Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum are celebrating the University of Michigan's bicentennial with the Grandmother Tree Walk, a self-guided journey through Michigan time that looks at the people, places and events in U-M's 200-year history from the perspective of trees.
A 1918 souvenir card. (Photo courtesy of Wystan Stevens on Flickr)
The Bentley Historical Library has unveiled 12 decades of Michigan Daily history through a new online database that contains searchable digital copies of the historic newspaper.
Scholars and researchers have a new way to find and compare geospatial data and maps: the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal.
An upcoming pop-up art exhibition on campus will explore challenges throughout the University of Michigan's history and serve as a resource to guide U-M through its third century.
In 1917, as the United States entered World War I, the University of Michigan campus was fraught with rising concerns about infringements on the academic freedom of university faculty.
Charles Horton Cooley with his family. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)
The post-Civil War era was one of rapid social and technological changes, and the University of Michigan during that time was no exception. The last quarter of the 19th century saw U-M expand in size and scope as it embraced scientific research and began its evolution into a contemporary university.
A portrait of John Dewey as a young professor of philosophy and psychology at U-M. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)
U-M's third president, James Burrill Angell, was born Jan. 7, 1829. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)
President Robben Fleming stands amidst a student demonstration on June 18, 1969. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)
A chorus for the Sophomore Cabaret pose with umbrellas in 1929. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)