Tag Archives: students

  • Michigan Today

    The beginning of what?

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  • Bentley Historical Library

    Constructing Gender

    A digital exhibit exploring how gender differences are literally built into the architecture of the Michigan Union and League buildings.

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  • Men in Elephant Costume
    Michigan Today

    Step Right Up!

    On May 23, 1871 Van Amburgh and Company’s Menagerie & Circus raised its tents in Ann Arbor. Approximately 60 U-M students from the sophomore class of 1873 were tossed out for rowdyism.

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  • “The Cube” as it appeared circa 1970
    Michigan Alumnus

    History Lessons: Classy Gifts

    The graduating classes of Michigan often leave behind a gift for future generations to appreciate. The Michigan Alumnus chronicles some of the more interesting class gifts you can still find around campus today.

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  • Scientist at Desk
    Michigan Today

    Arrowsmith’s Inspiration

    When his new novel Arrowsmith reached the nation’s bookstores in 1925, Sinclair Lewis, was already the most celebrated American writer of the day. What neither Lewis nor his publishers said was how much Arrowsmith owed to what an obscure young scientist had told Lewis about life in the medical labs of U-M.

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  • In this photo from on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 20, 2014, members of the student movement Being Black at the University of Michigan, or #BBUM, rally on the steps of Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor, Mich. They gathered holding signs and read off their list of demands to those exiting a lecture given in honor of MLK by Harry Belafonte. (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Melanie Maxwell)
    Bentley Historical Library

    Being Black at U-M

    Austin McCoy ignited a social justice movement on campus and beyond. Learn how he fought to make U-M more diverse and why his papers are now archived at the University forever.

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  • Larry Curtiss with machinery
    LSA Magazine

    A Tough Act to Swallow

    A physics student developed a way to see inside your stomach, despite the experts saying his idea was impossible.

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