News from March 2014

25 March 2014

Recognized for showcasing inspirational documentaries, the Sankofa Film Series presents “Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun,” Friday, April 18 at the University of Michigan Detroit Center.

The final program of this series begins at 6:15 p.m. and includes complimentary admission, parking and light refreshments for all guests. Following the film, Dr. Addell Austin Anderson will lead a brief discussion on the documentary.

“Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun” is an...

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25 March 2014

After a successful inaugural academic year, the pilot phase of the MDetroit Center Connector (MDCC) will provide daily bus service between Ann Arbor and Detroit beginning March 31 – April 6 as part of its “Spring to the D” campaign.

The MDCC will continue its normal bus service on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. New to the schedule are three routes on Monday, Tuesday and Sunday, with four routes scheduled for Thursday. The daily service will continue to be provided exclusively by...

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17 March 2014

This event will be simulcast from the University of Michigan Detroit Center on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

From the Ford School of Public Policy website

The Future of Detroit Urban Governance Policy Talks at the Ford School with Kevyn Orr

Free and open to the public.
Join the conversation on social media: #...

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03 March 2014

Widely-recognized for its commitment to the arts, the University of Michigan kicks off the first annual UpstART festival, beginning March 31 – April 3, 2014. A joint program conducted by University of Michigan’s Provost Office and the U-M Arts Consortium, the UpstART festival celebrates all forms of artistic expression.

The festival includes art-related activities on the University of Michigan campus and at the U-M Detroit Center,...

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03 March 2014

The U-M Detroit Center will host its fourth annual Opening Day Open House on Monday, March 31 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This annual celebration is an opportunity for the University of Michigan and Detroit communities to connect on this unofficial holiday, Opening Day of the Detroit Tigers.

Guests are encouraged to tour the facility and learn about the outreach activities and cultural events occurring at the Detroit Center. Causal and die-hard baseball fans are invited to stay the...

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