November 27, 2020

This Week in U-M History

  1. October 1, 2018

    The Big House opens

    The first football game was played at Michigan Stadium on Oct. 1, 1927. Learn what else happened this week in U-M history.

    Read more about U-M in History
  2. September 24, 2018

    UM-Dearborn opens

    This week in 1959, the UM-Dearborn opened its doors on Sept. 28. Learn about other things that happened this week in U-M history.

    Read more about U-M in History
  3. September 17, 2018

    This Week in U-M History — Sept. 17-21

    This week in 1969, dozens of students protesting the Vietnam War took over North Hall and ROTC offices. Learn about other things that happened this week in U-M history.

    Read more about U-M in History
  4. September 10, 2018

    Band breaks the gender barrier

    During this week in 1972, women took the field as members of the Michigan Marching Band for the first time. Learn about other things that happened this week in U-M history.

    Read more about U-M in History
  5. September 4, 2018

    Hatcher takes the helm

    This week in 1951, Harlan H. Hatcher began serving as U-M’s eighth president. Learn about other things that happened this week in U-M history.

    Read more about U-M in History