December 12, 2019

Arts & Culture

  1. December 9, 2019

    New history portal explores stories of U-M’s varied past

    A doorway to U-M’s past is wide open with the launch of the History of U-M website, a new online history portal that explores the university’s impact throughout the decades.

  2. November 18, 2019

    U-M archivist, anthropologist save Voice of America show’s archive

    Two U-M professors engineered an effort to save the Voice of America’s “Music Time in Africa” archive from remote government storage and, in the process, digitize it for an internet audience.

  3. October 28, 2019

    Art professor explores intersection of power, labor and consumerism

    Rebekah Modrak, a professor of art and design, explores the intersections of power, labor and consumerism to examine the rights of communities and workers in society.

  4. October 14, 2019

    UMMA, CoE working to bring robots to the art world

    Faculty, staff and students from the U-M Museum of Art and the College of Engineering’s Robotics Institute are working to develop a robot docent at the museum.

  5. October 14, 2019

    Artist creating mural depicting U-M’s first African-American student

    Detroit artist Tylonn J. Sawyer is working with U-M students to create a mural to honor Samuel C. Watson, the first African-American student admitted to the university.

  6. October 3, 2019

    Schlissel highlights arts, firearm injuries, academic innovation

    At his annual Leadership Breakfast, President Mark Schlissel announced initiatives on firearms-injury research and the arts, a Center for Academic Innovation, and a multimillion-dollar fund to support research toward carbon neutrality.

  7. October 3, 2019

    Campus arts initiative to ‘unleash imagination and creativity’

    President Mark Schlissel has announced a comprehensive presidential arts initiative designed to “unleash imagination and creativity” across U-M.

  8. September 23, 2019

    Museum of Natural History to open next phase with exhibits, hands-on labs

    The U-M Museum of Natural History announced recently it will open the second half of the museum, adding three new exhibits and labs for visitors Nov. 10.

  9. September 23, 2019

    The RC’s Esha Biswas exhibits the art of being an artist

    Esha Biswas, student affairs coordinator of the Residential College, counts among her passions photography, plants and Kathak, a form of classical dance from northern India.

  10. September 23, 2019

    Institute for the Humanities receives $1.14M grant for ‘High Stakes Art’

    The Institute for the Humanities has been awarded a four-year, $1.14 million grant to support “High Stakes Art,” a project designed to enhance exhibitions and programming at the institute.