Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
Video game audio has progressed so much that artists and orchestras now contribute interactive, complex scores to the experience.
Award-winning author/illustrator Chris Van Allsburg, BFA ’72, (‘Jumanji,’ ‘The Polar Express’) relies on a simple prompt to activate his creativity: “What if…?”
’Tis the season for Mannheim Steamroller’s Chip Davis, BMus ’69, and his ‘18th-century classical rock’ renditions of holiday hits.
Dominique Morisseau (center), BFA ’00, is known as ‘Detroit’s playwright’ in NYC. The city is a main character in much of her work.
“Whenever the door opened, we would rush in,” says filmmaker Kim Ray, BA ’95, of her role executive producing the new documentary ‘Gaga: Five Foot Two.’
Michigan historic preservationist Janet Kreger, BA ’72, is a forward thinker. She’s protecting thousands of local treasures – for the future.
Author John U. Bacon, BA ’86/MA ’94, delivers a candid memoir that illuminates how late ESPN sportscaster and athlete John Saunders confronted depression.
Ann Arbor music fans hark back to 1969 and resurrect the long-dormant Ann Arbor Blues Festival.
View historic images, rare documents, vintage film, and sports memorabilia through Oct. 8.