July 31, 2021

History

  1. July 19, 2021

    U-M in History — July 19-Aug. 8

    Apollo 15 carried a U-M crew when it flew to the moon July 26, 1971, with Col. David R. Scott, Maj. Alfred Worden and Col. James Irwin. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of July 19-Aug. 8.

  2. June 21, 2021

    U-M in History — June 21-July 18

    The Supreme Court of the United States upheld U-M’s right to consider race in admissions decisions in a June 23, 2003, ruling. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of June 21-July 18.

  3. June 7, 2021

    U-M in History — June 7-20

    The university celebrated its centennial in Ann Arbor with a June 14, 1937, community dinner at the Intramural Building. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of June 7-20.

  4. May 24, 2021

    Committee recommends Yost name for removal; feedback sought

    The President’s Advisory Committee on University History is inviting members of the U-M community to provide feedback on its preliminary recommendation to remove Fielding H. Yost’s name from Yost Ice Arena.

  5. May 24, 2021

    U-M in History — May 17-June 6

    On May 26, 1935, nursing graduates gathered outside of the Michigan League. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of May 17-June 6.

  6. May 3, 2021

    This Week in U-M History — May 3-9

    Rain couldn’t dampen the May 3, 1997, celebration of graduates at commencement in Michigan Stadium. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of May 3-9.

  7. April 26, 2021

    This Week in U-M History — April 26-May 2

    On April 30, 1927, students showed off their roller-skating skills. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 26-May 2.

  8. April 19, 2021

    This Week in U-M History — April 19-25

    Batches of the newly approved polio vaccine arrived in Washtenaw County on April 19, 1955. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 19-25.

  9. April 15, 2021

    NEH grant to help Clements digitize Revolutionary War collection

    The William L. Clements Library has been awarded a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize one of its largest and most utilized collections.

  10. April 12, 2021

    This Week in U-M History — April 12-18

    Ground was broken April 17, 1969, for the new Power Center for the Performing Arts. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 12-18.