September 16, 2021

History

  1. September 13, 2021

    Heritage Project — Campus characters

    Long before Shakey Jake roamed Ann Arbor, students at U-M conducted affairs of the heart with a series of men who took on the status of human landmarks.

  2. August 31, 2021

    U-M Heritage: The Long Note

    This week, the Record launches a new feature highlighting stories of the university’s past, as presented by the U-M Heritage Project. The first story in this series profiles William Revelli, legendary leader of the U-M Bands.

  3. August 9, 2021

    U-M in History — Aug. 9-29

    The university’s sesquicentennial celebration culminated with a dinner dance Aug. 26, 1967, at the Michigan Union. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of Aug. 9-29.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.