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March 30, 2017

Bicentennial

November 22, 2016

Nominations sought for UpstART 200 bicentennial project

The UpstART 200 Bicentennial Planning Committee is asking the campus community to help identify up to 200 examples from the University of Michigan's art, design, architecture and cultural collections that will inspire new creative projects.

November 15, 2016

University plans special commencement ceremonies for 200th year

To celebrate the University of Michigan's 200th birthday, campus leaders are planning special spring and winter commencement ceremonies that will celebrate the graduating classes of 2017 and honor the university's contributions of the past, present and future.

October 31, 2016

True Blue! tribute to highlight distinguished alumni

James Earl Jones, Darren Criss, Sanjay Gupta and Cecilia Muñoz are among the distinguished alumni who will join U-M students and faculty in a live multimedia performance celebrating Michigan's 200 years.

October 31, 2016

Summer festival to celebrate university staff

The longtime contributions of University of Michigan staff will be the focus of the UMich200 Summer Festival, complemented by the long-running Ann Arbor Summer Festival and its eclectic programming.

October 31, 2016

In celebration of U-M's bicentennial

As the University of Michigan prepares to launch a yearlong celebration of its 200th year, the Record presents a comprehensive roundup of bicentennial activities ranging from colloquia to exhibits to spring, summer and fall festivals.

October 31, 2016

Bicentennial exhibits

Groups across the campus are planning bicentennial events of all styles and formats, from dance and art to photo exhibitions, scholarly colloquia and national conferences. The following plans are a sampling, with more to come as 2017 draws closer.

October 5, 2016

Justice Sotomayor, German Justice Baer to be part of bicentennial

The University of Michigan celebrates its bicentennial with a January 2017 colloquium that features two of the world's leading jurists and legal scholars whose pioneering visions for justice have transformed the United States and German court systems.

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