February 16, 2022
U-M and head football coach Jim Harbaugh have agreed to a new five-year contract that runs through the 2026 season.
November 15, 2021
An online exhibit at the Bentley Historical Library addresses the infamous benching of Willis Ward during a 1934 football game within a broader context of Ward’s family, community, campus and career.
February 25, 2021
U-M and Northwestern University have announced the creation of the George Jewett Trophy, the first rivalry game trophy named for an African American player in Football Bowl Subdivision history.
January 11, 2021
Eric Mayes, co-captain of the 1997 national championship football team, will moderate “Intersection of Black Lives: Demystifying Black student and student-athlete experiences,” part of the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.
January 8, 2021
Athletic director Warde Manuel has announced that the university and head football coach Jim Harbaugh have reached an agreement on a contract extension that runs through the 2025 football season.
December 8, 2020
The athletic department has announced the cancellation of the Dec. 12 football game at Ohio State due to an increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases and student-athletes in quarantine over the past week.
December 2, 2020
The U-M athletic department has paused football practices until Dec. 7, and the Dec. 5 game against Maryland has been canceled and will not be rescheduled, due to COVID-19-related factors.
November 2, 2020
Short news items from around the University of Michigan.
October 27, 2020
The U-M athletic department and Division of Public Safety and Security request that all personal and university vehicles be parked away from Michigan Stadium each Friday by 10 p.m. prior to home football games.
October 19, 2020
While Michigan football returns this weekend, the Michigan Marching Band will not be on the field. It is preparing its first show in a virtual season that has changed nearly all aspects of the band experience.