See what happened in 2022 at the Duderstadt Center

  • Hank Fleischer Exhibition
    Sculpture from File Folders 2007-2021 Duderstadt Center Gallery, December 5-22, 2022 Hank Fleischer’s 98 years of life connected him to many people through many roles. He was proud to have been a WWII vet, the author of an engineering textbook, a First® Robotics judge, a trustee of the Detroit Science Center and the Carls Foundation (carlsfdn.org), vice […]

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  • World Wide Tea
    Design for Participation [Project in Progress – Experimental Space] November 18-30, 2022 Opening Reception: Friday, November 18, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. Our UARTS Faculty Engineering/Arts Student Team (FEAST) explores current participatory design theory and practices. We are ideating, prototyping, and testing participatory design pieces to advance our understanding and application of participatory design. We understand […]

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  • Fabrication Underground! – a photo tour of the DC’s new 3D printing and fabrication space
    Fabrication Underground is an all new space designed and constructed to provide the U-M community with access to the latest 3D printing technologies, software, and other fabrication resources to transform ideas into physical reality. In addition to several new, advanced 3D printers, 3D scanners, a 60 watt laser cutter, and CNC printed circuit board cutter, […]

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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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  • Pilot Math Testing Lab opens in DC 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. The pilot lab, located in […]

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  • Vote 2022
    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 North Campus for the four weeks leading up to the November 8th midterm elections. The Creative Campus Voting Project has designed a satellite Ann […]

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  • Songs for Democracy – accepting entries through December 1st!
    November 17 Update: Entry Deadline has been extended to December 1! Songs for Democracy seeks entries of songs with (optional) accompanying cover art that will move our democracy forward. All genres accepted. Collaborations between writers, composers, performers, and visual artists encouraged. Grand prize is $3000.00. Previous Post:Join us at the Duderstadt Center from 12:00 – 7:00 […]

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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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  • Building-wide LED lighting conversion project begins in the Duderstadt Center
    A project to convert existing interior lighting throughout the Duderstadt Center to more energy efficient LED lamps has begun in the Duderstadt Center. When complete the anticipated energy savings in the DC alone could reduce the building’s contribution to carbon dioxide emissions by 190 metric tons per year. The Duderstadt Center Facilities Services team is […]

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  • DMC Staff – Temporary Relocation
    Update: September 9. 2022 Remodeling in Suite 1315 is complete. Staff and managers affected by that work have returned to the space, but are awaiting upgrades to the new phone system. Please use email to contact staff in the list below. Original post: July 7, 2022 Many of the managers and technical staff of DMC […]

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  • CVGA moves to Shapiro, Central Campus location
    After 14 years in the Duderstadt Center, the Computer and Video Game Archive is moving to the Shapiro Library on Central Campus. The move is taking place this week and the CVGA is expected to re-open its new 4th Floor location in Shapiro before the start of the Fall 2022 Semester. From a U-M Library […]

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  • Multithread
    Multithread is an interactive art exhibit highlighting spectacle, fun, and family via a mother’s kaleidoscopic quilts and her daughter’s live video collages inspired by them. Visitors get to explore a unique quilting algorithm in a variety of analog and digital modalities, from mirroring fabrics to even becoming the textile themselves! How? Find out for yourself […]

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  • “Photocracy” – ArtsEngine Event and Exhibit in the DC Gallery
    Event: Photocracy Celebration Tuesday, April 19, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Duderstadt Center Gallery. Exhibit of Photocracy images: April 19 through April 22 in the Duderstadt Center Gallery. Please save the date and join ArtsEngine for a program and reception to celebrate the work that has come from our Photocracy project including commissioned student performances and […]

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  • Living ArtsEngine Gallery Exhibit
    Updated April 18 – Project Exhibit: April 9 through April 22 in the Duderstadt Center Gallery. Join this year’s Living ArtsEngine class in the final presentations of their Creative Capstone Projects and to celebrate their hard work throughout the past year in the 11th annual Living ArtsEngine Symposium. Teams of first- and second-year undergraduate students […]

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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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  • About the the DC’s oldest neighbor: the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project
    Constructed in 1955 (adjacent to what would be the site of the Duderstadt Center), 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 […]

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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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  • 26th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners – Now Online
    Updated April 6: A complete online gallery of nearly 700 works from the The 26th Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, many recently exhibited at Duderstadt Center Gallery (March 22 through April 5, 2022), is available for viewing. Almost 300 pieces are for sale through the Prison Arts Creative Project PCAP site (the net proceeds […]

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  • Recent Online Event: “Introduction to XR technology for Live Experience”
    XR Initiative Online Event: March 24, 2022, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. Join us for “Introduction to XR Technology for Live Experience” hosted by White Light, live from their SmartStage XR stage technology, with Finn Ross, Creative Director and Founder of FRAY Studio. Extended Reality technologies and game engines, like Unreal Engine, are revolutionizing the […]

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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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  • Technology collaborations that touch every aspect of the U-M experience.
    A partnership between the Digital Media Commons’ Visualization Studio and Michigan Health enables rehabilitation patients to create and explore new virtual worlds. Donn Hilker, Clinical Director for the University of Michigan Health Rehabilitation Engineering Program, leads a team who use engineering and new technologies to increase the functional capabilities and quality of life of individuals […]

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  • UPDATE: CAEN and ITS bring Wi-Fi 6E Upgrade to the DC.
    The Duderstadt Center’s wireless network infrastructure (Wi-Fi) has been upgraded to the newest, Extended Wi-Fi 6 standard known as Wi-Fi 6E. Follow-up testing will take place this week. To report issues, or for help, contact ITS: 734-476-HELP (4357) or 4HELP@umich.edu Upgraded Wi-Fi 6E service in the DC will provide the potential for up to five […]

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  • Carrying the Torch: Rekindling Prescribed Fire in Michigan’s Prairie Peninsula
    Duderstadt Center Gallery, February 14 – 27, 2022. Fire has profoundly influenced ecosystems across the planet. It is a natural phenomenon borne of lightning, but it is also a cultural one carried in the hands of human beings. As the singular species with the ability to harness fire, it has played a fundamental role in […]

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  • 2022 Theater Design & Production BFA Portfolio Exhibition
    Duderstadt Center Gallery, January 28 – February 11, 2022. Take a peek behind the scenes of the plays, musicals and operas throughout the University of Michigan. Explore the work of our undergraduate student stage managers, technicians, and scenic, costume and lighting designers in the annual Department of Theater Design and Production Portfolio Exhibition. Visit the School […]

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  • Stamps Takeover!
    Duderstadt Center Gallery, January 17-21, 2022. Students from the Stamps School of Art & Design will occupy the Gallery in the Duderstadt Center from January 17-21. They curated and contributed all of the artwork, including 2D, 3D, video and more. Come enjoy the cake and ice cream! […]

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