1. May 21, 2024

    Ending the encampment

    President Santa J. Ono has emailed faculty, students and staff announcing that the university has removed the encampment that protestors erected on the Diag on April 22.

  2. April 8, 2024

    PHOTO GALLERY: U-M turns out for the sun show

    The Diag and much of Ingalls Mall were filled as students and other U-M community members watched the moon move between Earth and the sun, creating a solar eclipse April 8.

  3. May 8, 2023

    Grounds Services keep tulips blooming through cold snap

    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. 

  4. February 15, 2023

    Vigil on the Diag for MSU

    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.

  5. January 25, 2023

    Fun in the snow

    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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. July 15, 2019

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the university.