June 18, 2021

This Week in U-M History

  1. June 7, 2021 The university celebrated its centennial in Ann Arbor with a June 14, 1937, community dinner at the Intramural Building.

    Centennial celebration

    The university celebrated its centennial in Ann Arbor with a June 14, 1937, community dinner at the Intramural Building. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of June 7-20.

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  2. May 24, 2021 On May 26, 1935, nursing graduates gathered outside of the Michigan League. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of May 17-June 6.

    Future nurses

    On May 26, 1935, nursing graduates gathered outside of the Michigan League. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of May 17-June 6.

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  3. May 3, 2021 Rain couldn't dampen the May 3, 1997, celebration of graduates at commencement in Michigan Stadium. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of May 3-9.

    Rain, rain, go away

    Rain couldn’t dampen the May 3, 1997, celebration of graduates at commencement in Michigan Stadium. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of May 3-9.

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  4. April 26, 2021 On April 30, 1927, students showed off their roller-skating skills. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 26-May 2.

    Rolling out

    On April 30, 1927, students showed off their roller-skating skills. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 26-May 2.

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  5. April 19, 2021 Batches of the newly approved polio vaccine arrived in Washtenaw County on April 19, 1955. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 19-25.

    Polio vaccines arrive

    Batches of the newly approved polio vaccine arrived in Washtenaw County on April 19, 1955. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 19-25.

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  6. April 12, 2021 Ground was broken April 17, 1969, for the new Power Center for the Performing Arts. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 12-18.

    Power groundbreaking

    Ground was broken April 17, 1969, for the new Power Center for the Performing Arts. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 12-18.

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  7. April 5, 2021 The Festifools parade made its way through downtown Ann Arbor on April 11, 2010. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 5-11.

    Festifools parade

    The Festifools parade made its way through downtown Ann Arbor on April 11, 2010. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 5-11.

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  8. March 29, 2021 On April 1, 2008, the Cube took on a look similar to that of a Rubik's Cube. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 29-April 3.

    Rubik’s for the Cube

    On April 1, 2008, the Cube in Regents Plaza took on a look similar to that of a Rubik’s Cube. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 29-April 4.

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  9. March 22, 2021 On March 23, 1956, three days into spring, 7 inches of snow blanketed campus. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 22-28.

    Springtime snow

    On March 23, 1956, three days into spring, 7 inches of snow blanketed campus. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 22-28.

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  10. March 15, 2021 On March 16, 2021, workers installed a section of a 310-ton magnet core for a new cyclotron on North Campus. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 15-21.

    Mega magnet core

    On March 16, 1961, workers installed a section of a 310-ton magnet core for a new cyclotron on North Campus. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 15-21.

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