Video: Twitter CEO Dick Cosotolo, BS '85, opened his 2013 commencement speech by taking a photo of the audience and tweeting it to more than a million followers. "I'm a professional; this will only take a second," the former stand-up comedian said. The Washington Post ranks Costolo's address in 2013's top five.
Video: A Space for Music, A Seat for Everyone is a love letter to both Hill Auditorium and the passionate community that has sustained it for a century. Filmmakers drew on a huge archive of amazing performances, images, and more. See it now!
U-M President Mary Sue Coleman recently announced she will retire in July 2014. Appointed in 2002, Coleman is the fourth-longest-serving president in the University's history.
A $110 million gift of securities from investor and philanthropist Charles T. Munger will support his vision for a new state-of-the-art residence for U-M graduate students. The gift is the largest single donation to the University in its 196-year history.
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U-M engineers are working on a device to measure baseball swings; Zombies invade U-M campus; Nearly half of all parents are giving kids medication they shouldn't consume; Can money buy you happiness? Relationship study finds link between depression and unsupportive spouses; U-M volunteers blitz Belle Isle; Would you exercise more for cheaper insurance?
A songwriting contest in the mid-1880s inspired a sensitive young Latin professor to write the words to Michigan's enduring alma mater, a wistful paean to the color and light of late summer.
Video: At age 91, retired speech professor and lifelong athlete Al Storey, BA '49/MA '50/PhD '53, gives new meaning to "playing the game of life."
The first check Megan Ganz, BA '06, ever cashed for writing comedy came from MAD magazine. Today she's a successful sitcom writer with TV credits from "Community" to "Modern Family."
The U-M football team took to the field last month for the annual Mott Spring Game presented by PNC Bank. Fans got an early glimpse of team 134 and raised some $90,000 to support the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.