August 08, 2020

Bicentennial

  1. April 10, 2017

    Photos from True Blue! A Tribute to Michigan

    Saturday night’s salute to 200 years of Michigan accomplishments closed out the UMich200 Spring Festival.

  2. April 7, 2017

    Presidents discuss evolving relationship of universities and society

    From digitizing the knowledge of the world to taking a louder stance on public issues of the day, five U-M presidents on Thursday discussed the ever-changing relationship between universities and society.

  3. April 6, 2017

    Grandmother Tree Walk tours at the Arb run throughout 2017

    Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum are celebrating U-M’s bicentennial with the Grandmother Tree Walk, a self-guided journey through Michigan’s 200-year history from the perspective of trees.

  4. April 3, 2017

    Bicentennial colloquium to explore societal expectations of U-M

    Four previous U-M presidents will join President Mark Schlissel to discuss the tightrope walked by today’s universities as they balance their responsibilities to scholarship and the communities that support them.

  5. March 31, 2017

    UMich200’s Feast of Ideas to feature talks by faculty, librarians

    U-M faculty and librarians will fan out across Ann Arbor on April 6 to share their expertise at Ann Arbor shops, restaurants and galleries in a bicentennial celebration called Feast of Ideas. 

  6. March 31, 2017

    UMich200 Spring Festival

    Thursday, April 6 • Stumbling Blocks (pop-up art exhibition), Central Campus, Medical Campus and North Campus • Flag raising ceremony, 8 a.m., Central Campus flagpole • Welcome Center and Book Station, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Michigan League Concourse (2nd floor) • A-maizing Building Tours, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. • The Research University and Society: Five U-M Presidents on 40 Years of…
  7. March 27, 2017

    Spring Commencement will include unique bicentennial elements

    Spring Commencement will celebrate U-M’s bicentennial-year graduates with a unique Michigan Stadium event that features voices from the past and present, Oscar-winning musicians and special alumni awards.

  8. March 27, 2017

    ‘Stumbling Blocks’ bicentennial exhibition to tackle U-M’s history, look to future

    An upcoming pop-up art exhibition on campus, featuring seven provocative installations, will explore challenges throughout the university’s history and serve as a resource to guide U-M through its third century.

  9. March 27, 2017

    Burton Tower to glow for UMich200 Spring Festival

    In celebration of the university’s 200th year, the iconic Burton Tower will glow in new maize and blue lighting for the bicentennial’s UMich200 Spring Festival.

  10. March 27, 2017

    LSA Symposium looks at Detroit’s 1967 civil unrest and its legacy

    The final LSA theme semester symposium — “1967: Shock Waves — The Detroit Rebellion and its Reverberations” — will focus on the events of that pivotal year and their effect on U-M and the nation.