July 3, 2022
Tracy Smith named head coach of U-M baseball program
Former National Coach of the Year Tracy Smith has been named U-M’s head baseball coach, succeeding Erik Bakich, who accepted the head coach position at Clemson University.
July 1, 2022
Statement about UCLA, USC joining Big Ten Conference
President Mary Sue Coleman and Athletic Director Warde Manuel have issued a statement about the Big Ten Conference voting to accept the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Southern California.
June 16, 2022
Athletics projects more revenue, financial aid costs for FY ‘23
The U-M athletic department expects balanced budgets for both the current fiscal year and the one that begins July 1, despite continued challenges amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
June 14, 2022
Five U-M teams post perfect multiyear scores in APR report
Five U-M varsity athletic teams — men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s gymnastics, softball and women’s tennis — achieved perfect multiyear scores in 2020-21 Academic Progress Rate data.
April 9, 2022
Wolverines repeat with pair of national titles in cheer competitions
The U-M spirit team won two national titles April 8 at the National Cheerleaders Association & United Dance Association Collegiate Cheer & Dance Championship.
March 24, 2022
Athletics will replace video production, Michigan Stadium scoreboards
The athletic department will upgrade video production capabilities for all athletic facilities, replace the outdated Michigan Stadium public address system and end zone video scoreboards, and improve safety infrastructure.
March 10, 2022
Harris gift names women’s basketball head coach position
Kim Barnes Arico will be known as the J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Head Women’s Basketball Coach after a $3 million gift on behalf of Nicki Harris and the late J. Ira Harris.
February 21, 2022
Heritage Project — ‘Lonely as Hell’
A white graduate student at U-M named John Behee explored how many Black athletes had played for U-M, and he found several of the 187 who lettered at U-M before 1972.
February 16, 2022
Jim Harbaugh, university agree to reworked contract
U-M and head football coach Jim Harbaugh have agreed to a new five-year contract that runs through the 2026 season.
February 9, 2022
Michigan opens VICTORS Local Exchange platform to public
Through its partnership with INFLCR, U-M has opened its VICTORS Local Exchange program to the public to expand its ongoing Name, Image and Likeness program for student-athletes.