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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.

April 20, 2015

Don’t Miss: Earth Day event features talk by Margo Oge

In recognition of Earth Day, a lecture on what it takes to pass historic air quality legislation will be presented by Margo Oge. She headed the Obama Administration’s landmark 2012 Clean Air Act deal with automakers. It was the nation’s first action targeting greenhouse gasses.

April 20, 2015

Campus briefs

Ann Arbor Summer Festival Announces 32nd Mainstage Season

April 15, 2015

UMS selected for Wallace Foundation audience-building initiative

The University Musical Society has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation's Building Audiences for Sustainability effort — a new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audiences.

April 14, 2015

Disability studies prize honors the late Tobin Siebers

The University of Michigan Press and Department of English Language and Literature have established The Tobin Siebers Prize for Disability Studies in the Humanities, which includes a $5,000 award for best book-length manuscript on a topic of pressing urgency to disability studies in the humanities. 

April 13, 2015

Department of Theatre & Drama celebrating 100 years

James Earl Jones, Gilda Radner and "Glee" star Darren Criss were trained at the University of Michigan's Department of Theatre & Drama, at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, which this week begins celebrating its 100th anniversary with commemorative performances.

April 13, 2015

Don’t miss: Environmental Defense Fund president to speak

Michigan Law alumnus Fred Krupp, ’78, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, will deliver the keynote address Thursday for the 2015 Environmental Law & Policy Conference: Competing Visions for a Sustainable Future.

Krupp’s talk at 4 p.m. in Room 1225 South Hall opens the two-day conference.

March 23, 2015

Don’t Miss: Ann Arbor Sacred Harp Singing event celebrates music love

The students in Mark Clague’s American music classes are trying to revive a musical tradition popular in colonial America.

“U-M Sacred Harp Singing” is the name of the Sacred Harp (shape note) singing event, with sessions at 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. Saturday (March 28) in the Moore Building Rehearsal Hall on North Campus.


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