Tag Archives: campus history

  • Michigan Alum

    History Lessons: The Rock at Washtenaw and Hill

    Learn the how and why of the iconic boulder’s journey to its spot on one of Ann Arbor’s main roads — and the surprising possible origin of the painting tradition.

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  • MLive

    10 remnants of the University of Michigan’s ‘lost campus’

    For 185 years, the University of Michigan has left its mark on Ann Arbor. Some of those marks are no longer around. Read on to explore 10 historic spots on campus.

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  • Michigan Alumnus

    The Spectrum Center at 50

    Over the past 50 years, U-M’s Spectrum Center has helped LGBTQ+ students to come out, accept themselves, and flourish. Delve into this Center's history of inclusion and community here.

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  • Michigan Today

    The power of the pin

    Born in 1878, Santiago Artiaga (class of 1904) had come to Michigan among a cadre of students called the Pensionados. Despite losing most of his material belongings – including his treasured Michigan Union pin – during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines, Artiaga's time at Michigan stayed with him throughout his life of service to the Philippines.

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