Live Chat Service Now Available 

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The Duderstadt Center (DC) website has launched a new live chat service you can access from any page on our site. It’s both the easiest way to get help and it will connect you with a member of the Digital Media Commons (DMC) staff specific to specialized resources.  Look for

Emerging Technologies and Media & Studio Arts bring Unreal Engine to Virtual Reality Production Platform in the DC.

image of still frame from "Peace" using DC/DMC Virtual Production immersive 3D VR environment
The DMC’s Emerging Technologies Group and Media & Studio Arts Group have co-developed a powerful new platform, using the powerful rendering capabilities of industry-leading Unreal Engine, enabling students, faculty, and staff to create advanced photo-real 3D virtual environments for a new generation of learning, instructional, and research applications. The two

Voting Day in the DC Gallery

image showing students lined up to register and vote in the DC Gallery's Vote 2022 exhibit and Ann Arbor Clerk's satellite office
Hundreds of students filled the halls of the Duderstadt Center prepared to register and vote in the special DC Gallery polling location on Election Day 2022 See a short video of the line of students committed to add their votes! The turnout marks the success of the Creative Campus Voting

Vote 2022

Poster announcing the Creative Campus Voting Project election hub
Voting opens in the Duderstadt Center Gallery. City Clerks ready for voters. Ballot wayfinding with a really big ballot! Recently in the DC Gallery: Voting is underway at the Duderstadt Center Gallery October 12 – November 8 The Duderstadt Center Gallery has been transformed into a one-stop election hub on

Ballot Wayfinder/A2 City Clerk’s Office at the DC

Image of the Creative Campus Voting Project in the DC Gallery
Ann Arbor City Clerk’s Office and Creative Campus Voting Project “Ballot Wayfinder” at the Duderstadt Center October 12 – November 8 Weds-Thurs: 12-6pm Fridays : 12-4pmMonday, October 24, 12-6pm (last day to register to vote by mail or online in MI)Election Day November 8, 8am-8pm Mon-Friday, 12-6pm for those interested in

“Sing My Song” – School of Music, Theatre & Dance project brings the vision of renowned operatic baritone, Thomas Hampson, and Detroit high school students together in song

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“In song, you have one of the most amazing diaries of any generation’s culture at a given time.” That statement, by Thomas Hampson, one of the world’s most renowned operatic baritones, is central to his vision of education and artistic research, and the impetus for a collaboration with the U-M

Melissa Coppola: “Lights in the Sky”

Students playing piano in front of big screen showing the Milky Way Galaxy
Melissa Coppola’s doctoral thesis “Lights in Sky”, a multimedia concert inspired by the cosmos, premiered Sunday, July 11, 2021, 2:30 PM at the Stamps Auditorium, Penny Stamps School of Art and Design on the U-M Ann Arbor Campus “In March 2020, COVID-19 forced me to cancel a space-inspired performance at

When it rains it pours… pianos?

Piano Keys
The Duderstadt Center (DC) is a prime resource for creative students at the University of Michigan. There are three professional-level audio studios and a 3600 square foot video studio. It is a place where students can make their imaginations come to life. While the largest audio studio, Audio Studio A,

Meet the Microbes – a Zoom Webinar

Microbial Masterpieces - Piece from the Gallery
While many of us have been hunkered down at home, weird and wonderful microbes have been growing in our gallery! Next week, the Microbial Masterpieces team would like to introduce you to them and why this matters to you, and to the planet! You are invited to a Zoom webinar