University of Michigan
News for faculty, staff and retirees

June 15, 2019


June 10, 2019

U-M History — June 10-23

Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the weeks of June 10-23. Click here or on the photo to view the image in a larger format.

August 13, 2018

Angell’s diplomatic journey to China

University of Michigan President James Burrill Angell once played a crucial role in negotiating two treaties with China. During the late 1800s, Angell traveled to China to negotiate an immigration treaty at the behest of the U.S. government.

June 11, 2018

The president and the photographer

(Photo courtesy of Margaret Bourke-White Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries © Estate of Margaret Bourke-White/Licensed by VAGA, New York, New York)

April 23, 2018

Cadaver collector

Gregor "Doc" Nagele's bell was a fixture on the Medical School campus for his long tenure at U-M, more than 50 years. (Courtesy of Bentley Historical Library)


Subscribe to History