October 01, 2020

This Week in U-M History

  1. September 28, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Sept. 28-Oct. 4

    On Sept. 29, 1817, Native American tribes ceded land to the new “college at Detroit,” or the University of Michigania, as part of the Treaty of Fort Meigs. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Sept. 28-Oct. 4.

  2. September 21, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Sept. 21-27

    On Sept. 22, 1954, the Board of Regents opened its meeting to the media for the first time. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Sept. 21-27.

  3. September 14, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Sept. 14-20

    On Sept. 17, 1936, carillon bells for the new Burton Memorial Tower arrived on campus. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Sept. 14-20.

  4. September 8, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Sept. 8-13

    On Sept. 12, 1974, Dolores Huerta, a United Farm Workers leader, rallied a Diag crowd to boycott non-UFW produce. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Sept. 8-13.

  5. August 31, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Aug. 31-Sept. 7

    On Sept. 5, 1979, the Law School’s underground library was a work in progress. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 7.

  6. August 10, 2020

    U-M in History — Aug. 10-31

    On Aug. 26, 1817, the University of Michigania was founded in Detroit. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of Aug. 10-31.

  7. July 20, 2020

    U-M in History — July 20-Aug. 9

    On July 26, 1971, Apollo 15 carried an all-Wolverine crew when it flew to the moon with Col. David R. Scott, Maj. Alfred Worden and Col. James Irwin. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of July 20-Aug. 9.

  8. June 22, 2020

    U-M in History — June 22-July 19

    A flagpole from the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition is Chicago was installed on the Diag on June 23, 1898. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of June 22-July 19.

  9. June 8, 2020

    U-M in History — June 8-21

    Due to rain, ground was broken for the Michigan League in a June 18, 1927, indoor ceremony. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of June 8-21.

  10. May 26, 2020

    U-M in History — May 26-June 7

    On June 3, 1950, the World War II memorial eagle statue outside Michigan Stadium was dedicated. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of May 26-June 7.