Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

  1. Embracing Flint

    A new play by SMTD professor José Casas explores the embattled city and its people. Premieres in April at the Arthur Miller Theater on campus.

  2. Strike up the band

    Chances are good that if you or someone you know has taken a music class in Michigan in the last 70 years, your teacher was a U-M grad.

  3. From stage to page

    Songwriting sensations Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (both BFA ’06) ‘democratize’ Broadway and turn their musical hit ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ into a poignant novel.

  4. Music and the games people play

    Video game audio has progressed so much that artists and orchestras now contribute interactive, complex scores to the experience.

  5. All Detroit's a stage

    Dominique Morisseau (center), BFA ’00, is known as ‘Detroit’s playwright’ in NYC. The city is a main character in much of her work.

  6. Alumni shine at '17 Tony Awards

    James Earl Jones, Gavin Creel (with Bette Midler, right), Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul bask in Tony spotlight.

  7. An uncommon education: Ep 3

    Celebrate U-M’s musical legacy in ‘An Ear for Excellence,’ the latest installment in Detroit Public Television’s series about U-M history.

  8. Seven last words

    Social justice is set to music as the U-M Men’s Glee Club honors unarmed black men killed by law enforcement or neighborhood watch volunteers.

  9. Living the blues

    Students travel to the American south to experience the vibrant culture and living history of roots music – through people, places, and performance.