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January 18, 2017

Arts & Culture

January 12, 2017

Newmans make $1M gift to support three programs at SMTD

Regent Andrea Fischer Newman and her husband, Frank Newman, have made a gift of $1 million to support three critical areas within the Department of Theatre & Drama at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

November 22, 2016

Nominations sought for UpstART 200 bicentennial project

The UpstART 200 Bicentennial Planning Committee is asking the campus community to help identify up to 200 examples from the University of Michigan's art, design, architecture and cultural collections that will inspire new creative projects.

September 12, 2016

Professor reimagines presidential campaign as musical comedy

Long before a reality television star became a presidential nominee, award-winning composer, theater artist and filmmaker Andy Kirshner was thinking about the close relationship between politics and popular entertainment.

August 12, 2016

Grant to help connect Matthaei Botanical Gardens with trail system

A hiking and biking trail connecting U-M's Matthaei Botanical Gardens with the regional border-to-border trail and beyond is one step closer, thanks to a Local Area Program grant of nearly $730,000 to Ann Arbor Charter Township from the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments.

June 29, 2016

HathiTrust to help make books accessible to blind, print-disabled users

More than 14 million digital books will soon be made available to blind and print-disabled users, thanks to a new collaboration involving the National Federation of the Blind and the HathiTrust Digital Library, a digital repository hosted at the University of Michigan.

June 2, 2016

More than 13M museum specimens moving to new U-M facility

Movers have begun hauling more than 13 million museum specimens from the University of Michigan's zoology, paleontology and anthropology collections to a state-of-the-art collections and research facility, a process that will take about 20 months.

May 23, 2016

Clark to deliver Neel Lecture in Human Genetics

Andrew Clark, professor of population genetics at Cornell University, will present the 16th Annual James V. Neel Lecture in Human Genetics at 3 p.m. May 24 in Kahn Auditorium, in the Bioscience Medical Research Building.

May 2, 2016

LPD Career Conference 2016 addresses career goals

The U-M Learning & Professional Development (LPD) fourth annual Career Conference 2016, Designing Your Life on Your Terms, offers U-M faculty and staff inspiration to take more responsibility for their career aspirations.

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