January 11, 2016
Arts & Culture
January 8, 2016
When Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett walks into a museum, she sees more than a collection of exhibits.
January 11, 2016
The new Hatcher Graduate Library exhibit “Shakespeare on Page and Stage: A Celebration” presents different versions of Shakespeare’s plays as they were edited for publication or interpreted for the stage.
December 7, 2015
The number of known planets beyond out solar system has exploded in the last 20 years. Recently, this has included the discovery of a handful of potentially habitable worlds.
December 2, 2015
The U-M Library will welcome the papers of another maverick to its growing collection of material that highlights visionaries in the genre of independent film.
December 1, 2015
The School of Music, Theatre & Dance will be the new home of Center Stage Strings, one of the country's leading summer training programs for young string musicians aged 12 to 24.
Danielle Belen, associate professor of violin, who founded the summer camp in Three Rivers, Calif., in 2010, will continue as its artistic director.
November 23, 2015
"Tree of Knowledge" by K.A. Letts is presented in the exhibit "Forest & Tree." It is on display Nov. 28-Jan. 3 at Matthaei Botanical Gardens.
November 16, 2015
Deepa Iyer, author of “We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future,” explores issues of racial identities and solidarities as the demographics in America quickly change.
November 9, 2015
Every minute of every day, a woman dies of pregnancy related complications. “Stories of Mothers Lost” is an exhibit of handmade quilts that honors and remembers them.
November 2, 2015
The U.S. and Iranian governments may be at odds. But Iran’s people were warm and curious when an American came armed with a camera.
October 21, 2015
Student Adrian Koch shows off a souvenir from the South: one of those metal bottle openers, the kind that with one upward motion would snap a crimped metal cap off the top of a bottle of pop or, rather, coke, as soft drinks are called in that part of the country.
October 19, 2015
They were not what one might consider to be typical Holocaust victims.
Soviet Jewish soldiers had experienced Nazism first-hand. They were determined to fight.
October 14, 2015
In a bid to identify and showcase the highest caliber of chamber music ensembles in the world, U-M has announced M-Prize, a new international competition that will present a grand prize of $100,000 — the largest award of any competition of its kind.
October 12, 2015
Author Piper Kerman has worked to promote the cause of prison and criminal justice reform, since her release from prison.
October 5, 2015
Terrorism. Looting. Political factionalism and more.
The oasis city of Palmyra in Syria is pictured in 2011. The city was captured bu ISIS in May 2015. (Photo by Geoff Emberling)
September 29, 2015
In 1915, the University of Michigan was the first university in the country to offer theater production classes for credit. That same year saw the birth of future U-M graduate Arthur Miller, who went on to be one of the nation's most distinguished playwrights.
September 28, 2015
The partnership between the New York Philharmonic and the University Musical Society, announced late last year, will kick off with the orchestra's first residency in Ann Arbor Oct. 8-11.
September 28, 2015
The Museum of Natural History’s annual ID Day connects the public to experts who can solve mysteries about artifacts they bring in for identification — from fossils and bones to arrowheads, shells, rocks and insects.
September 21, 2015
September 15, 2015
Following a three-year, $29.5 million renovation and expansion, the Earl V. Moore Building on North Campus reopens this fall, providing students at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance a vastly improved facility for music studies.