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  1. No. 1 ranking for U-M’s entrepreneurship program

    by Nicholas Gallo The University of Michigan captured the No. 1 spot on the undergraduate entrepreneurship programs rankings published by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The university’s graduate-level program was also ranked in the top 10. “This No. 1 ranking reflects the collaborative, broad and diverse nature of entrepreneurship across the University of Michigan,”…

  2. Strike up the band: U-M alumni teachers dominate in music classrooms across Michigan

    By Sydney Hawkins ANN ARBOR—Chances are good that if you or someone you know has taken a music class in Michigan in the last 70 years, it was taught by a University of Michigan graduate. More than 400 U-M alumni are now at the helm of hundreds of elementary, middle and high school music classrooms…

  3. Alumna Dominique Morisseau Named a 2018 MacArthur Fellow

    Playwright Dominique Morisseau (BFA ’00, theatre) was one of 25 distinguished individuals selected to receive a 2018 MacArthur Fellowship. Also known as the MacArthur “Genius Grant,”  the $625,000, no-strings-attached award is presented to “extraordinarily talented and creative individuals as an investment in their potential.” In announcing her award, the MacArthur Foundation said Morisseau “uses lyrical dialogue…

  4. Chamber Choir performs world premiere of Prof. Etezady’s “Lifesmithing,” with texts from incarcerated Michigan writers

    The University of Michigan Chamber Choir will perform a concert celebrating the diverse voices of Michigan composers and poets, including the world premiere of Lifesmithing by SMTD composition professor and alumna Roshanne Etezady. The work highlights the poetry of incarcerated Michigan writers who participate in the U-M Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP). The free concert (no…

  5. Alumnus Darren Criss Wins Emmy Award

    Darren Criss (BFA ’09, theatre performance) received a 2018 Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, which aired on FX Networks. He received the award on the nationally broadcast 70th Annual Emmy Awards, which aired on NBC…