Diag

  1. September 19, 2022

    Heritage Project — A different Diag

    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.

  2. April 25, 2022

    Heritage Project — Professor White’s Diag

    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.

  3. December 20, 2021

    The Tappan Oak: A tale of life, death, and rebirth

    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.

  4. September 29, 2021

    XR technology ‘brings’ conference goers to iconic U-M space

    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.

  5. July 15, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.

  6. July 10, 2019

    Diag stone repairs to improve area around iconic bronze ‘M’

    With the help of donor funds, a construction project is underway to replace cracked and deteriorated stones surrounding the bronze ‘M’ on the Diag.

  7. April 30, 2019

    3-D art to be installed on Diag during commencement

    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.

  8. April 26, 2018

    ITS announces approval for project to install WiFi on the Diag

    Information and Technology Services has received funding approval to install WiFi in portions of the Diag. The project grew out of an initiative promoted by Central Student Government leaders.

  9. September 25, 2017

    U-M community rallies around student kneeling on Diag

    Members of the U-M community came together Monday on the Central Campus Diag to support a graduate student who spent the entire day kneeling in front of the Block M in silent protest.