Alumnus Topic: Sports

Teaming Up

Women’s sports won varsity athletic status at U-M thanks to the efforts of two women. We tell their story on this, the 45th anniversary of Title IX.

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Michigan Is The Common Thread

From Nobel Prize winners and astronauts to noted actors and athletes, U-M alumni have made an impact on the world. They come from different countries and different cultures; they studied different subjects and entered different professions. But all have one thing in common: The University of Michigan.

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Warde Manuel: Driving for Success

As U-M’s new athletic director, Warde Manuel returns to his alma mater to oversee one of the country’s largest athletic departments. And his goals are relatively simple: the academic and athletic success of its students.

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Red Berenson

It’s a Friday night at Yost Ice Arena, and the barn-like rink is full of sound. The Hockey Band enthusiastically blares “The Victors.” The Children of Yost get the crowd fired up. Lights dim, and sharp skate blades can be heard digging into the ice as the U-M hockey team glides out.

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Eleven Questions for Jim Harbaugh

On Sept. 3, Jim Harbaugh steps onto the field at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City in his first game as U-M’s head football coach. Excitement has been building for this moment ever since Dec. 30, when fans learned that Harbaugh, ’86, would become Michigan’s 20th head coach. Michigan Alumnus gave some of those fans—all Alumni Association members— an opportunity to ask the coach about anything, from his college days to whether he’ll call plays on game day. We share his responses here.

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