News from 2012

04 December 2012
Detroit Center: December 2012 Update

Detroit Center in the News

The University of Michigan Detroit Center was recently featured on the CBS Local website. To read the article, click here.


Holiday Hours

The University of Michigan Detroit Center will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2012 – Tuesday, January 1, 2013. The Detroit Center will re-open on...

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14 November 2012

Hours for Thanksgiving week (November 19-25) are as followed:

Monday: 8am - 10pm

Tuesday: 8am - 10pm

Wednesday: 8am - 5pm

Thursday - Sunday: Closed

07 November 2012

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Book Talk & Signing:  Border Crossings: Coming of Age in the Czech Resistance, Saturday, November 17, 2012, 4pm. Source Booksellers presents Detroiter Sandy Novacek talking about her late husband and passionate Detroiter, Charles Novacek’s newly published memoir, a firsthand account of his...

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07 November 2012
3rd Annual Sounds of the Season

The University of Michigan Detroit Center presents the 3rd Annual Sounds of the Season program on Friday, December 7 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This free show for senior citizens and their guests features seasonal music from the Advanced Choir of Southfield-Lathrup High School under the direction of Mr. Jeffrey Martin and the Detroit School of Arts' string quintet under the direction of Mr. Sean R. Smith. 

Although the program, parking and lunch are...

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06 November 2012
Work Detroit Presents: Clandestine

Opening Friday, November 30, the 2012 Fall exhibition season at Work Detroit continues with, Clandestine.

An opening reception for this intriguing exhibition will take place on Friday, November 30 from 6 - 9 p.m. This event is open to the public and includes complimentary admission, refreshments and parking.

Immigration is an issue that affects people living both inside and...

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06 November 2012
Annual A&D International Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: November 9 - 15, 2012

Warren Robbins Gallery and Intersections

Opening Reception: November 9, 3 - 5 pm (coincides with Parents Weekend)

This is an open submission student show. A&D students who have studied abroad, volunteered, interned or conducted research abroad over the past academic year, Sep 2011 - Aug 2012, are invited to submit one or more pieces influenced or inspired by an...

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31 October 2012
A Mentors' Summit: Advising Students on a Better Path

The University of Michigan Detroit Center will host a free, one-day seminar entitled, “A Mentors' Summit: Advising Students on a Better Path” from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, December 8. This informative workshop will take place in partnership with the Center for Educational Outreach, Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Office of New Student Programs and Office of Financial Aid. Lunch and free parking are provided.

The seminar is designed to promote college opportunity awareness and...

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30 October 2012
Sankofa Film Series: Marley

The University of Michigan Detroit Center is excited to announce the return of the Sankofa film series for 2012-2013 academic year. The series re-launch begins with the film, Marley on Friday, December 7 beginning at 6pm. The event includes complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments to all attendees.

Marley, a Kevin MacDonald production, is the definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary and legend, Bob Marley. From his early days to his rise to...

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29 October 2012
40th Annual Noel Night

The University of Michigan Detroit Center, in partnership with the Michigan State University Detroit Center, will host its annual Noel Night event. This free, fun-filled event takes place on Saturday, December 1 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Groups of all ages are welcome.

Travel to Midtown’s south side where the U-M and MSU Detroit Centers invite you to take part in the seasonal festivities. Noel Night includes a variety of activities, such as performing and visual arts, a...

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18 October 2012
University of Michigan Jazz Event

University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble

Friday, October 26;  5:30 p.m.

Ellen Rowe, director. Music by Charles Mingus, Wayne Shorter, John Clayton, Bill Holman and Radiohead.

$5/general admission

Ellen Rowe, jazz pianist and composer, is currently Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation at the...

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