Beth Dykstra

Arthur Miller arrives at the University to study journalism.

May 1935

Miller begins writing articles and editorials for the Michigan Daily


Miller wins two Avery Hopwood Award for drama for “No Villain,” which he wrote in six days and “Honors at Dawn.”


Miller graduates from the University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.


The author is awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University.


Miller establishes the Arthur Miller Award, a $1,000 tuition credit, for aspiring writers.


Miller returns to the University to present the first Arthur Miller Award for Dramatic Writing, a $3,000 prize.


After a large donation from Charles Walgreen, it is announced that the Arthur Miller Theater will be housed in the Walgreen Drama Center and seat approximately 600 people.


On April 1, Miller returned to the University for “A conversation with Arthur Miller,” where he talked about his life and his accomplishments. On Nov. 1, 300 Michigan alumni and friends filled New York City’s Richard Rodgers Theater for “Michigan on Broadway: A Tribute to Arthur Miller.”

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