Max S. Wicha, a physician-scientist recognized internationally as a leader in cancer stem cell research and immuno-oncology, has been selected as the 2019 Henry Russel Lecturer, considered the university’s highest honor for senior faculty members.
The Department of Dance within the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance will expand with the construction of a new 24,000-square-foot space on North Campus. The Board of Regents approved the project on May 17.
Their most anticipated and stressful practical test is one hour away, but instead of pacing anxiously or stretching in the nearby corridors, the first-year dental students at the University of Michigan are enjoying classical music in a packed lecture hall.
From digital analysis of Bach sonatas to mining data from crowdsourced compositions, researchers at the University of Michigan are using modern big data techniques to transform how we understand, create and interact with music.
Three concerts presented by the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance will honor the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in observance of the 50th anniversary of his April 4, 1968, assassination.
The multi-day "Porgy and Bess" symposium will explore the issues of race, representation and cultural appropriation that surround this iconic 20th century American opera.
"Out of the Silence" will celebrate the musical life of African Americans during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and showcase seldom-heard works by several black American composers.
Provost Martin A. Philbert has appointed an advisory committee in the search for a new dean of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance. The search process is underway.
The Board of Regents approved deans for the new School for Environment and Sustainability and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy on Thursday, along with an interim dean for the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
Melody Lynn Racine, senior associate dean for academic, faculty and student affairs at the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance, will step in as interim dean of the school, effective Aug. 16.
The School of Music, Theatre & Dance has received a $5 million gift from dedicated U-M benefactors William K. and Delores S. Brehm in support of scholarships honoring Christopher Kendall, who served as the school's dean from 2005-15.
Interim Provost Paul N. Courant will be reaching out to faculty and staff in the School of Music, Theater & Dance as he begins the process of forming a committee to assist with a search for the school's next dean.
The Office of Research will recognize six University of Michigan staff members for their outstanding research service.
Regent Andrea Fischer Newman and her husband, Frank Newman, have made a gift of $1 million to support three critical areas within the Department of Theatre & Drama at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
The University of Michigan will honor the Rev. Jesse Jackson on his five decades of civil rights activism during a series of events Nov. 16.
The William K. and Delores S. Brehm Pavilion at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance has received LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Long before a reality television star became a presidential nominee, award-winning composer, theater artist and filmmaker Andy Kirshner was thinking about the close relationship between politics and popular entertainment.
In the early 20th century, the Edison Phonograph Co. amassed a large collection of 19th-century American sheet music from which to select works to record for the American public.