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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.

March 9, 2015

Cabin fever? Some suggestions for things to do on campus

Another long winter is nearly done. You're ready for fun, and so is the family.

So shake off those winter blues and explore activities available on campus. See a live music or theater performance, a new museum exhibit, or bring the family to campus to see student athletes compete.

March 9, 2015

Don’t Miss: Chinese symphony orchestra performs

The Shanghai Jiao Tong University Symphony Orchestra performs “Global Harmonies: A Concert of American, Chinese and European Orchestral Music” at 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Hill Auditorium.

Conductor WU Yibo

February 10, 2015

Ancient Egyptian artifacts on view for first time in Kelsey exhibit

In the first exhibition of its kind, U-M's Kelsey Museum of Archaeology will bring together artifacts from 1920s and '30s excavations in Egypt, as well as selections from the largest papyrology collection in North America, housed at the U-M Library.


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