Always Leading, Forever Valiant : Stories of the University of Michigan 1817-2017
by Clarke, Kim (EDT)







Forewordvii
Mark S. Schlissel
Roots
Mystery Above the Pillars
3(4)
Augustus Woodward
7(8)
"A Creation of My Own"
15(10)
An Uncommon Leader
25(6)
Radical New Thinkers
31(5)
University of Michigan--Flint
36(1)
University of Michigan--Dearborn
37(4)
Personalities
Professor White's Trees
41(10)
Wallenberg at Michigan
51(10)
Star Faculty
61(8)
Driven to Perfection
69(10)
"Dear Aunt Ruth"
79(4)
A Quiet Pioneer
83(8)
First in Class
91(10)
Remembering Bo
101(8)
Moments
The 1913 Lectern
109(2)
Robert Frost in Ann Arbor
111(6)
Drakes
117(4)
Dewey, Truman and ISR's Pollsters
121(6)
JFK at the Union
127(6)
Earth Day Eve
133(6)
Madonna Slept Here
139(3)
A Third Century of Michigan Ambition142(1)
Authors143(1)
Story Credits144


Published in conjunction with the university's bicentennial, this book relates stories from the history of the U. of Michigan, including its early years and key events like John F. Kennedy's peace corps speech at the Michigan Union and Robert Frost's year in Ann Arbor, as well as famous former students; personalities like Professor Andrew Dickson White, football coach Bo Schembechler, and the first female tenured professor of astronomy; and stories about the founders, first president, and others. Annotation 2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)





Kim Clarke is director of communications for the University of Michigan Bicentennial. A writer and editor, she manages the U-M Heritage Project.






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