200 years and counting

U-M’s bicentennial is upon us, so what better time to celebrate and explore the legacies and achievements that make Michigan what it is?

The variety of informative and entertaining features of the bicentennial is staggering. Planned activities across all schools and colleges range from academic colloquia and museum exhibits to outdoor festivals, concerts and tributes.

February marked the debut of “An Uncommon Education,” a video series produced in partnership with Detroit Public Television. And if that’s not enough? Students are even creating a time capsule designed to orbit the Earth until the eve of Michigan’s tricentennial.

So, let’s start at the very beginning. Visit bicentennial.umich.edu for an extensive timeline of significant moments in Michigan’s history, complete with rare archival images. This is your ideal resource for bicentennial news, events, and opportunities to get involved.

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