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June 18, 2018

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May 23, 2018

Bloom season underway at arboretum's historic peony garden

The Nichols Arboretum peony garden begins its annual transformation from green shoots to waves of white, pink and red this week as it bursts into nearly 10,000 blooms.

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Where: Nichols Arboretum, 1610 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor

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.

April 20, 2018

Cube access to be closed off during Michigan Union renovation

After a half-century of spinning, the University of Michigan's iconic Cube sculpture is taking a sabbatical.

Construction crews will need to close Regents' Plaza to help stage construction for the Michigan Union renovation project. Part of that work includes enclosing the Cube for protection.

January 8, 2018

Carillonist to use music against silence

A historic work of carillon music penned by African-American composer Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson will ring across the University of Michigan campus as part of "Music Against Silence."

July 24, 2017

Library to partner with StoryCorps during Fall Festival

The U-M Library will partner with the national oral history organization StoryCorps to record and preserve stories from the University of Michigan community during the Fall Festival bicentennial celebration.

July 20, 2017

Christina Olsen named director of U-M Museum of Art

Christina Olsen, director of the Williams College Museum of Art in Massachusetts, has been named the new director of the University of Michigan Museum of Art.

Her five-year appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective Oct. 30.

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