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U-M values the unique experiences and perspectives that veterans and military members bring to the diverse campus community, and it provides the resources and expertise to help them thrive. In this video, student veterans discuss what drew them to the university.
Staff Impact Awards
To recognize the outstanding contributions of its staff, U-M has created the Staff Impact Awards to celebrate those who champion volunteerism and service within the university — going above and beyond by taking on additional challenges. In this video, Kevin Hegarty, executive vice president and chief financial officer, describes what the university is seeking to recognize with the new awards.
Racially motivated criminal injustice is the topic of "Blood at the Root," a drama by School of Music, Theatre & Dance alumna Dominique Morisseau being presented Thursday through Sunday by the Department of Theatre & Drama. Each performance will be followed by moderated discussions about the play's issues, which reverberate today. In this video, the director and some of the student actors discuss the impact of the play, which centers around the 2006 "Jena Six" case in Louisiana.
Dynamic trios at UM-Dearborn
Showcasing innovative faculty research, the first UM-Dearborn MCubed event, "Hail to the Cube," took place Monday with a poster session with more than 30 projects, including these involving student research assistants Malak Nasser (left) and Monica De Roche. Part of U-M's larger MCubed research funding initiative, each project's group has three faculty members granted various levels of funding — from $15,000 to $60,000 — in three-year cycles. Teams must have members representing at least two different academic departments at the Ann Arbor or Dearborn campuses. (Photo by Jason Bolton)
The way it was meant to be
"An American in Paris," a tone poem by George Gershwin that premiered in 1928, is the first project of the George and Ira Gershwin Critical Edition to be published by the University of Michigan and Schott Music Group. In this video, Mark Clague, director of U-M's Gershwin Initiative and associate professor of musicology, discusses notable findings of the new edition.