The School of Music, Theatre & Dance will be the new home of Center Stage Strings, one of the country's leading summer training programs for young string musicians aged 12 to 24.
Danielle Belen, associate professor of violin, who founded the summer camp in Three Rivers, Calif., in 2010, will continue as its artistic director.
"Tree of Knowledge" by K.A. Letts is presented in the exhibit "Forest & Tree." It is on display Nov. 28-Jan. 3 at Matthaei Botanical Gardens.
Deepa Iyer, author of “We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future,” explores issues of racial identities and solidarities as the demographics in America quickly change.
Every minute of every day, a woman dies of pregnancy related complications. “Stories of Mothers Lost” is an exhibit of handmade quilts that honors and remembers them.
The U.S. and Iranian governments may be at odds. But Iran’s people were warm and curious when an American came armed with a camera.
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)