News from July 2013

31 July 2013

Come experience the Work•Detroit gallery at the University of Michigan Detroit Center and see what all the hype’s about.  Opening Friday, August 9, the 2013 summer exhibition season concludes with Trinity.

Curated by David Fischer, Trinity examines the conceivable neural action that is created between the observer and artist.  This simplified “three-brain" model of the emotional, intellectual and/or instinctive functioning of certain art provides...

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26 July 2013

The University of Michigan Detroit Center is excited to host a truly unique music program, Drummunity, on Tuesday, July 23 from 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Drummunity, a word created by University of Michigan alumna and facilitator, Lori Fithian, is used to describe a group of people who come together around a circle of drums. This high energy, interactive and empowering drum circle workshop for the...

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24 July 2013

[From the University of Michigan University Record]

"Graduate student and Detroit native Andrews’ internship experience with the Arts of Citizenship program through Rackham Graduate School included creating an Emerging Leader Award. It was inspired by the annual Detroiter Hall of Fame selections to honor leaders and native Detroiters such as actor/comedian David Allen Grier and fashion critic Robin Givhan...

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23 July 2013
Community Based Research Program Symposium

The University of Michigan Detroit Center is pleased to host the U-M Community Based Research Program Symposium on Friday, August 9 from 2 – 5 p.m.

Open to the general public, this annual Ann Arbor event is making its way to Midtown for the first time in the program’s history; adding even more excitement to this fantastic Detroit-based program.

The Community Based Research Program (CBRP) creates opportunities for students to conduct research projects identified by community-based...

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22 July 2013

Dominique Morisseau is the University of Michigan Detroit Center 2013 Emerging Leader Award recipient. A playwright,  Detroit native and Michigan alumnus, Dominique Morisseau ...

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16 July 2013

Adult residents of Wayne, Macomb and Oakland counties are needed to take part in a short online survey conducted by a University of Michigan doctoral student. The survey is a part of his dissertation research project. The link to the survey is:


The purpose of this research project is to better understand how the different types of political communication people receive influences...

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01 July 2013

Bring the whole family to the University of Michigan Detroit Center for a fun-filled theatrical performance of Rainbow Tales. Two performances of this 75-minute program will be performed at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 13. Complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments will be available for all attendees.

Performed by 17 students from the Youth Theatre Fellows Program, the play features comedic skits, music and dance. With stories adapted by...

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