• Michigan Today

    ‘This line of bullets missed me by 15 feet’

    Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, started quietly for Herbert J. Elfring, BS ’50. The U.S. Army private had just finished breakfast and was scanning the weekly assignments on the bulletin board at Hawaii’s Camp Malakole when he heard bombing coming from the direction of Pearl Harbor.

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  • Pride and Prejudice

    Jim Toy stood on the front lines of the gay rights movement in its earliest days, and his perseverance changed the face of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and beyond.

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  • The University Record

    School of Education reflects on 100 years of leadership

    This year marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the School of Education as the 12th school or college at the University of Michigan. Take a look back at how its research programs and teaching methods have evolved over the last century.

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  • Michigan Today

    The Tappan Oak: A tale of life, death, and rebirth

    The monumental Tappan Oak tree reflects a layered history of Ann Arbor, much like the University of Michigan itself. Planted in 1858, this tree is now accompanied by 15,000 other trees on the campus.

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  • Michigan Alumnus

    Life Under Curfew

    It has been 60 years since the University started to phase out the curfew, which wasn’t uncommon for women on college campuses. While the time of this curfew is remembered differently, it was only one of the policies that made the campus experience different for male and female students.

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