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1870-1879

  • 1870 - First women students admitted
  • 1871 - U of M President Angell Calls the College "Unrivaled"
  • 1871 - $10,000 Chemical Laboratory Built
  • 1872 - Iota Chapter of Delta Tau Delta Founded
  • 1873 - Beal Botanical Garden started
  • 1873 - First international students enroll in College
  • 1873 - Beal Gardens established
  • 1873 - "The Rock" was donated
  • 1874 - President's house is completed
  • December 9, 1876 - Destruction of boarding hall "Saints' Rest" by fire.
  • 1877 - First Wells Hall Built
  • 1877 - Professor Beal performs first documented genetic crosses to produce hybrid corn which lead to increased yields
  • 1879 - Telegraph Line Reaches Campus
  • 1879 - First Woman Graduates