Carol Anderson, an Emory University professor and author, will discuss white rage and its role in history during the Donia Human Rights Center Distinguished Lecture.
Beginning at 4 p.m. Jan. 18 in 1010 Weiser Hall, the presentation is free and open to the public.
The multi-day "Porgy and Bess" symposium will explore the issues of race, representation and cultural appropriation that surround this iconic 20th century American opera.
Adewale Troutman, a health equity advocate and public health expert, will deliver the Martin Luther King Jr. Health Sciences Lecture, "The Fierce Urgency of Now — Moving Past Indecision to Action in Health Care Equity."
Award-winning actor, best-selling author and philanthropist Hill Harper will deliver the 32nd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium keynote memorial lecture.
James Forman Jr., a Yale Law School professor and former public defender, will argue how the decisions of black leaders played a role in the mass incarceration of people of color as part of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.
Columbia University professor Mabel O. Wilson will deliver the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning's inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial lecture.
Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine and dramaturg and producer P. Carl will discuss the relationship between theater and social justice, as well as how theater-making is an act of citizenship, as part of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.
"Out of the Silence" will celebrate the musical life of African Americans during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and showcase seldom-heard works by several black American composers.
A partnership between the Ruth Ellis Center and the Henry Ford Health System that aims to improve the long-term health outcomes of LGBTQ youth is the topic of a panel discussion.
Author, advocate and police misconduct attorney Andrea J. Ritchie will discuss how women of color experience brutality at the hands of law enforcement as part of the 2018 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.
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Acclaimed author Janet Mock and actor Amiyah Scott will serve as keynote speakers for the Trotter Multicultural Center's fourth annual W.M. Trotter Lecture.
HuffPost editor-in-chief and Livingston Award winner Lydia Polgreen will discuss the role of journalism in a democracy and its responsibility in the current moment at a lecture hosted by Wallace House.
The University of Michigan is ranked No. 4 on Kiplinger's list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges, moving up one spot from last year.
The ranking highlights colleges and universities that combine outstanding education with economic value.
Since 2010, U-M has moved from No. 19 to No. 4 among public colleges.
The University of Michigan on Tuesday finalized the sale of Inglis House to a buyer who intends to use it as a family residence.
"We are pleased that Inglis House will once again become a family home," says Jim Kosteva, director of community relations. The home is being purchased by Dan and Marlee Musser.
Drawing on her childhood experiences and life journey after graduation, acclaimed author Jesmyn Ward told University of Michigan graduates to stay patient and persist when the road to success seems long and difficult.
Monday's email edition of The University Record will be the last one for 2017.
If major items of interest to faculty and staff occur over the holiday break, they may be posted to the Record’s website, but a morning email version will not be sent.
The U-M Exercise & Sport Science Initiative, which aims to optimize physical performance and health for people of all ages and abilities, is announcing its 2018 call for proposals.
Research using machine learning and artificial intelligence — tools that allow computers to learn about and predict outcomes from massive datasets — has been booming at the University of Michigan.
Nine U.S. research universities and a major cancer institute Thursday announced plans to give would-be life scientists clear, standardized data on graduate school admissions, education and training opportunities, and career prospects.
The U-M Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program, which funds collaborative translational research projects between engineering and clinical faculty co-investigators, is announcing its 2018 call for proposals.