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October 24, 2017

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October 20, 2017

Crossing the medical frontier

In 1869, the University of Michigan turned a former professor's house into a hospital. (Photo courtesy of the U-M Millennium Project)

July 24, 2017

Revolutionizing information

The University of Michigan and its graduates have greatly impacted the sharing of technology. (Photo courtesy of Michigan News and Bentley Historical Library)

May 22, 2017

The iconic Burton Memorial Tower

The Burton Memorial Tower stands over the U-M campus during the summer of 1946. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

April 17, 2017

Bentley project uncovers untold history of African-Americans at U-M

Nine decades ago, Vivian Deborah Wilson arrived at the University of Michigan with dreams of dedicating her life to teaching Latin.

That year, Wilson became part of the legacy of African-American students who attended U-M. At the time, Wilson was one of about a dozen African-American women enrolled at U-M.

April 17, 2017

The first freshmen

The 1845 diploma for George Washington Pray. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

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