1. October 2, 2023

    It Happened at Michigan — ‘The finest sports building in the country’

    With a $745,000 price tag, Michigan’s intramural sports building was rising along Hoover Avenue in early 1928 and opened later that fall.

  2. September 25, 2023

    It Happened at Michigan — ‘They gave him ten for two’

    The concert was scheduled to end at midnight. But the 15,000 people crowded into Crisler Arena were content to hang around. John Lennon was worth the wait.

  3. September 18, 2023

    It Happened at Michigan — ‘Jazz Goes to College’

    A University of Michigan audience helped make Dave Brubeck an icon of 20th-century jazz. Brubeck, a pianist, made national headlines in 1954 with the release of “Jazz Goes to College.”

  4. September 12, 2023

    Recording of two operas shines light on underrepresented work

    The first full recordings of two operas — “De Organizer” and “The Dreamy Kid” — performed in 2006 in Hill Auditorium were recently released.

  5. September 11, 2023

    It Happened at Michigan — Physics, Ann Arbor and J. Robert Oppenheimer

    What began as a modest university summer lecture program featuring notable physicists in 1923 evolved into an extraordinary series of appearances by some of the greatest minds in theoretical physics.

  6. September 5, 2023

    It Happened at Michigan — A dentist’s silent world

    When George Gregor William Andree entered University Hall to receive his U-M diploma in 1908, he did not experience were the sounds of the June ceremony.

  7. August 28, 2023

    It Happened at Michigan — ‘Like life without food’

    Theodore Roosevelt Speigner was a trailblazer in more than one way. Bolstered by a pioneering U-M doctorate, he was an advocate of teaching conservation well before the environmental movement of the 1970s took hold.

  8. August 14, 2023

    Clements announces online access to Revolutionary War manuscripts

    The William L. Clements Library has made available volumes of papers from Thomas Gage, a British commander-in-chief in the decade leading up to the American Revolution.

  9. August 14, 2023

    Heritage Project — How the net was won

    Douglas Van Houweling and Eric Aupperle led a group that submitted a proposal to the National Science Foundation to upgrade the agency’s overloaded computing backbone.

  10. July 24, 2023

    Heritage Project — A cabin in the woods

    For more than a century, U-M students have been leaving their mark on the gray metal cabins at the U-M Biological Station.