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May 24, 2017

Bicentennial

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.

April 4, 2016

Visionary donors

In this 1924 photo, construction workers are nearing completion on the Law Quad. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

March 23, 2015

As bicentennial nears, U-M offers courses in campus history

From learning about the first days of the university to examining campus protests against conditions at global factories producing maize-and-blue apparel, students are immersed in new courses designed to elevate an understanding of U-M's historic role in American higher education.

October 8, 2013

Coleman announces bicentennial office, advisory committee

The upcoming bicentennial will recall the University of Michigan’s remarkable past, and serve as fresh inspiration for its future, say university officials as they establish an office devoted to the celebration.

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