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April 25, 2019


April 6, 2017

Grandmother Tree Walk tours at the Arb run throughout 2017

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.

February 2, 2017

Next LSA bicentennial symposium looks at U-M during Reconstruction

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.

January 30, 2017

John Dewey and a new perspective

A portrait of John Dewey as a young professor of philosophy and psychology at U-M. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

January 9, 2017

President Angell's birthday

U-M's third president, James Burrill Angell, was born Jan. 7, 1829. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

December 12, 2016

President Robben Fleming's birthday

President Robben Fleming stands amidst a student demonstration on June 18, 1969. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

November 21, 2016

Sophomore Cabaret

A chorus for the Sophomore Cabaret pose with umbrellas in 1929. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library) 


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