• Music Time in Africa

    In September 2014, two U-M professors received a phone call that would set them on a race to save more than a half century of African music. In response, UMSI’s Paul Conway and LSA’s Kelly Askew teamed up to create a one-of-a-kind resource for scholars and music enthusiasts around the globe.

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  • Mind and body

    Before coming to the University of Michigan, Joseph Jackowski had always been fascinated with the human mind. After exiting the Marine Corps, Joseph decided to pursue this interest in the human mind and investigate what about our minds and ourselves is truly influencing these behaviors

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  • Lighthouse Brass Quintet

    Inspired by the beauty and lore of lighthouses throughout the state—as well as their sheer number—University of Michigan assistant professor of music William Lucas launched the Michigan Lighthouse Landmark Legacy project, an artistic collaboration aimed at raising awareness and supporting preservation of the state’s beloved, historic buildings.

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  • Detroit Center for Innovation

    A 190,000-square-foot academic building operated by U-M will be part of a new 14-acre Detroit Center for Innovation in downtown Detroit. The building, which will be financially backed by donors, including Stephen M. Ross and Dan Gilbert, will provide space for students pursuing advanced degrees in high-tech innovation industries.

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