The University of Michigan Story: Hail to the Victors

| November 28, 2011

Title: The University of Michigan Story: Hail to the Victors

Author: William G. Scheller

Publisher: Universe, 2005

Call Number: LD3278 .S3 2005

From the Publisher:

Since its founding in 1817, the University of Michigan has had a history of making history — social, political, medical, scientific, technological, athletic, national, and global. As the first American university to be nonsectarian and make education available to qualified students regardless of sex, religion, race, or country of origin, UM paved the way for luminaries in every field, from literary giants like Arthur Miller to medical pioneers like William Mayo and Jonas Salk to superstars like Madonna and Iggy Pop. This beautiful book celebrates that rich history in spectacular photographs — over 150 — from past and present. With an historical introduction and a captivating campus tour, this one-of-a-kind keepsake is a perfect gift for anyone who “bleeds blue and gold.”

About the Author:

William G. Scheller is the author or co-author of more than twenty books, including several written in connection with public television documentaries and National Geographic Society travel series. He has received awards for his books and articles for young readers, and for travel writing. He has written extensively on railroad history, the environment, and alternative energy, and is a contributing editor for Islands magazine. Mr. Scheller lives with his family in northern Vermont, where he and his wife, Kay, operate Jasper Heights Press.

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