S. Olympian

Michigan alumnus William DeHart Hubbard was the first African-American athlete to win an individual Olympic gold medal, doing so at the 1924 Paris Games in the long jump (24 feet 5 inches). 

February 15, 2016

Drop the puck

The 1926 University of Michigan Ice Hockey Team is ready to play.

February 8, 2016

Diversity pioneer

Henry Graham, the University of Michigan's first African-American varsity tennis player, is pictured in a 1928 team photo.

February 1, 2016

Day at the museum

The Alexander G. Ruthven Museums Building, for which Albert Kahn was the architect, is seen from North University Street in February 1950.

January 25, 2016

Winter scene

During winter of 1897, this view of campus shows the former library beyond the trees.

January 18, 2016

Taking a break

Two young women share a laugh in 1937, sitting in a booth at the iconic Drake’s Sandwich Shop on North University Avenue, just east of State Street.

January 11, 2016

Supporting the troops

In 1942, during World War II, women aid the war effort by selling defense bonds from a booth on the Diag. 

December 14, 2015

Winter fun

Student soldiers wrestle in the snow during World War II.

December 7, 2015

Moliere satire at Michigan

The Department of Theatre & Drama formally opened the former Mimes Theatre under the name Laboratory Theatre when it presented Moliere's "Les Precieuses Ridicules" there on Dec. 1, 1930.

November 23, 2015

Nearly ready

Construction on the Rackham Building, a U-M landmark, is nearly complete in 1937.