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Arts & Culture

Haley Geffen with Denard Robinson

From super fan to Super Bowl

Emmy-winning director Haley Geffen, BA ’99, takes her creative playbook to one of the biggest fields in sports today.


M is for MAD

MAD magazine’s Sam Viviano, BFA ’75, reflects on how he became (or still dreams of becoming) a rich and famous illustrator.

Niki Serras, Alisha Serras, and Brian Gamache. (Image courtesy of the Serrases.)

The kitchen is open

“Kitchen sisters” Niki Serras, BA ’06, and Alisha Serras, MSW ’06, grew up in their father’s Main Street restaurants. Who better to trust with your kitchen redesign?

The Way it Is by Rafael DeJesus

Prison arts work

For 25 years, the Prison Creative Arts Project has inspired inmates statewide to mine fertile, creative territory and create bold, original work.


Welles in his own words


It was an archivist’s dream come true recently when the U-M Library staff unearthed portions of a raw draft of Orson Welles’ incomplete, unpublished memoir.


Tiger by the tale

Bookish historian Alice Dalligan, AM ’48/AMLS ’51, became a bona fide baseball nut when sportscaster Ernie Harwell donated his archive to the Detroit Public Library in ’66.