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September 29, 2015

Department of Theatre & Drama celebrating its centennial

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.

September 28, 2015

Don’t Miss: Solve mysteries at ID Day

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.

September 15, 2015

SMTD reopens Moore Building after renovation, expansion

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.

June 22, 2015

Don’t Miss: Free Top of the Park concerts conclude July 5

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.

June 10, 2015

U-M, MEDC launch crowdfunding effort for Detroit maker space

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.


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