Recent Events

During Academic Year 2022-2023


  • Don’t toss your old electronics! Donate them to BLUElab for reuse.
    Drop off: Friday, December 9, 1 P.M. to 4 P.M. right here in the DC Connector Hall. Keep your used but unwanted electronic devices out of the landfill! This Friday, December 9, BLUElab Metro’s team will collect your used electronics and repurpose them or recycle them for you. BLUElab Metro is a project team initiated […]

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  • Update: Giving Tuesday at U-M
    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!” to everyone who got involved […]

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  • Sonya Belaya: “Cognitive Distortions, Ancestral Patterns” (streaming video)
    Sonya Belaya: “Cognitive Distortions, Ancestral Patterns” Recent streaming performance Thursday, November 3, in the Duderstadt Center Video Studio “Cognitive Distortions, Ancestral Patterns” uses cognitive distortions to understand the experiences of immigrant women artists as it relates to assimilation, segregation, and mental health care. Alongside research of social work practices with immigrant communities, Belaya documents the […]

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  • Voting Day in the DC Gallery
    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 Project and its Vote 2022 […]

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  • Ballot Wayfinder/A2 City Clerk’s Office at the DC
    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 : 12-4pm Monday, 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 the accompanying […]

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  • Photo Essay: The DC gives Detroit high school students a glimpse of what their future could hold
    “I can see myself being here.” “I didn’t know you could do this in college.” These were some of the comments made by 21 high school students after their tour of the Duderstadt Center and the advanced digital media technologies managed by the Digital Media Commons staff. This, from many students who had never considered […]

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  • “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
    “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 School of Music, Theatre & […]

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  • “Unity & Community” Video Studio Fall Film Series
    September 6, 7, and 8. Join us in the Duderstadt Center Video Studio for three feature length, award-winning documentaries by individuals who have dedicated themselves to finding positive responses to our most pressing issues: climate justice, racial injustice and its roots, and the survival of American democracy. Shown on the Video Studio “Big Screen”. Kiss the […]

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  • Journey of Self-Discovery
    Recent Gallery event, September 19 through 30. To experience an interesting piece of art is to feel ALIVE.  It propels one out of reality (for a moment) and transcends the spirit to a special place much like a spiritual awakening or an encounter with God. I am interested in the creative process even more than […]

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  • a2ru Online Event: Three New Exemplars for Best Practices in Arts Integration: An a2ru & ICFAD Collaborative Webinar
    Online Event (via Zoom) – Wednesday, April 13, 2022: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST (from the a2ru Connect newsletter): Please join us for an online conversation about three new exemplars for arts integration from the a2ru network, in collaboration with ICFAD (International Council of Fine Arts Deans): University of Cincinnati’s Strange Tools Lab (inspired by the work […]

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  • “growing pains” An original musical by Dana Pierangeli – performance video online
    The April 8 performance of “growing pains” is now available on Vimeo (link below). Two lifelong best friends now high school seniors begin growing apart as their lives begin diverging from their shared roots. As they deal with changing family relationships, romantic interests, mental health issues, and the looming threat of college they must ask […]

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  • April 8th: Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project Rededication
    Constructed in 1955, the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project (MMPP) was the first laboratory building constructed on the U-M North Campus. It was dedicated in 1958 as a living memorial to the 585 university alumni, students, faculty, and staff members who gave their lives in World War II, devoted to the peaceful applications of nuclear science for the […]

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  • CFE Event: “This One’s for the Girls”
    In-person event Thursday, March 10th from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Cahoots. “This One’s for the Girls”: a networking event featuring guest speaker Marianna Kerppola, Founder and CEO of Poisera. Poisera helps moms forge their own journey. Women* have been driving change, scaling heights, and breaking barriers for centuries. Come join fellow women in […]

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  • a2ru Online Event: Black Perspectives on Creativity, Trustworthiness, Welcome and Well-Being
    This event took place on March 4, 2022. Researchers from Slover Linett Audience Research discuss findings from their new report “A Place to Be Heard, A Space to Feel Held: Black Perspectives on Creativity, Trustworthiness, Welcome and Well-Being.” This webinar will also include a discussion of the report’s possible implications and impacts for the higher education sector. Registration […]

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  • Recent Event – Interarts Live Art Survey final project video now online.
    Updated December 11, 2021. The Live Art Survey course, performance art event of December 10, 2021, is now online at the Interarts Vimeo Account.  The Live Art Survey Course is part of The Interarts Performance program. The event is the culmination of a semester-long investigation of the history of performance art and experimental theater. We […]

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  • December 3, 7:30 p.m. – “Broken Reflections” – Fall 2021 Interarts Performance
    “Broken Reflections” are performances by students of the Fall 2021 Interarts Performance program in the Stamps School of Art & Design. The event will be live-streamed from the Duderstadt Center Video Studio beginning at 7:30 p.m. Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/event/1615108 Broken Reflections – Fall 2021 Interarts Performance from The Duderstadt Center on Vimeo. […]

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  • November 12, 5pm to 6:15pm – Virtual Student Venture Showcase (CFE)
    An evening of promising student projects and ventures looking to highlight their ideas and recruit new members.  Sponsored by The Center for Entrepreneurship. Twelve hand-selected projects and ventures will have 3 minutes to present their ideas and answer audience questions. This is a must attend event for those looking to network with other student entrepreneurs or to join a team. RSVP at bit.ly/ventureshowcase21 […]

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  • November 15, 2pm to 3:30pm – Leading Effective Collaborative Teams
    Graduate Student Workshop – a Virtual Event sponsored by ArtsEngine and Rackham North. This engaging, hands-on workshop is designed to give you important facilitation tools you can use to effectively lead diverse, interdisciplinary, and highly productive teams—setting your efforts up for success right from the start! Grad students can register now to attend! […]

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  • November 17: 3:30pm to 5pm – Designing Augmented Reality for Collaborative Learning
    Virtual Event sponsored by the XR Initiative. Lessons from Designing Augmented Reality for Collaborative Learning: Iulian Radu, PhD; Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Iulian Radu will discuss the intersection of immersive design and educational innovation, focusing on aspects of AR/VR collaborative learning, makerspaces, embodied cognition, and immersive software / hardware engineering. At Harvard University, […]

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  • Recent Exhibit Now Viewable Online – SEDS Space Art Competition
    Updated November 8, 2021. Works by the winners and all participants of the recent Space Arts Competition are now viewable online. The 2021 Space Art Competition was held from October 4th to October 20th of 2021. We had 35 submissions from students across the University of Michigan. The winning pieces of were selected by a […]

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