By far, social media’s greatest strengths are the ability it grants to quickly share information, facilitate meaningful conversations, and build communities. It has been #UMSocial’s greatest pleasure in 2019 to share the university’s story with all of our friends, fans, and followers, and continue to grow our online community of #Wolverines. From groundbreaking research, to exciting announcements, and a-maize-ing stories, here are our top 20 social media moments of the past year:



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Black History Month

Graduating valedictorian of his class in 1880, Jose Celso Barbosa was not only the first Puerto Rican to earn a medical…

Posted by University of Michigan on Thursday, February 7, 2019



8-year-old Evie singing at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

💛Evie 💙

8-yr-old Evie, who is blind, was anxious about a procedure involving seizure testing at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital.But everything changed when a music therapist walked into the room and helped Evie sing through her favorite song.

Posted by University of Michigan on Thursday, February 21, 2019




University of Michigan – Rewind

University of Michigan – Rewind

"Look at the horizon, quite the panorama"As the Class of 2019 prepares to begin their promising futures, graduation is also a time to reflect on the amazing memories they’ve made along the way. Congratulations #Wolverines. ⏪🎓

Posted by University of Michigan on Monday, April 29, 2019



Wolverine Cub



Announcing the 2020 Debate

The University of Michigan Presidential Debate 2020 Announcement

ANN ARBOR—The University of Michigan will host a Presidential Debate on Oct. 15, 2020, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced today. The debate, which will take place in the university’s Crisler Center, will be the second in a series of three Presidential Debates next year prior to the November election. Learn more at:

Posted by University of Michigan on Friday, October 11, 2019




Faculty Weigh in on the College Admissions Scandal




Ramadan Kareem Wolverines

Ramadan Kareem Wolverines!

To all of our #Wolverines observing the beginning of Ramadan this evening, we wish you a month filled with grace and happiness.

Posted by University of Michigan on Sunday, May 5, 2019




First Day of School

Happy First Day of School Wolverines

Happy first day, Wolverines.#GoBlue 💛💙

Posted by University of Michigan on Monday, September 2, 2019




How Extreme Temperatures Affect Cars



Celebrating Our Staff on Labor Day

Behind every world-class university stands an extensive group of hardworking individuals.Thank you to all our 28,000+…

Posted by University of Michigan on Monday, September 2, 2019




Detroit Center for Innovation Announcement



Michigan Football Returns


Tonight’s the night! Who’s ready for Michigan Football?🎶 by ZAYDE WØLF#GoBlue

Posted by University of Michigan on Saturday, August 31, 2019




U-M Museum of Natural History Grand Opening

U-M Museum of Natural History Grand Opening

Did you hear the good news? The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is opening its doors on Sunday, April 14, 2019!Get ready to visit some of your favorite specimens and experience a wealth of new and exciting exhibits. Learn more at

Posted by University of Michigan on Wednesday, February 6, 2019



Team 153 Shines

Thank you, #Team153!

Posted by University of Michigan on Wednesday, June 26, 2019




U.S. News and World Report Ranks U-M No. 3 Public University



Michigan Medicine Match Day 2019

Today is Match Day! ✉️Michigan Medicine's graduating medical students tore open envelopes to find out where their…

Posted by University of Michigan on Friday, March 15, 2019



Spring 2019 Commencement

Did you attend Commencement in the Big House today? Relive some of our favorite moments from today’s incredible ceremony…

Posted by University of Michigan on Saturday, May 4, 2019



U-M Ranked No. 21 in the World by Times Higher Education



Big House Sunset

Sun downs and touchdowns. Only 11 sunsets left until Michigan football returns to the Big House. (📷 : @kennybear65)

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