Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Monday, May 17, 2010

A series of videos titled “Why Make Art?” are part of the School of Art and Design’s PLAY Gallery. They feature faculty and guest artists from Art and Design talking about what draws them to be artists.

Little recommended for third five-year term as Dearborn chancellor
UM-Dearborn Chancellor Daniel Little has been recommended for reappointment to a third five-year term beginning July 1, by President Mary Sue Coleman. The Board of Regents will vote on the reappointment at its monthly meeting Thursday. Little has served as chancellor since 2000, and will become the longest serving chancellor once he begins his third term.

Donors of American culinary history collection to be honored
Janice and Daniel Longone, whose collection of more than 20,000 items relating to American culinary history is kept at the Clements Library, will be honored June 8 in a ceremony at the Hatcher Graduate Library. Their donation transforms U-M’s culinary collection into one of the most extensive scholarly resources on the subject of American food, cooking and rituals.

Traffic advisories related to construction and street projects
Road resurfacing and ongoing construction projects are temporarily affecting traffic patterns and prompting detours around campus. East Washington and South State streets will be affected this week. The traffic implications for that project and others are detailed on the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Web site.

The Michigan Difference

A tale of two cities
In a new series, "Rebuilding Detroit's Schools: A Tale of Two Cities," Michigan Radio will examine the challenges faced by Detroit Public Schools and how the city can learn from the reform strategies being used in New Orleans. These reports will air Monday-Friday for the next two weeks at 5:20 a.m., 7:20 a.m., and 4:50 a.m. during “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered.”