Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Monday, September 12, 2011

U-M remembers the victims of 9/11

ROTC members stand during a moment of silence observed for the victims of 9/11. The moment was part of a candlelight vigil that took place Sunday night on the Diag.


Left: Marine Corps veteran Joe Lagalo of Ann Arbor displays a tattoo of the phrase "Never forget them" as he looks over more than 3,000 American flags placed on the Diag on Sunday by the College Republicans as a tribute to the victims of 9/11. Right: Sophomore Taylor Oosting listens to the closing remarks at the candlelight vigil.


Among those speaking during the vigil were, clockwise from left, Laura Blake Jones, associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students; senior Annie Sajid, a who spoke about the difficulties of being a Muslim after 9/11; and Brad Seligmann, coordinator for interfaith action at the Ginsberg Center.