Big Ten

  1. August 4, 2023

    Statement on addition of Washington, Oregon to Big Ten

    President Santa J. Ono and Warde Manuel, the Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics, released a statement of support for the addition of the universities of Washington and Oregon to the Big Ten Conference.

  2. July 1, 2022

    Statement about UCLA, USC joining Big Ten Conference

    President Mary Sue Coleman and Athletic Director Warde Manuel have issued a statement about the Big Ten Conference voting to accept the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Southern California.

  3. February 7, 2022

    Big Ten students dive into legislating in policy simulation

    About 60 students from various Big Ten schools came together in late January to discuss voting rights and to create legislation.

  4. November 1, 2021

    Big Ten policy schools collaborate on civic involvement

    U-M is joining with other policy schools across the Big Ten to launch Democracy in the 21st Century, a conferencewide collaboration to develop educational programming that promotes active civic education and engagement.

  5. September 28, 2020

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  6. September 21, 2020

    Campus briefs

    U-M ranked No. 1 public university in U.S., 23rd overall The University of Michigan was ranked as the top U.S public university by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education in their 2021 U.S. college ranking. U-M moved up four spots to No. 23 overall in a list of universities throughout the United States,…
  7. September 16, 2020

    Big Ten announces return of football starting Oct. 23-24

    The Big Ten Conference has announced the return of the 2020 football season this fall. Games will begin starting the weekend of Oct. 23-24. U-M will not have fans at home athletic events.

  8. August 11, 2020

    Big Ten postpones fall sports competition due to COVID-19

    The Big Ten Conference announced Aug. 11 that it is postponing all fall sports competition and conference championships due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  9. March 12, 2020

    U-M, Big Ten cancel remainder of winter, spring sports seasons

    U-M has suspended all athletic activities, including practices, until further notice in response to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The cancellation follows a similar announcement by the Big Ten Conference.

  10. November 12, 2019

    Challenge helps increase student voting across Big Ten

    College students across the 14 member institutions of the Big Ten Conference voted in record numbers during the 2018 midterm elections following a challenge put forth by the school presidents.