August 23, 2019

History

  1. August 12, 2019

    U-M in History — Aug. 12-Sept. 2

    The University of Michigania, which later became the University of Michigan, was founded in Detroit on Aug. 26, 1817. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of Aug. 12-Sept. 2.

  2. July 26, 2019

    U-M in History — July 28-Aug. 11

    Read about some of the things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of July 29-Aug. 11. Click here or on the photo for a larger version of the image.
  3. July 15, 2019

    U-M in History — July 15-28

    President George W. Bush presented the National Medal of Science to Hyman Bass, professor of mathematics and education, on July 27, 2007. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of July 15-28. 

  4. June 24, 2019

    U-M in History — June 24-July 14

    Madame Chiang Kai-shek, the first lady of the Republic of China, visited campus for several days in early July of 1958. Read about some of the things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of June 24-July 14. 

  5. June 10, 2019

    U-M History — June 10-23

    Read about some of the things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of June 10-23.

  6. May 20, 2019

    U-M History — May 20-June 9

    Alumna Janet Guthrie became the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500 on May 29, 1977. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of May 20-June 9.

  7. May 6, 2019

    U-M History — May 6-19

    Alumni Memorial Hall — today’s home to the U-M Museum of Art — was dedicated May 11, 1910. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history from May 6-19. 

  8. April 29, 2019

    This Week in U-M History — April 29-May 5

    Pianist Glenn Gould made his University Musical Society debut on May 4, 1958, at the May Festival. Read about some of other the things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 29-May 5.

  9. April 22, 2019

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

    With Michigan Stadium closed for renovations, 30,000 people gathered on the Diag April 26, 2008, for Spring Commencement. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 22-28.

  10. April 15, 2019

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

    Regents voted April 17, 1964, to expand Flint College to a four-year undergraduate institution that would become UM-Flint. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of April 15-21.