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August 21, 2019

School of Music Theatre & Dance

May 16, 2019

Schematic design approved for new dance building

Plans for a new dance building within the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance continue to move forward, as the Board of Regents approved the schematic design for the building Thursday.

April 22, 2019

Senior profiles from the Class of 2019

Each year The University Record profiles several graduating seniors who highlight the range of experiences and people who attend U-M. Click the headlines to read the full stories.

March 18, 2019

Accolades

Michigan Radio recently received the Jack R. Howard Award for Radio/Podcast In-Depth Coverage from the Scripps Howard Foundation for its “Believed” podcast series. The Scripps Howard Awards are one of the nation’s most prestigious American journalism competitions.

February 18, 2019

Campus briefs

U-M to establish FinTech Collaboratory

February 11, 2019

Carillonist Tiffany Ng to receive Shirley Verrett Award

The University of Michigan Women of Color in the Academy Project will present its eighth annual Shirley Verrett Award to Tiffany Ng, university carillonist and assistant professor of carillon at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

January 14, 2019

Department of Dance presents annual concert, ‘Complex Rhythms’

The Department of Dance will present the annual ‘Complex Rhythms’ dance concert in the Power Center for the Performing Arts. Performances run from Feb. 7 through Feb. 10.

The concert will feature works by four choreographers who will draw from African and African-American aesthetic forms.

September 4, 2018

Campus briefs

Center for Interprofessional Education releases year-three annual report

August 23, 2018

SMTD to offer non-credit group piano lessons for adult beginners

A new program offered by the School of Music, Theatre & Dance will be the only one in the Ann Arbor community to provide group piano instruction for adult beginners.

“Time for Me: Beginning Piano for Adult” is open to adults in both the university community and the general public.

July 19, 2018

Regents approve alumnus David Gier to be dean of SMTD

David A. Gier, professor and director of the University of Iowa School of Music, has been appointed dean of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

His appointment, approved July 19 by the Board of Regents, is effective Oct. 1 and runs through Sept. 30, 2023.

June 21, 2018

University names 2019 Henry Russel Lecturer, awardees

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.

May 17, 2018

New Dance Building approved for North Campus

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.

May 17, 2018

Mozart and molars: Music soothes nerves of dental students

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.

April 23, 2018

Research initiative seeks to connect music and big data

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.

February 5, 2018

Accolades

Susan Borrego

Paul Hollenberg

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