University of Michigan
The University of Michigan located in Ann Arbor, Michigan is best known as a public research university with approximately 29,000 undergraduate students and 16,000 postgraduate students. One fun fact about the University of Michigan is the “Wolverines” have almost 500,000 living alumni! Ann Arbor is a walkable town with a diverse selection of world-class dining, art and sporting events, and a thriving cultural community. Check out the 2018 Visitors Guide and start planning your trip.
Famous alumni include the late US President Gerald Ford, Google co-founder Larry Page, playwright Arthur Miller, Editor Mike Wallace, food critics Ruth Reichl and Gael Greene, Actor James Earl Jones, Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, and both Gemini4 and Apollo 15 had all University of Michigan crews.
Top 5 Parent Picks when visiting the University of Michigan:
Fritas Batodos for their burgers (meat, fish or vegetarian you can't go wrong).
Sava's for brunch.
Zingerman's Bakehouse for sweets and a cup of coffee.
Take in a Michigan sporting event.
Explore the Nichols Arboretum.
Maggie, a Sophomore at University of Michigan, is originally from New York. One quirky fact about Maggie..."I live on North Campus, so I have to take the bus to pretty much anywhere I want to go (including class!)"
Sarah is a Junior from Maplewood, New Jersey. One quirky fact about Sarah..."I am the world's worst Saran wrapper!"
Fun fact about University of Michigan: University of Michigan dominates the city of Ann Arbor; the school is the city, the city is the school. Michigan also has the biggest alumni network in the world!
Bakery and Favorite Sweet:
Maggie Lab Cafe on East Liberty, S'mores Bar.
Sushi Spot and your go-to roll:
Maggie and Sarah - Sadako, Spicy Tuna Roll.
Best Dive Bar:
Maggie and Sarah - Brown Jug.
Sarah - Ulrich's.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang?
Sarah - The Diag.
Where do you want to go on spring break?
Sarah - The Caribbean.
Where to Stay:
Maggie and Sarah - Graduate Hotel.
Tell us More:
Sarah - Best Italian is Mani Osteria, great funky food from around the world like Korean BBQ.