Arts & Culture

  1. May 22, 2024

    OVPR, Arts Initiative award funding to seven teams

    The Arts Research: Incubation & Acceleration grant program has awarded its second round of funding to seven arts-based research projects, led by teams from across the Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses.

  2. May 21, 2024

    Artists selected for summer residencies at Biological Station

    The U-M Biological Station in northern Michigan has selected an illustrator Vera Ting and poet Madeleine Wattenberg to explore their creative freedom through the 2024 Artist in Residence Program.

  3. May 20, 2024

    Professor channels passion for history through blacksmithing

    Thomas Henthorn, professor of history at UM-Flint, was introduced to blacksmithing while exploring historic sites. He now considers it a hobby and began teaching classes on blacksmithing in Flint.

  4. April 29, 2024

    Stamps senior channels her passion through art

    After graduating, Ikalanni Jahi plans to pursue a career in arts administration. Her dream is to own a gallery space or work as a museum curator.

  5. April 29, 2024

    Obituary — Marvin G. Parnes

    Marvin G. Parnes, who served a variety of administrative roles at U-M, died March 13 at age 74 after a prolonged illness.

  6. April 24, 2024

    Four from U-M to join American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Faculty members James Joyce, Webb Keane, Alexandra Killewald and John Vandermeer have been selected to join the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for their contributions in scholarly and professional fields.

  7. April 22, 2024

    Coordinator finds community in LGBTQ+ chorus

    Trisha Miller, student services coordinator at the Marsal Family School of Education, has been a member of the Out Loud Chorus for nearly 20 years.

  8. April 16, 2024

    Students turn fallen campus trees into public tables

    Storm-damaged trees and others from across U-M are being turned into new, functional campus furniture, thanks to the work of associate professor Joseph Trumpey and his students.

  9. April 15, 2024

    Arts Initiative announces 2024 Creative Careers Residents

    The Arts Initiative has announced three master’s degree-level residents — Leah Crosby, Sara Faraj and Kara Roseborough — for its Creative Careers Residency.

  10. April 15, 2024

    Ukraine’s devastation manifested in statistician’s ceramic art

    Irina Bondarenko, a statistician lead for the biostatistics department in the School of Public Health, grew up in Ukraine and has created works of art inspired by her homeland.