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October 13, 2014

'Into the Wind' draws upon the expertise, creativity of many

Dance Professor Jessica Fogel is no stranger to multifaceted, multidisciplinary collaborations, but when she first proposed her latest project called "Into the Wind," even she did not anticipate it would include so many individuals, institutions and moving parts.

October 3, 2014

Don’t Miss: Social Innovation Summit hosts author Aaron Hurst

Entrepreneur, social innovator, and Michigan alumnus Aaron Hurst will deliver the keynote address at the 2014 U-M Social Innovation Summit: Finding Purpose, Delivering Impact, hosted by the Center for Social Impact at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. He will speak at 11 a.m. Friday in Blau Auditorium at the Ross School.

September 22, 2014

Don’t miss: Acclaimed Israeli-Arab author Kashua to speak at U-M

Sayed Kashua is arguably one of Israel’s most accomplished and celebrated writers, but just figuring out what to call him has political ramifications. Is he an Israeli-Arab? An Arab-Israeli? A Palestinian Israeli citizen? Or all or none of the above?

September 15, 2014

Retrospective covers 69 years of iconic Gourmet magazine

If you’ve ever wondered how the best information about food trends, top chefs and food preparation were shared throughout the world before the Internet, for many people the answer is Gourmet — The Magazine of Good Living.

September 15, 2014

Don't miss: Chinese Culture Festival set for Sept. 24-27

Ink painting and Chinese bluegrass music are among the offerings as the Confucius Institute at the University of Michigan showcases contemporary arts and music of China Sept. 24-27 in the Chinese Arts and Culture Festival.

September 3, 2014

Deavere Smith opens Stamps Series, IRWG 20th anniversary

Award-winning actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith will bring her singular brand of performance to the Michigan Theater Sept.11. This lecture will launch the 2014-15 Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series, and the 20th-anniversary celebration of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender.

August 11, 2014

Don't miss: Annual Employee Art Exhibition opens Aug. 18

Each year, Gifts of Art presents an exhibition of artwork by U-M Health System faculty, staff, students, volunteers and family members. It showcases the talent, creativity and accomplishments of artists in the UMHS community.

July 14, 2014

U-M, GVSU collaboration to bring performance to Muskegon

University of Michigan dance professor Robin Wilson — tonight a performer — licks her index finger and then lifts it to check the imaginary wind's direction. This opening gesture is symbolic of the issue being explored during a special Ann Arbor Dance Works preview of a performance called "Into the Wind."

June 26, 2014

Chamber Choir to tour Australia, New Zealand next month

The U-M Chamber Choir, led by Jerry Blackstone, director of choirs and chair of the conducting department at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, will embark on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand beginning July 4.

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