• Professor White's Diag

    When Andrew Dickson White arrived at U-M in 1857 he saw it as a scrubby field that was not a fit place for learning. Without permission, he began planting and caring for trees on the Diag. Gradually some of his students began to join him. Today, more than 14,000 trees stand on the Ann Arbor campus.

    Read about Professor White's Diag

  • Documenting Dissent

    Students and scholars now have a new resource to mine. U-M alumnus and activist Tom Hayden has committed his personal documents, photographs, recordings and government files revealing the nation's political evolution from the mid-20th century to the present to the Joseph A. Labadie Collection.

    Learn more about the Hayden Papers

  • Gershwin Piano Makes Music on Campus

    A restored 1933 Model A Steinway piano, owned by George Gershwin, is being unveiled by the School of Music, Theatre & Dance at a free public concert Oct. 10. It was donated to the school in 2013 by Marc Gershwin, George Gershwin’s nephew, to mark the creation of the U-M Gershwin Initiative.

    Learn more about the Gershwin piano

  • 100 Years of Aerospace at Michigan

    U-M started the first aeronautics program in the country in 1914. The department has gone on to graduate more than 6,000 engineers. Its graduate program is ranked No. 1 among public institutions and its undergraduate program is ranked No. 2 by U.S. News & World Report.

    More about the U-M aerospace centennial

Get Connected