• Forging light out of darkness

    In a program facilitated by U-M faculty and staff, Washtenaw County young adults and local community members living with dementia have been united this past year to create seasonal public art installations centering on the themes of ‘light’ and ‘growth.’ Learn about how this community classroom uses art to bridge generational divides and the struggles associated with living with dementia.

    Read about this community art project

  • Birds in the Library

    To have a great library, the fledgling University of Michigan needed a great book. Regent Zina Pitcher had just the one in mind in 1838.

    Learn about the University Library's first purchase

  • Where’s the balcony?

    For the first time in its 18-year history, and by popular demand, Shakespeare in the Arb will present “Romeo and Juliet.” Learn about the challenge of performing this audience favorite without its usual urban backdrop.

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  • Astronomy Artist

    LSA alumnus José Francisco Salgado uses photography and film to bring astronomy to new audiences and inspire them to learn more about the science behind what they see.

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