Student Adrian Koch shows off a souvenir from the South: one of those metal bottle openers, the kind that with one upward motion would snap a crimped metal cap off the top of a bottle of pop or, rather, coke, as soft drinks are called in that part of the country.
They were not what one might consider to be typical Holocaust victims.
Soviet Jewish soldiers had experienced Nazism first-hand. They were determined to fight.
In a bid to identify and showcase the highest caliber of chamber music ensembles in the world, U-M has announced M-Prize, a new international competition that will present a grand prize of $100,000 — the largest award of any competition of its kind.
Author Piper Kerman has worked to promote the cause of prison and criminal justice reform, since her release from prison.
Terrorism. Looting. Political factionalism and more.
The oasis city of Palmyra in Syria is pictured in 2011. The city was captured bu ISIS in May 2015. (Photo by Geoff Emberling)
In 1915, the University of Michigan was the first university in the country to offer theater production classes for credit. That same year saw the birth of future U-M graduate Arthur Miller, who went on to be one of the nation's most distinguished playwrights.
The partnership between the New York Philharmonic and the University Musical Society, announced late last year, will kick off with the orchestra's first residency in Ann Arbor Oct. 8-11.
The Museum of Natural History’s annual ID Day connects the public to experts who can solve mysteries about artifacts they bring in for identification — from fossils and bones to arrowheads, shells, rocks and insects.
Following a three-year, $29.5 million renovation and expansion, the Earl V. Moore Building on North Campus reopens this fall, providing students at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance a vastly improved facility for music studies.
New work by celebrated Detroit artist Tyree Guyton at the University of Michigan builds on his well-known Heidelberg Project by addressing Detroit’s social and economic adversities.
The University Musical Society’s new season includes a New York Philharmonic orchestral residency, Renegade events featuring risk-taking artists, and Juliette Binoche on stage in the International Theater Series.
The University Musical Society and George Shirley, professor emeritus at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, will each receive a 2014 National Medal of Arts, the White House has announced.
Graphic panels tell the stories of prominent women scientists in the exhibit "Women in Science." (Artwork by Gregory Carter)
Ann Arbor Art Fair goers are encouraged to take a break and cool off at the U-M Museum of Art, during an Art Fair edition of Fridays After 5. It is presented from 5-8 p.m. July 17.
Andy Warhol-like pop art and "Miami Vice"-style hot pinks and turquoises are back, inspiring some works at the 2015 Ann Arbor Art Fair Wednesday through Saturday.
As Independence Day approaches, one of America's foremost experts on "The Star-Spangled Banner" talks about the history of the U.S. national anthem and projects surrounding the bicentennial year of its anniversary.
The annual series of free Top of the Park outdoor concerts conclude with a bang July 5, with The United States Army Field Band and Soldier’s Chorus at 5 p.m. at the Hill Auditorium Plaza and George Bedard and the Kingpins at 8 p.m. at the North University Stage.
The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. have launched a new campaign to help transform a vacant Detroit building into a place where youth and adults can build their creative making skills and incubate business ideas.