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August 19, 2019


October 19, 2017

Yost Arena ice rink named to honor longtime hockey coach Red Berenson

Red Berenson was honored for his 33 seasons of coaching Michigan ice hockey Thursday when the rink inside Yost Arena was officially named the Red Berenson Rink at Yost Ice Arena.

The Board of Regents approved an addition to the historic arena's naming structure at its monthly meeting, which took place on the UM-Flint campus.

June 15, 2017

Kaplan family endows men's basketball head coaching position

The University of Michigan Athletic Department announced Thursday that its men's basketball head coach position has been endowed through a gift by David and Meredith Kaplan of Los Angeles, California, both alumni of the university.

September 29, 2016

University launches exercise and sport science initiative

The University of Michigan on Thursday launched the Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, a new research program that draws on experts from a wide range of faculty and students across campus, Michigan Athletics and industry partners to optimize physical performance and health for athletes and exercisers of all ages and abilities.

July 13, 2016

Burns to compete in elite 2016 Paralympic Games

When it comes to boasting Olympic-level athletes qualifying to participate in the elite games, the University of Michigan can name many. This year, one such athlete is Zach Burns, a returning sophomore and an Ann Arbor native, who has been selected to represent the United States on the 2016 Paralympic Rowing Team this September.

July 6, 2016

Ketra Armstrong named faculty athletics representative

Ketra Armstrong, professor and associate dean in the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, was appointed as the university’s faculty athletics representative to the National Collegiate Athletic Association and Big Ten conference.

The three-year appointment, effective Sept. 1, was made by President Mark Schlissel.  

June 16, 2016

Athletics presents fiscal year 2017 budget

The University of Michigan Athletic Department on Thursday presented to the Board of Regents a balanced budget based on operating expenses of $154.8 million for the 2017 fiscal year.

Highlights of the budget, presented by Warde Manuel, the Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics, include:

April 26, 2016

U-M Athletics finalizes Nike apparel agreement

The University of Michigan has finalized and updated its agreement with Nike Inc. to become the Wolverines' official athletic footwear, apparel and equipment provider.


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