May 16, 2021

History

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. April 5, 2021

    This Week in U-M History — April 5-11

    The Festifools parade made its way through downtown Ann Arbor on April 11, 2010. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 5-11.

  7. March 29, 2021

    This Week in U-M History — March 29-April 4

    On April 1, 2008, the Cube took on a look similar to that of a Rubik’s Cube. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 29-April 4.

  8. March 22, 2021

    This Week in U-M History — March 22-28

    On March 23, 1956, three days into spring, 7 inches of snow blanketed campus. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 22-28.

  9. March 15, 2021

    This Week in U-M History — March 15-21

    On March 16, 1961, workers installed a section of a 310-ton magnet core for a new cyclotron on North Campus. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 15-21.

  10. March 8, 2021

    This Week in U-M History — March 8-14

    On March 13, 1957, a high temperature of 70 degrees sent students to the Diag for outdoor studying. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 8-14.