News from October 2012

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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16 October 2012
Driving Detroit

Driving Detroit:

The Quest for Respect in the Motor City

George Galster

Hilberry Professor of Urban Affairs, Wayne State University, Detroit

Detroit is the international icon for a once-thriving industrial powerhouse transformed within half a century into a dysfunctional metropolis.  George Galster’s Driving Detroit...

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16 October 2012
A conversation on Detroit:
"Which Way Detroit? From Struggles for Civil Rights to the Crisis of Criminalization"
 
Speaker: Heather Ann Thompson, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies, Temple University
 
Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Time: 4:30 - 6 p.m.
 
Location: CASL Building, Room 1030
 
University of...
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15 October 2012
Brothers in Song

On Friday, November 2 at 7 p.m., the Hartford Memorial Baptist Church presents, Brothers in Song. This performance features the University of Michigan Glee Club and is a collaborative effort between the Detroit School of Arts Vision Male Ensemble and Hartford Male Chorus. Admission is free of charge for all attendees. 

The University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club (UMMGC), founded in 1859 is the second oldest collegiate chorus in the United States. Its 100...

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11 October 2012
Work Detroit Presents: Dissidence

Opening Friday, October 19, the 2012 Fall exhibition season at Work Detroit continues with, Dissidence.

An opening reception for this intriguing exhibition will take place on Friday, October 19 from 6 - 9 p.m. This event is open to the public and includes complimentary admission, refreshments and parking.

Curated by Ryan Herberholz of the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design (BFA student), this exhibition focuses on the globalized voices of dissent that...

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10 October 2012
University of Michigan Medical Development Career Chat

A great opportunity! If you are a Detroit area professional with interest and/or experience in medical development, please join us for an October 15th networking event in Detroit!

The University of Michigan's Office of Development in partnership with the Medical Development team, is hosting the event, "Careers in Philanthropy" with a focus on U-M Medical Development career opportunities. 

Our guests will hear about the organization's goals...

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02 October 2012
Liaoning Musical Troupe Performance

The University of Michigan Detroit Center, in partnership with the Confucius Institutes of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University present the Liaoning Musical Troupe on Sunday, October 28 from 3-5 p.m. Admission to this unique cultural event is free to all attendees.

Direct from China, the Liaoning University Performance Troupe presents an extraordinary variety show of traditional Chinese music, song and dance at the Community Arts Auditorium (450 Reuther Mall)...

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