Thursday, April 6
• Stumbling Blocks (pop-up art exhibition), Central Campus, Medical Campus and North Campus
• Flag raising ceremony, 8 a.m., Central Campus flagpole
• Welcome Center and Book Station, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Michigan League Concourse (2nd floor)
• A-maizing Building Tours, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
University of Michigan faculty and librarians will fan out across Ann Arbor to share their expertise in a bicentennial celebration April 6 called Feast of Ideas.
The 1967 civil unrest in Detroit rocked the city, and its impact and legacy is still felt today.
In celebration of the university's 200th year, the iconic Burton Tower will glow in new maize and blue lighting for the bicentennial's UMich200 Spring Festival.
An upcoming pop-up art exhibition on campus will explore challenges throughout the University of Michigan's history and serve as a resource to guide U-M through its third century.
The University of Michigan's Spring Commencement ceremonies will celebrate the bicentennial-year graduates with a unique Michigan Stadium event that features voices from the past and the present, Oscar-winning musicians and special alumni awards.
As the University of Michigan celebrates its bicentennial, one longtime U-M staff member is making a commitment to honor staff contributions throughout the university's history.
World War II furthered the University of Michigan's transformation into a global institution, paving the way for a dramatic increase in enrollment thanks to the GI Bill, exponential growth in federal research funding, and an expanded and reconceived campus.
Henry Carter Adams in the early 1890s. (Courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)
The MStaff200 bicentennial event Departmental Displays Committee invites U-M campus and Michigan Medicine departments to participate in the June 27 event with a table display.
In 1917, as the United States entered World War I, the University of Michigan campus was fraught with rising concerns about infringements on the academic freedom of university faculty.
The post-Civil War era was one of rapid social and technological changes, and the University of Michigan during that time was no exception. The last quarter of the 19th century saw U-M expand in size and scope as it embraced scientific research and began its evolution into a contemporary university.
At the first President's Bicentennial Colloquium, U.S. Justice Sonia Sotomayor and German Justice Susanne Baer discussed how respect and compromise can create and strengthen community, stressed the importance of developing diversity in higher education, and urged students to understand the law.
"True Blue! A Tribute to Michigan" brings together students, faculty and alumni in a live-action multimedia presentation that tells the story of the University of Michigan.
In honor of the University of Michigan's bicentennial, a short-form documentary series exploring U-M's history and its connections to the present will air on Detroit Public Television beginning Wednesday.
The MStaff200 bicentennial event planning committee invites staff members to volunteer by Feb. 28 to share their talents, service interests or photos at the event.
As the University of Michigan begins a yearlong celebration of its bicentennial, it also has concluded a thoughtful, yearlong review of how it would handle requests to reconsider the historical names of buildings on the Ann Arbor campus.
The first of three bicentennial colloquia hosted by President Mark Schlissel will feature a discussion between U.S. Justice Sonia Sotomayor and German Justice Susanne Baer, and will explore the future university community.
The University of Michigan begins its bicentennial celebration with the launch of a new public service announcement highlighting the history, future and significance of the university.
The first of five bicentennial symposia centered on the history of the University of Michigan, its relationship with the community and world, and its social and cultural impact will take place Thursday and Friday.