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.
Twelve years ago, director and Michigan native Michael Moore was interested in establishing a new kind of film festival — one far away from the glitz of Hollywood that focused on a simple goal: to show great movies.
Detroit-based architect Catie Newell wants to capture her city’s darkness before it’s gone.
The Ann Arbor Art Fair July 21-24 has shifted from the traditional Wednesday through Saturday schedule to Thursday through Sunday, to make attending more convenient.
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.
Elizabeth Taylor is the focus of the new U-M Museum of Art exhibit "Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road." It presents new and recent work by Los Angeles-based artist Opie, called an essential figure in contemporary photography.
For six nights each week starting June 10 and continuing through July 3, the Ann Arbor Summer Festival’s outdoor Top of the Park series presents free music performances ranging from folk pop, rock and jazz to rogue marching bands.
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.
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.
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.
“Alvin Lucier: I am sitting in a room” is a sound installation presented through May 22 at the University of Michigan Museum of Art.
"Hidden Worlds: The Universe of Pollen Revealed in Large-scale Ceramic Sculptures," artist Susan Crowell’s exhibition of colorful ceramic pollen sculptures, is on display in the Matthaei Botanical Gardens conservatory.
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The Iran deal. Support for Israel. Liberalism and conservatism.
The 54th Ann Arbor Film Festival is longest running independent and experimental film festival in North America, receiving more than 3,000 submissions annually from more than 70 countries.
Robert Morris will introduce Koko, a social network for mental health and well-being, in a talk at 3-4 p.m. March 10 at Rackham Auditorium, to close the 14th annual Depression on College Campuses conference.
Tall fences, barbed wire and an "orangey-brick building" with few windows loomed as University of Michigan students arrived at Thumb Correctional Facility for their first photography workshop.
The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology will open the largest show in its nearly 90-year history Feb. 19. “Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero: The Villas of Oplontis near Pompeii,” will explore the lavish lifestyle of ancient Rome’s wealthiest and most powerful citizens who vacationed along the Bay of Naples.
President Gerald R. Ford’s 1974 visit to Japan and the December 1975 New York City bailout — two key moments of the Ford White House — are remembered in a new exhibit at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library.