April 11, 2022
Alison Rivett, associate director of the Arts Initiative, has created several paintings inspired by Ph.D. dissertations, including one based on a Greek-language papyrus letter from a man to his wife.
April 8, 2022
The U-M Arts Initiative is accepting proposals from faculty and staff for projects that promote the integration of arts thinking, methodologies and practices into student learning.
February 23, 2022
The U-M Culture Corps is flipping the script on the traditional arts internship by recruiting students historically excluded from arts careers.
September 20, 2021
“A Travel Guide for Talking Hearts” is a project inspired by creative explorations undertaken with longtime U-M collaborator and cellist Yo-Yo Ma that features a virtual event at 7 p.m. Sept. 23.
June 9, 2021
U-M’s Arts Initiative continues to move forward exploring new models for students, faculty and staff to work within the arts with new demonstration projects set to launch this fall.
April 28, 2021
A community art exhibition, “The Art of Queer Health Sciences,” explores what happens when science prioritizes empathy. It will be on view in downtown Ann Arbor until May 5.
April 2, 2021
The U-M Arts Initiative, in partnership with the University Musical Society, has launched a residency with performing artist Yo-Yo Ma that is part of a new regional collaborative project.
September 1, 2020
Eight Exploration Pilot Grants of between $7,000 to $17,000 have been awarded to staff, faculty and students as part of the presidential Arts Initiative, announced by President Mark Schlissel last fall.
February 24, 2020
A new presidential Arts Initiative at U-M is seeking proposals by March 17 from faculty, students and staff for pilot projects that will be funded as part of the launch of a two-year startup phase.
October 3, 2019
At his annual Leadership Breakfast, President Mark Schlissel announced initiatives on firearms-injury research and the arts, a Center for Academic Innovation, and a multimillion-dollar fund to support research toward carbon neutrality.