A Celebration for Graduating Student-Athletes

April 30, 2014

By Dave Brandon  | Courtesy MGoBlue.com, Brandon’s Blog

This weekend the University of Michigan will hold graduation ceremonies at Michigan Stadium for the entire student body along with other ceremonies for the 19 schools and colleges.

On Friday night (May 2) at Crisler Center, the University of Michigan Athletic Department will host the first celebration event for the graduating Wolverine student-athletes, their families and friends.

Foley Sets Sights on Police Work after Michigan Career

April 28, 2014
Tara Foley
Tara Foley

By Jeffrey Weinstein | Courtesy MGoBlue.com

It takes a certain amount of fortitude to be a successful rower.

Q&A: 2013-14 Rachael Townsend Award Winners

April 22, 2014

By Leah Howard | Courtesy MGoBlue.com

Rachael Townsend Winners image
From left: Joe ReynoldsChris HealdGabrielle GaetaAndrea JohnsonMackenzie EllisJordan MorganJeff Chu

A member of the Wolverine field hockey team (1992-95), Rachael [Geishardt] Townsend demonstrated a passion for serving the community, especially in the area of mentoring and coaching area youth, both during and after her time at Michigan.

U-M Student-Athletes Recognized at Academic Awards Banquet

April 16, 2014

Courtesy MGoBlue.com

At its Scholar Athlete Celebration on Tuesday evening (April 15) at Crisler Center, the University of Michigan Athletic Department recognized varsity student-athletes who have distinguished themselves as leaders both in the classroom and community.

Inaugural Trail to the Victors Deemed a Success in Every Way

April 11, 2014

Courtesy MGoBlue.com

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan Athletic Department held its inaugural Big House 5K: Trail to the Victors race on Sunday morning (April 6).

Big Ten Medal of Honor Q&A: Jon Jansen (1999)

April 10, 2014

Courtesy MGoBlue.com

• Big Ten Medal of Honor 100th Anniversary

• Michigan’s Big Ten Medal of Honor Recipients

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the Big Ten Medal of Honor, the Michigan Athletic Department will be profiling some distinguished student-athlete alumni who received this prestigious academic and athletic honor.

A first-team All-America offensive tackle in 1998, Jon Jansen also earned Academic All-America honors that year.

Football Endowed Scholarship Event

April 10, 2014

This year, football endowed scholarship donors got a special peek at life inside the home of Michigan football.