Nichols Arboretum

  1. April 16, 2024

    Students turn fallen campus trees into public tables

    Storm-damaged trees and others from across U-M are being turned into new, functional campus furniture, thanks to the work of associate professor Joseph Trumpey and his students.

  2. August 25, 2023

    Storms force temporary closure of Nichols Arboretum

    Nichols Arboretum will be closed temporarily while teams assess and address damage from recent severe storms. Matthaei Botanical Gardens remains open. Please check the Matthaei-Nichols website for updates.

  3. June 16, 2022

    U-M doctoral candidate creates sonic interaction with peonies

    “Hybrid Cultivars,” created by U-M doctoral candidate Alexis Lamb, consists of 27 single-pipe chimes installed throughout the W.E. Upjohn Peony Garden.

  4. May 19, 2022

    Upjohn family gift honors Peony Garden flowers’ original donor

    W.E. Upjohn’s family has come together on the 100th anniversary of his initial gift of peonies in 1922 with a donation of $2 million to name the garden the W.E. Upjohn Peony Garden.

  5. April 8, 2020

    CRIME ALERT: Felonious Assault, 04-08-20

    Approximately 1:30 a.m. April 8, Nichols Arboretum, near the Peony Gardens, 1610 Washington Heights

  6. May 23, 2018

    Bloom season underway at arboretum’s historic peony garden

    The Nichols Arboretum peony garden has begun its annual transformation from green shoots to waves of white, pink and red as it bursts into nearly 10,000 blooms.

  7. January 4, 2018

    City’s deer-management program on U-M property runs Jan. 8-31

    The city of Ann Arbor has announced the details of its deer-management program, which will include some U-M property between Jan. 8-31.

  8. June 5, 2017

    A summer with Shakespeare

    Now an undeniable Ann Arbor summer tradition, Shakespeare in the Arb began in 2001, when Katherine Mendeloff, lecturer IV in Residential College, LSA, was asked to direct an outdoor production as part of a three-year Ford Motor Co. grant for arts in the Nichols Arboretum.

  9. November 22, 2016

    U-M agrees to participate in Ann Arbor’s deer-management program

    At the request of Ann Arbor officials, U-M has agreed to make university-owned property available for possible inclusion in the city’s 2017 deer-management program.

  10. March 9, 2015

    Cabin fever? Some suggestions for things to do on campus

    Looking to shake off the winter blues? Here are five popular things to do on the Ann Arbor campus, in coming weeks and beyond.