Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

As the Wolverines prepare for their annual football showdown with Ohio State on Saturday, it's a good time to look back at long-ago football programs and the illustrations that graced their covers. Click the photo to view a slideshow from Michigan Today captures vintage covers during the period from 1920 to 1941.

U-M nominee wins Marshall Scholarship to study in the U.K.
Spencer Smith, who graduated from U-M with highest distinction in April 2011, has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Smith of Washington, D.C., is the 16th U-M student to have been awarded a Marshall since the scholarship was founded in 1953.

UMHS earns top consumer award from National Research Corp.
For the 14th year in a row, consumers voted the U-M Health System the best hospital in the Ann Arbor area, earning it the National Research Corp.’s 2012 Consumer Choice Award. And residents of Wayne County voted UMHS into a tie with Detroit-based Henry Ford Hospital as the best hospital for the Detroit area for the third year in a row.

CRIME ALERT: Armed robbery
Off-campus, near Roosevelt and South Forest avenues (south of Hill Street), about 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Record Update and University Record go on Thanksgiving break
The email version of the Record Update will not be sent during the Thanksgiving break. It will return on Tuesday. The University Record will not publish an edition the week of Nov. 26. Its next edition will be Dec. 3.

The Michigan Difference

Three weeks in Ghana
This past August, Charlie Michaels, coordinator for Detroit Connections at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, led 10 undergraduate students on a three-week international experience in Ghana, West Africa. While there, they worked on projects in which they engaged with local children and artists, and worked toward solving an environmental problem by making charcoal out of corn cobs.