President's Bicentennial Colloquium

  1. January 23, 2017

    First President’s Bicentennial Colloquium to discuss community

    The first of three bicentennial colloquia hosted by President Mark Schlissel will feature a discussion between U.S. Justice Sonia Sotomayor and German Justice Susanne Baer.

  2. December 8, 2016

    U.S. Justice Sotomayor to receive honorary degree in January

    U.S. Justice Sonia Sotomayor will receive an honorary degree from U-M next month when she visits campus for the university’s bicentennial celebration.

  3. October 31, 2016

    Bicentennial exhibits

    Groups across the campus are planning bicentennial events of all styles and formats, from dance and art to photo exhibitions, scholarly colloquia and national conferences.

  4. October 31, 2016

    Opening colloquium features U.S. Justice Sotomayor, German Justice Baer

    The U-M of tomorrow and yesteryear will intersect in very public ways as the bicentennial kicks off in January 2017 with the first Presidential Bicentennial Colloquium featuring leading jurists from two of the world’s largest democracies.

  5. October 31, 2016

    Discussion examines bargain between research universities, society

    The leaders of many of the most prestigious universities in the world will convene during U-M’s bicentennial year to discuss and debate the public mission — and the public’s support — of research universities.

  6. October 31, 2016

    Final colloquium looks to future of university with design competition

    How will U-M look and function in 2067? That is for today’s community to envision as part of the university’s bicentennial celebration.

  7. October 5, 2016

    Justice Sotomayor, German Justice Baer to be part of bicentennial

    U-M celebrates its bicentennial with a January 2017 colloquium featuring two of the world’s leading jurists U.S. Justice Sonia Sotomayor and German Justice Susanne Baer.

  8. January 25, 2016

    Schlissel announces topics, professors for bicentennial colloquia

    As part of U-M’s bicentennial celebration throughout 2017, President Mark Schlissel has announced a series of colloquia exploring topics related to the university’s future.