The Millennium Project is a research center at the University of Michigan concerned with the impact of technology on our society, our communities, our institutions, and our planet.
In 2017 the University of Michigan will celebrate its bicentennial, 200 years of service to the citizens of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The websites below are being developed to document the intellectual and academic history of the University:
UM 1817-2017: A web portal to a vast array of historical information about the University of Michigan, including summaries of the histories of its academic programs, visual material concerning its campus and activities, links to hundreds of historical documents, and databases providing both biographical information and memoirs of its faculty, staff, students, and alumni.
The Faculty History Project: A database providing information about the faculty members who have been associated with the University of Michigan since 1837, organized by their schools and colleges.
The Faculty Memoir Project: A database containing both the memoirs of senior faculty members concerning the intellectual life and impact of the University.
The Staff Memories and Memoirs Project: (Under Development) A database containing both the memoirs and memories of many of the Univesity's staff members.
The Alumni Memories Project: (Under Development) A database containing the reflections and stories of alumni concerning the impact that their student days at the University have had on their lives.
The University of Michigan Campus Project: A visual tour of the history of the University of Michigan Campus as it has evolved over the past two centuries.
The Town-Gown Historical Maps Project: (Under Development) Interactive maps of the City of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan over the past two centuries.