May 8, 2023
The tulips waving in the breeze on the Diag might have been damaged or destroyed by cold weather just before Spring Commencement if it hadn’t been for quick action and a new idea from members of Grounds Services.
February 15, 2023
Hundreds in the University of Michigan community gathered Feb. 15 at the Diag to show solidarity with and support for Michigan State University two days after three students were killed in an on-campus shooting and five others critically injured.
January 25, 2023
On Jan. 25, though, a near-constant gentle snowfall left a blanket of winter’s bounty around the Ann Arbor campus, leading to scenes of beauty and a snowy battle on the Diag.
September 19, 2022
One day in June long ago, two lawyers and a politician were given the job of recommending exactly where to build the campus of the new University of Michigan. They had two sites to look at, both of about 40 acres.
April 25, 2022
The Ann Arbor campus was barely 20 years old when Andrew Dickson White first saw it. He arrived from Yale in October 1857 to teach history and English literature.
December 20, 2021
A remembrance of the Tappan Oak — removed in November due to severe trunk decay — and the enduring legacy of the iconic tree that had stood as a sentinel over the Diag throughout U-M’s history.
September 29, 2021
As the Center for Academic Innovation prepared for its first annual XR Summit, organizer Jeremy Nelson had an idea: create a virtual representation of the Diag for people to meet, using the technology that was the focus of the event.
July 15, 2019
Short news items from around the university.
July 10, 2019
With the help of donor funds, a construction project is underway to replace cracked and deteriorated stones surrounding the bronze ‘M’ on the Diag.
April 30, 2019
U-M graduates, students and commencement visitors can take a photo atop a “Michigan” waterfall Saturday, thanks to a large 3-D painting that will be installed on the Diag.