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Tower Street

1935 Hockey Team

Timeline 1930-1939


Hello Stranger is the last of the Union operas even though it is a financial success.




First Slide Rule Dinner.

July 31: The University of Detroit High School moves to its present location.


April 26: Fr. McNichols dies.

June 9: Fr. Albert H. Poetker S.J. installed as president of the university.

July 12: The President and Board of Trustees authorize the formation of the dental school.

September 21: Dental classes start in Dinan Hall.



A basement room at the southeast corner of the Chemistry Bldg is converted to a theatre seating about sixty.  Before this the university had no theatre of its own.


1936: The University is under bankruptcy. The reorganization plan is effective November 1.


March 23: Second  Annual Turtle Trudge sponsered by Delta Phi Kappan. Twelve "throughbreds" are entered in the event.


July 9: The Reverend Charles H. Cloud S.J. becomes president.

Tower 1932

U of D-Michigan State Game


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