1. June 20, 2016

    Diag scene

    A man holds his bicycle next to class of 1862 boulder in the U-M Diag, circa 1890-1910. 

  2. June 6, 2016

    Olympic tradition

    One of the strongest Michigan Athletics traditions is its Olympic tradition. U-M has had medal winners in every Summer Olympics except 1896 and gold medalists in all but four Summer Olympiads.

  3. May 23, 2016

    Put me in coach

    The 1929 U-M baseball team poses for a photo.

  4. May 2, 2016

    Advancing vaccines

    Under the direction of Dr. Thomas Francis, U-M conducted clinical trials in 1954 that confirmed the effectiveness of the polio vaccine developed by Dr. Jonas Salk. The discovery helped to end one of the major medical scourges of the 20th century.

  5. April 25, 2016


    Robben Fleming walks with demonstrators in April 1988, as he returned to U-M to briefly serve as interim president. 

  6. April 18, 2016

    En garde

    The University of Michigan Women’s Fencing Club poses for a 1930 photo.

  7. April 11, 2016

    Flower power

    Since the late 1920s, visiting the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden has become an annual spring pilgrimage for visitors from Michigan and beyond.

  8. March 28, 2016

    Baseball and civil rights legend

    One U-M alumnus tied to the Law School and Wolverine baseball team — Branch Rickey — reshaped the national civil rights conversation and the national pastime.

  9. March 21, 2016

    Peddling papers

    A newsboy wearing the block “M” on his sweater hawks newspapers in front of Nickels Arcade in 1932.

  10. March 14, 2016

    On the air

    The reggae band First Light stops by WCBN-FM, the University of Michigan’s free form student-run radio station, in the basement of the Student Activities Building in 1980.