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.
Participating Stamps School faculty members
Stephanie Rowden and Jennifer Metsker
A new set of materials from Beatrice Welles will make the University of Michigan Library's Orson Welles collection the world's most comprehensive resource for Welles scholars and fans.
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.
As the University of Michigan celebrates its bicentennial year, U-M Library wants to help members of the campus community preserve their own pieces of history for future generations.
When most people go to the Ruthven Building on U-M's Central Campus, they go to the Museum of Natural History. But at the top of the marble staircase, behind the double doors marked Research Wing, is another museum.
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.
Scholars and researchers have a new way to find and compare geospatial data and maps: the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal.
An upcoming pop-up art exhibition on campus will explore challenges throughout the University of Michigan's history and serve as a resource to guide U-M through its third century.
It's been more than two years since the University of Michigan's Museum of Natural History announced that it would be moving to the new Biological Science Building next door.
"True Blue! A Tribute to Michigan" brings together students, faculty and alumni in a live-action multimedia presentation that tells the story of the University of Michigan.
The University of Michigan Museum of Art is making museum membership free.
UMMA Free Membership will transform the way the museum connects with its nearly 250,000 annual visitors by extending its free admission philosophy to free membership.
Matthew VanBesien, president of the New York Philharmonic, will become president of the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan in July.
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 search for the next University of Michigan Museum of Art director is underway with the selection of the search advisory committee.
The UpstART 200 Bicentennial Planning Committee is asking the campus community to help identify up to 200 examples from the University of Michigan's art, design, architecture and cultural collections that will inspire new creative projects.
A recently discovered primary-source document providing new information about Detroit's early history is now part of the University of Michigan's William L. Clements Library collection.
As an archaeologist, Carla Sinopoli has long been interested in the study of craft production — both the technologies and the social and political dimensions of the making of objects of everyday life.
The University of Michigan Credit Union has invested $1.5 million to create the University of Michigan Credit Union Arts Adventures Program at the University Musical Society and the U-M Museum of Art.
Three internationally known street artists will visit the University of Michigan this fall to paint new murals in downtown Ann Arbor.