Category Archives: 1951-1980
Written on August 9, 2017 at 10:55 am, by Wendy Frisch
Following on the heels of a workshop called “The Secretary as a Resource Person,” Lili Kivisto spent the next 20 years planning an annual event known as The Millennium Conference.
Written on March 24, 2017 at 4:34 pm, by Wendy Frisch
Jagdish (“Jack”) Janveja, a project director in Architecture, Engineering and Construction, is using his passion for the university to help fund a public art tribute honoring the enduring work of U-M staff.
Written on March 21, 2017 at 1:34 pm, by Wendy Frisch
I still remember the car. It was the station wagon my dad drove to and from work when he was directing the university’s sesquicentennial. Returning to the same spot 50 years later to retake the photo was an unbelievable…
Written on February 8, 2017 at 3:17 pm, by Wendy Frisch
The 53 bells of the Baird Carillon in Burton Memorial Tower have been tolling the quarter-hours and making music for so long that it’s hard to imagine the campus without them. But they are only the latest in a line of Michigan bells that date to the first students and the earliest classes.
Written on January 24, 2017 at 2:45 pm, by Wendy Frisch
“After 28 years of working here, one of my favorite passions is focusing on gratitude…” writes Mary Ceccanese, coordinator of the Office of Tax Policy Research.
Written on January 9, 2017 at 3:45 pm, by Wendy Frisch
I was 5 years into my career as an accountant with Financial Operations when we received our first computers.
Written on August 31, 2016 at 3:18 pm, by Wendy Frisch
In 1968, after following her future husband to Ann Arbor, Ellen Meeropol learned that his parents were Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, a young couple executed in 1953 for conspiracy to commit espionage.
Written on August 18, 2016 at 12:31 pm, by Wendy Frisch
Joseph Moffat, former staging and lighting supervisor at the University of Michigan Television Center, shared this video slideshow and other images of his memories of a career in television production at Michigan.
Written on February 15, 2016 at 1:46 pm, by Wendy Frisch
Feb. 14 marked 30 years since the “new” University Hospital opened its doors. It was a significant milestone for UMHS and its faculty and staff.
Written on October 21, 2015 at 11:13 am, by Wendy Frisch
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but even a thousand pictures cannot capture a lifetime of Michigan memories says 40-year staff member Mary Maguire Byrkit.