Residential College

  1. January 11, 2021

    LSA lecturer took to the mountains during pandemic

    Virginia Murphy, lecturer II in Program in the Environment and lecturer IV in the Residential College in LSA, spent much of the COVID-19 pandemic hiking in the mountains of Maine.

  2. January 11, 2021

    Accolades — Jan. 11, 2021

    Awards and honors for U-M faculty and staff.

  3. November 16, 2020

    Residential College lecturer an avid birder ‘from birth’

    Susan Rosegrant, lecturer IV in the Residential College, is an avid birder who has spotted more than 400 North American birds, including 120 species in her Ypsilanti backyard that includes 5 acres of trails.

  4. November 4, 2019

    RC staffer draws on experience from Buddhist center, Zingerman’s

    Robby Griswold created an RC Podcast to more effectively inform faculty, students and alumni about the various projects and opportunities at the Residential College.

  5. October 14, 2019

    Accolades — October 2019

    Awards and honors for U-M faculty and staff.

  6. October 7, 2019

    Residential College lecturer uses art as a therapeutic tool

    Deborah Gordon-Gurfinkel founded Telling It, which uses the arts to help promote literacy and help students open up about their life experiences and traumas.

  7. September 23, 2019

    The RC’s Esha Biswas exhibits the art of being an artist

    Esha Biswas, student affairs coordinator of the Residential College, counts among her passions photography, plants and Kathak, a form of classical dance from northern India.

  8. July 29, 2019

    Art professor’s work addresses nature, direct experience

    The first time Susan Crowell exhibited her work in a botanical garden, she decided she never wanted to return to a gallery space. Her artistic practice values the importance of nature and direct experience. Her sculptures address themes such as natural beauty, creation and the environment.

  9. April 10, 2017

    U-M professor’s book on Attica uprising wins Pulitzer Prize

    Professor and historian Heather Ann Thompson’s book “Blood in the the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy” has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for history.

  10. February 23, 2016

    RC presents unique Michigan student-prisoner photo exhibit

    U-M students and prisoners at the Thumb Correctional Facility are collaborating on Humanize the Numbers, a photography workshop that is part of the Prison Creative Arts Project.