July 05, 2020

Arts & Culture

  1. June 20, 2019

    Clements Library receives $10M gift for directorship, rare book room

    The William L. Clements Library has received $10 million from The Avenir Foundation to endow a named directorship of the library and rename its rare book room.

  2. June 20, 2019

    $10M estate gift to support efforts at LSA, Ross School of Business

    U-M is one of three universities sharing in a $50 million gift from the Patricia W. Mitchell Trusts to prepare students to lead industries in the media landscape of the future.

  3. June 10, 2019

    U-M faculty win competition to reimagine Detroit’s cultural district

    Three U-M faculty members are part of a team that won an international design competition that will unite 12 cultural and educational institutions in Detroit’s Midtown area.

  4. May 29, 2019

    Town hall focuses on integrating arts, humanities and STEMM

    More than 100 U-M students, staff and faculty members met to discuss how to intentionally integrate the arts and humanities into science, technology, math engineering and medicine.

  5. May 21, 2019

    Town hall to focus on integration of arts, humanities and STEMM

    A daylong town hall meeting is set for May 28 to discuss opportunities for arts integration on campus, one of similar gatherings across the country in recent months.

  6. May 16, 2019

    Tisch gift strengthens UMMA exhibitions, names central gallery

    Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch have donated more than $2.8 million to the U-M Museum of Art to enhance and develop its exhibitions program. The museum’s apse will be named in their honor.

  7. May 16, 2019

    Schematic design approved for new dance building

    The Board of Regents on Thursday approved the schematic design for a new 24,000-square-foot dance building within the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.

  8. April 18, 2019

    ‘Orion’ to be reinstalled at UMMA ahead of sculptor’s appearance

    Mark di Suvero’s 53-foot, 21,220-pound steel sculpture “Orion” will be reinstalled in front of the U-M Museum of Art on Tuesday, followed a day later by a public discussion with the sculptor about the role of public art.

  9. April 15, 2019

    Spotlight: Dearborn faculty member’s film explores self-esteem

    Jen Proctor, an associate professor of journalism and screen studies at UM-Dearborn, has created “Am I Pretty?”, a visually minimalistic film that is built around a series of YouTube videos by teens and tweens and which explores how self-esteem can be tied to appearance perception in female adolescence.

  10. April 8, 2019

    SEAS research scientist aims to unite art and science

    Sara Adlerstein, an associate research scientist in the School for Environment and Sustainability, ecology and art are very much connected. And navigating between these two disciplines in her dual interests of art and science revealed a possibility for using art as a tool for advancing change.