January 18, 2020


  1. November 18, 2019

    U-M archivist, anthropologist save Voice of America show’s archive

    Two U-M professors engineered an effort to save the Voice of America’s “Music Time in Africa” archive from remote government storage and, in the process, digitize it for an internet audience.

  2. September 9, 2019

    Pan-Africanism to be explored in UMMA’s inaugural commission

    The U-M Museum of Art’s inaugural commission will explore Pan-Africanism. Visitors can view the new large-scale installation and hear from the artist who created it during an UMMA After Hours event Sept. 21.

  3. September 4, 2019

    ‘Ancient graffiti’ explored in new Kelsey Museum exhibition

    “Graffiti as Devotion along the Nile: El-Kurru, Sudan,” now open at the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, explores one part of private religious ritual in ancient Kush.

  4. August 8, 2018

    Provost’s trip to Africa highlights deep collaborations

    Provost Martin Philbert paid visits to a variety of U-M projects during a recent trip to Africa, where his itinerary included stops in Ghana, Ethiopia and South Africa.

  5. February 3, 2016

    Focus on great apes creates research gaps in tropical Africa, Asia

    A U-M study looks at how a focus on gorillas, chimpanzees and other great apes has led to knowledge gaps in the research from large national parks in tropical Africa and Asia.

  6. December 8, 2015

    University designates $90,000 to program for Ethiopian scholars

    The offices of the president and the provost have designated $90,000 for the African Studies Center’s U-M African Presidential Scholars program in support of rising Ethiopian academics.