• Social justice + music

    “Seven Last Words of the Unarmed,” a multi-movement work by Atlanta-based composer Joel Thompson that is inspired by the dying words of seven unarmed black men, was premiered by the Men's Glee Club under the direction of Eugene Rogers, associate director of choirs and professor of conducting.

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  • Changing Society With Art

    Meredith Starkman is the latest recipient of the Wallenberg Fellowship, awarded each spring to a graduating U-M senior with exceptional promise and accomplishment who is committed to service and the public good. This theatre performance student plans to spend the next year working in India.

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  • Building a Brighter Future

    At U-M, many disciplines are coming together to solve complex sustainability challenges and improve lives on local-to-global scales through groundbreaking discoveries.

    View the 2015 Sustainability Progress Report

  • Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health

    U-M honored Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, a champion of global public health, as the president bestowed the third Thomas Francis Jr. Medal upon the leader of an international organization that works to alleviate poverty by creating opportunities.

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