March 21, 2023
U-M’s Earl Lewis awarded the National Humanities Medal
Earl Lewis, founding director of the University of Michigan’s Center for Social Solutions, has been awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Joe Biden during a White House ceremony.
March 20, 2023
U-M’s Earl Lewis to receive National Humanities Medal
Earl Lewis, founding director of U-M’s Center for Social Solutions, will be awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Joe Biden during a White House ceremony.
February 1, 2022
Mellon grant designed to help more students transfer to U-M
LSA, in partnership with Henry Ford College, has announced its Transfer Bridges to the Humanities@Michigan program has received $3.4 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
March 17, 2021
U-M awarded $4.8M humanities grant from Mellon Foundation
U-M received a major grant in humanities from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a multi-institutional digital futures collaborative led by a professor whose research involves digital inequality.
January 13, 2021
U-M scholars awarded $10M in Mellon Foundation grants
U-M has been awarded two $5 million grants through The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grants, led by professors Stephanie Fryberg and Earl Lewis, will fund projects that focus on addressing racial inequity.
April 12, 2020
Institute for Humanities names faculty, graduate student fellows
Eight U-M lecturers and tenure-track faculty members will be summer fellows at the Institute for the Humanities. Eight faculty members and eight graduate students will be fellows during the 2020-21 academic year.
February 24, 2020
Interdisciplinary humanities program focuses on concept of place
What makes a place a place? That is the question with which the Great Lakes, Arts, Cultures and Environments program is engaging students.
November 26, 2019
U-M scholars to explore multilingual Midwest in Sawyer Seminar
A group of U-M scholars has secured a $225,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to explore the Midwest as a multicultural, multilingual region shaped by successive waves of international and domestic migrations.
September 19, 2019
Professors Chavous, Sen join Office of Research leadership
Tabbye Chavous and Srijan Sen have been appointed to leadership roles in the Office of Research as associate vice president for research – social sciences, humanities and the arts, and associate vice president for research – health sciences.
May 21, 2019
Town hall to focus on integration of arts, humanities and STEMM
A daylong town hall meeting is set for May 28 to discuss opportunities for arts integration on campus, one of similar gatherings across the country in recent months.