Bicentennial

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. October 5, 2016

    Justice Sotomayor, German Justice Baer to be part of bicentennial

    U-M celebrates its bicentennial with a January 2017 colloquium featuring two of the world’s leading jurists U.S. Justice Sonia Sotomayor and German Justice Susanne Baer.

  4. September 19, 2016

    Call for all staff to join the biggest staff photo shoot ever

    All U-M staff are invited to help celebrate 200 years of Michigan staff and show their bicentennial year spirit as part of a photo session at the Big House on Sept. 28.

  5. August 10, 2016

    Bicentennial Office awards more than $415K for dozens of projects

    More than $415,000 in grants have been awarded to faculty, staff and students to support a wide range of programs and events for U-M’s bicentennial celebration in 2017.

  6. April 4, 2016

    Visionary donors

    Philanthropy has been critical to the university’s growth and impact from its first days. Donors have provided gifts of land, artwork, scientific specimens, books and cash to further the work of students and faculty.

  7. February 26, 2016

    New website offers wide range of details on U-M’s bicentennial

    Details about U-M’s 2017 bicentennial, including festivals, academic programming, grant programs and more, can be found in a new website that celebrates 200 years of impact.

  8. January 25, 2016

    Schlissel announces topics, professors for bicentennial colloquia

    As part of U-M’s bicentennial celebration throughout 2017, President Mark Schlissel has announced a series of colloquia exploring topics related to the university’s future.

  9. January 11, 2016

    Register for bicentennial grant workshop by Jan. 18

    Registration is open for an informational workshop about bicentennial grants available to staff, faculty, students and alumni.

  10. December 3, 2015

    Workshop will share information about bicentennial activity grants

    Registration is open for an informational workshop Tuesday about bicentennial grants that are available to staff, faculty, students and alumni.