Arts & Culture

  1. January 13, 2014

    Poetry slam and performance event seeks to revive King’s dream

    “A Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Art Expression & Poetry Slam,” will take place from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 20 in Stamps Auditorium in the Walgreen Drama Center.

  2. January 6, 2014

    Winter Theme Semester explores India’s changing role in the world

    “India in the World,” the Winter 2014 Theme Semester in LSA, will explore India’s role in the daily life of the world through music, art, films, lectures and courses across a range of disciplines.

  3. December 16, 2013

    Don’t miss: Local band Counterpoint to present ‘Holiday Harmonies’

    The show “Holiday Harmonies” by local band Counterpoint will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff to hear holiday favorites. It is from 12:10-1 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 19) in the University Hospital Main Lobby.

  4. December 16, 2013

    Museums to host exhibits during winter break

    As the campus prepares for winter break, there are several activities on campus this holiday season available to faculty, staff and the general public.

  5. December 9, 2013

    Professor conducts U-M Symphony Band, represents U-M abroad

    When he was growing up in North Carolina, Michael Haithcock had one dream: to replace his high school band teacher when he retired. However, after a few years in college, Haithcock’s career plan changed. He’s now director of bands and professor of conducting at U-M.

  6. November 25, 2013

    Detroiter, director of exhibitions ‘illuminates’ inner city issues

    A fourth-generation Detroiter and director of exhibitions at the Work•Detroit gallery, Stephen William Schudlich draws inspiration from the highs and lows of the city that raised him. “I see heartbreaking things in Detroit, societal breakdowns, failures. … I inform people of that in a visual way,” he says of his art. “I like to illuminate things.”

  7. November 14, 2013

    Federal judge rules in favor of Google in book-scanning lawsuit

    A federal judge ruled Thursday that Google’s use of copyrighted works in its library books digitization project is “fair use” under copyright laws and therefore does not infringe on authors. U-M was the first library to sign a book scanning agreement with Google.

  8. November 11, 2013

    Don’t miss

    The Confucius Institute and Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design host the art exhibition “Chinese Now: Contemporary Portraits” presented by 31 faculty members from the School of Arts, Renmin University of China. The exhibit is presented Nov. 15-Dec. 21 at Work•Ann Arbor.

  9. November 5, 2013

    Computer & Video Game Archive celebrating five years of growth

    The U-M Library’s Computer & Video Game Archive opened with 10 games and little fanfare in 2008 has grown to house 5,000 titles and 20 gaming stations, and serves as both an academic and recreational resource.

  10. November 4, 2013

    Campus briefs

    A roundup of news from around the university.