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U-M alumnus Paul Milgrom’s pioneering work in auction theory leads to a Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.
Before anyone else, the University of Chicago Maroons where U-M’s Big Ten football rival.
In 1977, a U-M conductor combined music and Halloween revelry to create a new October tradition.
When then-Sen. John F. Kennedy spoke to students in October 1960, he inspired them to take the first steps toward the establishment of the Peace Corps.

This article was originally published in the early fall 2010 issue of Michigan Alumnus magazine.

The Alumni Education Gateway shares U-M insights, research, and thoughts on the upcoming election.
Signage outlining COVID-19 safety precautions and regulations reflects a new normal for U-M students this fall.
The Alumni Education Gateway shares U-M insights, research, and thoughts on the return of the school year.
In her latest book, psychiatrist Christine Montross looks at the mental harm that mass incarceration imposes on inmates.
The Alumni Education Gateway shares U-M insights, research, and thoughts on addressing environmental issues.
While the details of the coming sports season remain unclear and tentative plans may change at any moment, more than 800 student-athletes returned to campus this summer for safe, voluntary workouts.
Combat racism with the help of U-M resources.
The Alumni Education Gateway shares experts’ advice on enjoying summer safely during the pandemic.
Aria Olson, ’20, is the new Anna Wintour of virtual fashion, having created the first digital Met Gala.
A librarian with her own action figure recommends summer reads.
The Alumni Education Gateway shares the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on U-M arts.
Not having a Big House celebration did not dampen the graduates’ spirits.
How did U-M become the “Champions of the West,” as the famous song proclaims?
Michigan Alumnus celebrates a century’s worth of images of students gathering on campus.