More than 30 years and hundreds of performances after Priscilla Lindsay first graduated from the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, she has returned to U-M in a role that she never expected.
"I always knew I wanted to act," she says. "I learned later on how much I loved directing. But I had no idea (that I would return to U-M)."
The School of Music, Theatre & Dance hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking Thursday to officially launch construction on a $24.32 million renovation and expansion of the Earl V. Moore Building on North Campus, home to a majority of the school's core music programs.
The Women of Color in the Academy Project is presenting the 2014 Shirley Verrett Award to Charles (OyamO) Gordon, professor of English language and literature, LSA; and theatre and drama, School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
Today, many civil rights-related accomplishments of previous generations have come under fire, notes Tyler Edwards, organizer of “A Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Art Expression & Poetry Slam,” from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 20 in Stamps Auditorium in the Walgreen Drama Center.
India has emerged in recent years as one of the world’s most vibrant economies, the largest democracy, a key player in geopolitics, home to the world’s largest middle class and a contributor to global trends in art and aesthetics.
As much of the campus prepares for winter break, the Museum of Natural History planetarium presentation “Season of Light” is one of several activities on campus this holiday season available to faculty, staff and the general public.
Counterpoint will perform Dec. 19.
When he was growing up in North Carolina, Michael Haithcock had one dream: to replace his high school band teacher when he retired.
Illustrator, Stephen William Schudlich has a dark sense of humor. “I like visual puns, tongue-in-cheek; things that may be a little bit abrasive. I don’t draw cute things,” he says.
A federal judge on Thursday ruled 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.
The Confucius Institute and Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, both at the University of Michigan, host the art exhibition “Chinese Now: Contemporary Portraits” presented by 31 faculty members from the School of Arts, Renmin University of China.
The U-M Library’s Computer & Video Game Archive opened to little fanfare in 2008, sparked by a faculty member’s simple question: Did the library carry any gaming titles?
Jewish cookbooks from 50 states, including the first one printed in America (1871) and the first Jewish charity cookbook in Detroit (1903), are displayed along with food advertisements, menus and more in the Hatcher Graduate Library exhibit “American Foodways: The Jewish Contribution.”
Global experiences can be poignant, funny, uplifting and sometimes unsettling.
“The river was deciding when I was going to breathe and when I was going to get wet,” said Brandon Marshall, a master’s student in the School of Natural Resources and Environment, on his rafting experience in Costa Rica.
UMMA to stay open late on select Fridays
New public art installed at Moore Building
The historic launch next month of the university’s boldest-ever capital campaign and the celebration of its bicentennial in 2017 will both draw on U-M’s strengths and past achievements, while focusing on the Michigan of tomorrow.
Perhaps more than any modern filmmaker, John Sayles personifies American individualism.