News from April 2013

22 April 2013
Detroit Techno

On Tuesday, May 21 from 6 – 8 p.m., the University of Michigan Detroit Center in partnership with the Detroit Techno Foundation and Paxahau is proud to present, Detroit Techno: Music That Influenced the World. Open to the general public, this event includes complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments for all attendees. Due to the popularity of this event, attendees are required to register for free...

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18 April 2013
Interview - Dr. Bob Shiller

Born in Detroit, Dr. Shiller graduated with a B.A. in economics from the University of Michigan (1967) and earned a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1972). Recognized for his pioneering research in the field of financial economics, he received the William F. Butler Award from the New York Association for Business Economics, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group Mathematical Sciences Research Institute Prize in Innovative Quantitative...

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17 April 2013
Race 2012

The University of Michigan Detroit Center is proud to present the documentary, RACE 2012, at 6 p.m., Friday, May 10. Serving as programming of the University-wide theme semester, Understanding Race, the screening will be followed by an audience discussion of the topics evoked by the documentary. The event includes complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments for all attendees.

RACE 2012 uses last year’s presidential election as a lens for people to view the...

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11 April 2013

Opening Sunday, April 21, the 2013 Spring exhibition season at Work Detroit continues with the show, BFA Thesis Exhibition / REWORK. 

An opening reception for this intriguing exhibition will take place on Sunday, April 21 from 4 - 7 p.m. This event is open to the public and includes complimentary admission, refreshments and parking.

Featuring culminating projects by the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design...

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11 April 2013
Colored Frames

The University of Michigan Detroit Center concludes its 2012-2013 Sankofa Film Series with Colored Frames. The film will be shown on Friday, April 19 beginning at 6 p.m. Following the film, Marvin Chatman, a professional artist and Professor of Humanities at Wayne County Community College District, will provide a brief talk and respond to audience questions. The event includes complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments to all attendees.

Colored Frames is...

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01 April 2013

The Urban Entrepreneur Panel at UM-Dearborn. Learn more about this great event by visiting this link: http://umdetroitcenter.tumblr.com/image/46848143955