1934

Beth Dykstra

Arthur Miller arrives at the University to study journalism.

May 1935

Miller begins writing articles and editorials for the Michigan Daily

1936-7

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

1938

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

1956

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

1985

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

1999

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

2000

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.

2004

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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