U. of Michigan natural history museum reopening to public

Science 04/13/19, 10:04

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is reopening to the public in its new building.The Ann Arbor school says new exhibits will be on display to the public starting Sunday at the museum, which combines natural history with scientific research. The museum , which is part of the university's ...

Flint water crisis takes center stage in new play

Entertainment 04/04/19, 14:49

The Flint water crisis has been the subject of several documentaries and even a network drama, but now the issue is taking center stage in a new play at the University of Michigan.Playwright Jose? Casas spent nearly three years interviewing more than 80 people in order to create his new ...

Project exploring migrant deaths in US aims to go global

U.S. 03/29/19, 15:09

Hundreds of University of Michigan students filled out toe tags this week with information on each of the roughly 3,000 migrants who have died trying to sneak into the U.S. through the Sonoran Desert over the past 25 years and whose remains were found. The tags then went up on a ...

NTSB blames jammed part for accident at Michigan airport

Sports 03/07/19, 14:44

Investigators say a plane carrying the University of Michigan men's basketball team skidded off a runway in 2017 after a jammed part prevented pilots from tilting the nose upward during takeoff.The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that the pilots could not have recognized the mechanical problem on the Boeing ...

Opera singer Daniels, husband arrested on sex assault charge

U.S. 01/30/19, 16:46

A renowned opera singer and University of Michigan professor is in police custody on allegations that he and his husband in 2010 sexually assaulted a singer in Houston. Countertenor David Daniels and his spouse William A. Scott Walters were arrested Tuesday in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Texas warrants charging each of ...

University of Michigan to livestream Auschwitz music concert

Entertainment 11/29/18, 15:11

The University of Michigan plans to livestream the performance of a musical arrangement not heard in concert since prisoners performed it at Auschwitz during World War II.University officials said numerous livestream requests came from around the world after The Associated Press published a story Monday about the discovery of the ...

Michigan professor unearths inmates’ music from Auschwitz

Entertainment 11/26/18, 18:49

Patricia Hall went to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum in 2016 hoping to learn more about the music performed by prisoners in World War II death camps.The University of Michigan music theory professor heard there were manuscripts, but she was "completely thrown" by what she found in the card catalogs: Unexpectedly upbeat ...

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