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June 26, 2019


April 17, 2017

The first freshmen

The 1845 diploma for George Washington Pray. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)

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)


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