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March 21, 2014

Don't miss: Nation’s largest prisoner art exhibition opens

The Prison Creative Arts Project invites the public to an opening reception from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, to celebrate the 19th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, through April 9 at the Duderstadt Center Gallery on North Campus.

March 14, 2014

Don't Miss: March 17, 2014

Midwestern author celebrates regional literature

Curtis Sittenfeld, New York Times best-selling author, is keynote speaker for “Voices of the Middle West: A Celebration of Writers and Independent Presses” festival from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 22 in the Residential College.

March 9, 2014

Several units promote university at South by Southwest festival

The university launched its biggest-ever presence at the South by Southwest festival this week, featuring eight U-M speakers in four separate conferences, a prominent booth in the exhibit hall, a party that drew hundreds of area alums and a daylong pitch competition for students.

February 10, 2014

Theatre & Drama chair celebrates teaching, promotes community

More than 30 years and hundreds of performances after Priscilla Lindsay first graduated from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, she has returned to U-M in a role that she never expected.

"I always knew I wanted to act," she says. "I learned later on how much I loved directing. But I had no idea (that I would return to U-M)."

February 6, 2014

SMTD conducts ceremonial groundbreaking for Moore project

The School of Music, Theatre & Dance hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday to officially launch construction on a $24.32 million renovation and expansion of the Earl V. Moore Building on North Campus, home to a majority of the school's core music programs.

January 13, 2014

Poetry slam and performance event seeks to revive King’s dream

Today, many civil rights-related accomplishments of previous generations have come under fire, notes Tyler Edwards, organizer of “A Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Art Expression & Poetry Slam,” from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 20 in Stamps Auditorium in the Walgreen Drama Center.

December 16, 2013

Museums to host exhibits during winter break

As much of the campus prepares for winter break, the Museum of Natural History planetarium presentation “Season of Light” is one of several activities on campus this holiday season available to faculty, staff and the general public.

November 11, 2013

Don’t miss

The Confucius Institute and Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, both at the University of Michigan, host the art exhibition “Chinese Now: Contemporary Portraits” presented by 31 faculty members from the School of Arts, Renmin University of China.

November 4, 2013

Exhibit presents Jewish cookbooks’ contributions to American cuisine

Jewish cookbooks from 50 states, including the first one printed in America (1871) and the first Jewish charity cookbook in Detroit (1903), are displayed along with food advertisements, menus and more in the Hatcher Graduate Library exhibit “American Foodways: The Jewish Contribution.”

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