November 27, 2020

History

  1. November 23, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Nov. 23-29

    On Nov. 25, 1952, university cooks prepared turkeys to serve to students staying on campus. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Nov. 23-29.

  2. November 16, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Nov. 16-22

    On Nov. 18, 1999, former President Gerald R. Ford returned to campus for the naming of the School of Public Policy in his honor. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Nov. 16-22.

  3. November 9, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Nov. 9-15

    On Nov. 14, 1958, alumnus Chalmers “Bump” Elliott was named head football coach, replacing Bennie Oosterbaan. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Nov. 9-15.

  4. November 2, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Nov. 2-8

    On Nov. 5, 1962, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spent the day on U-M’s campus. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Nov. 2-8. Click the photo and expand your browser window to view a larger version.

  5. October 26, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Oct. 26-Nov. 1

    On Oct. 31, 1914, the Michigan Marching Band formed a block “M” while performing at Harvard Stadium. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Oct. 26-Nov. 1.

  6. October 19, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Oct. 19-25

    Business Dean B. Joseph White was named interim president on Oct. 19, 2001, after Lee C. Bollinger resigned. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Oct. 12-18.

  7. October 12, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Oct. 12-18

    On Oct. 17, 1918, President Harry B. Hutchins issued a campuswide order to wear face masks to combat the influenza pandemic. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Oct. 12-18.

  8. October 5, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Oct. 5-11

    On Oct. 5, 1978, Hazel “Doc” Losh, one of U-M’s most popular professors, died at age 80. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Oct. 5-11.

  9. September 28, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Sept. 28-Oct. 4

    On Sept. 29, 1817, Native American tribes ceded land to the new “college at Detroit,” or the University of Michigania, as part of the Treaty of Fort Meigs. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Sept. 28-Oct. 4.

  10. September 21, 2020

    This Week in U-M History — Sept. 21-27

    On Sept. 22, 1954, the Board of Regents opened its meeting to the media for the first time. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Sept. 21-27.