September 30, 2020

Bicentennial

  1. January 23, 2017

    First President’s Bicentennial Colloquium to discuss community

    The first of three bicentennial colloquia hosted by President Mark Schlissel will feature a discussion between U.S. Justice Sonia Sotomayor and German Justice Susanne Baer.

  2. January 23, 2017

    U-M defines principles, process for building renaming requests

    The university has concluded a thoughtful, yearlong review of how it would handle requests to reconsider the historical names of buildings on the Ann Arbor campus.

  3. January 9, 2017

    First LSA bicentennial symposium to host author Colson Whitehead

    LSA will launch the first of five symposia centered on the history of U-M, its relationship with the community and world, and its social and cultural impact later this week.

  4. January 9, 2017

    PSA kicks off U-M bicentennial with a historic look back

    U-M has begun its yearlong bicentennial celebration with the launch of a new public service announcement highlighting the history, future and significance of the university.

  5. November 22, 2016

    Nominations sought for UpstART 200 bicentennial project

    The UpstART 200 Bicentennial Planning Committee is looking for up to 200 examples from U-M’s art, design, architecture and cultural collections that will inspire new creative projects.

  6. November 15, 2016

    University plans special commencement ceremonies for 200th year

    To celebrate U-M’s 200th birthday, campus leaders are planning special spring and winter commencement ceremonies to celebrate the graduating classes of 2017 and honor the university’s contributions.

  7. October 31, 2016

    Summer festival to celebrate university staff

    The longtime contributions of U-M staff will be the focus of the UMich200 Summer Festival, complemented by the long-running Ann Arbor Summer Festival and its eclectic programming.

  8. October 31, 2016

    Special alumni award helps highlight U-M’s past, herald its future

    The university is creating a special Bicentennial Alumni Award for its 200th year, honoring 20 people who embody the breadth and excellence of its more recent alumni.

  9. October 31, 2016

    True Blue! tribute to highlight distinguished alumni

    James Earl Jones, Darren Criss and Cecilia Muñoz are among the distinguished alumni who will join U-M students and faculty in “True Blue! A Tribute to Michigan,” a live multimedia celebration.

  10. October 31, 2016

    Bicentennial exhibits

    Groups across the campus are planning bicentennial events of all styles and formats, from dance and art to photo exhibitions, scholarly colloquia and national conferences.