We’re Hiring!

Image of the Duderstadt Center and student projects
The Digital Media Commons (DMC) in the James and Anne Duderstadt Center (DC) at the University of Michigan (U-M) is seeking a qualified Financial and Human Resources Specialist who is intellectually curious, creative, an organized problem solver, and has  experience applying and developing internal controls. This is a full-time regular

Card Making Party

Vintage Valentines Day Card
Design Lab 1 Tuesday, February 13, 2024 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Just in time for Valentine’s Day… join us and create some festive cards for your sweetie, besties and mom! Tea and card making materials will be provided. Design Lab 1 location

Live Chat Service Now Available 

Closeup image of the DC Live Chat Button on blue background
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

Halloween Sewing Workshop

Halloween sewing workshop poster
Design Lab 1 October 23, 2023 5:00-8:00 pm Join us on Monday, Oct 23 to get help with sewing basics; tips on making costumes; and tea & treats! Bring your own fabric and ideas, we are here to help. Located in Design Lab 1, first floor of the Duderstadt Center.


Duelgbtq poster
RECENT EVENT: Stop by Design Lab 2 throughout the month of September to see an interactive installation by Stamps Alumni and winner of the Stamps Big Idea Award, Pheiv Kurtz. With assistance from staff at the DMC, Pheiv developed “Duelgbtq” – a video game about the power of authentic self-expression

After Unica

Image of performer in After Unica by Malcolm Tulip and Unica Zürn
Recent Event: Thursday, August 31 and Friday, September 1 at 7:30 pmDuderstadt Center Video Studio (overflow seating in Design Lab 2) After Unica is a multi-media solo performance. It is a chimeric non-linear surreal autobiography intertwining Tulip’s family experiences and artist Unica Zürn’s life, art and writings. There are references to

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

aZn luv luv t0ur

AZN Luv Luv Tour Performance Poster
May 11, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. and May 12, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.  Video Studio, Duderstadt Center. A live, interactive performance, directed and performed by Caroline Yoo and Okyoung Noh*. Free but reservation required – in-theater attendance is limited: https://bit.ly/aznluvluv. This performance “aZn luv luv t0ur” invites audiences to join Noh

Recent Event: Fabric Scraptacular

Fabric Event Poster
Sunday, April 23, 20233:00-6:00 p.m.Duderstadt Center, Design Lab 1 What can you do with scraps of fabric? We will be holding a workshop in Design Lab 1 to find out. Bring old clothing to make new again, or use our stock of scraps to create fabric art. Bring your creativity


Trade Show Flyer
Live streamed to Design Lab 2, Room 1365 Beginning at 9:00 am and running throughout the dayDuderstadt Center TRADE SHOW is a one-day series of free and public lectures, workshops, installations, forums and tech demos focusing on emergent visualization technologies and their spatial applications organized by the Taubman College of

Giving Blueday

Giving Blueday 2023
The Duderstadt Center is physically located at the heart of north campus and dwells at the intersection of information, engineering, art and design, architecture, music and theater performance. It is a student-centric, technology-rich, interdisciplinary center devoted to developing and providing new ways for students, faculty and staff to collaborate to

Update: Giving Tuesday at U-M

Giving Tuesday poster, November 29, 2022
November 30: From MaizeRaize (U-M’s official crowdfunding platform). “Yesterday’s Giving Tuesday was a huge success! With the incredible support of our U-M community, we funded more than 32 projects and raised more than $1.1 million from over 4,400 gifts! And for that, we want to say a huge “Thank You!”

Pilot Math Testing Lab opens in DC Lower Level

image of students working in the new Math Mastery and Gateway Assessment lab in the Duderstadt Center lower level
To provide students on North Campus more convenient access to Math Mastery and Gateway assessment, the LSA Department of Mathematics Math Lab and the College of Engineering Center for Academic Success (ECAS) have opened a pilot Math Mastery Assessment Lab in a temporary space in the Duderstadt Center’s Lower Level.