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Among the Lost & Found: Collage on Panel

April 11, 2016

Gifts of Art presents Among the Lost & Found: Collage on Panel by David CrinerIn his work, David Criner transforms twentieth century collage material in pursuit of an image that celebrates the present moment. The antiquated "pop" sensibility imbued by his sourced matter is countered by gestural, spontaneous mark making, creating compositions that manage to reference the past while also feeling timeless. Criner works out of Chicago, and teaches at Northeastern Illinois University.Gifts of Art Gallery — University Hospital Main Corridor, Floor 2.1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109On display March 21-June 12, 2016Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.Website: http://www.med.umich.edu/goa/exhibits.htm

You’re invited: 2016 Breast Cancer Summit

April 8, 2016

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center experts will discuss breast cancer risks (and how you can reduce yours), as well as screening, treatment and research at a free Breast Cancer Summit…

Gifts of Art presents K-12 Group Show

April 8, 2016

Ann Arbor Public Schools has a comprehensive, nationally recognized K-12 arts education program that encourages experience in a variety of media and subject matter. They also explore artistic historical and cultural connections. Finished pieces from students in all grades will be on display in both 2D and 3D. A variety of media and styles are represented including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography and jewelry.Gifts of Art Gallery — Taubman Health Center South Lobby, Floor 1. 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109On display March 21-June 12, 2016Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.Website: http://www.med.umich.edu/goa/exhibits.htm

Gifts of Art presents Recent Work: Ceramics

April 6, 2016

Gifts of Art presents Recent Work: Ceramics by Jeri Hollister Jeri Hollister draws inspiration from her experience growing up in rural Michigan and her time as a student at the University Michigan studying art history and ceramics. She employs traditional ceramics tools and building techniques to create her horse sculptures allowing the process to be evident in the finished work. Gifts of Art Gallery — Taubman Health Center North Lobby, Floor 1. 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI  48109 On display March 21-June 12, 2016 Open daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Website: http://www.med.umich.edu/goa/exhibits.htm

How research brightens the bipolar disorder outlook

April 6, 2016

For people with bipolar disorder, the world can alternate between being a dark, depressed place, and one of infinite possibilities and manic energy. The roller coaster of moods seems to cascade…

PASQUAL Scholars Program now accepting applications for 2016-2017

April 5, 2016

APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS MAY 30The University of Michigan Medical School has established a Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Scholars Program (PASQUAL) for medical school faculty and health system staff who wish to become clinical leaders in quality and patient safety within the U-M Health System and beyond.The program is funded by the U-M Medical Group Division as a faculty development initiative administered through the Office of Faculty Affairs and run through the Department of Learning Health Sciences. The Program provides an academic and applied foundation in principles and methods for improving the quality and safety of patient care, along with…

Consumer Reports rate U-M primary care physicians’ performance

April 5, 2016

This week, Consumer Reports magazine published its first-ever ratings of physician groups. In supplements to the printed magazine mailed to subscribers in eight states, it shares easy-to-understand ratings about how well…

Gifts of Art presents Swimming Upstream: Quilts

April 5, 2016

Gifts of Art presents Swimming Upstream: Quilts by Bonnie J. Smith Self-taught textile artist, author and curator Bonnie J. Smith lives and works in San Jose, California. She attended Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis Campus (IUPUI); and Indiana Central College; and has taken Master Dyeing Classes at Dartmouth College. Smith received the 2015 NICHE Award for design, and her textile work was selected for exhibition in the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland (2016). Swimming Upstream tells her personal journey with an injury that placed her temporarily in a wheel chair, to finally finding the courage to start creating art and living life again.…

A Detroit Photographer Looks Back

April 5, 2016

Gifts of Art presents Light Begins at 40: A Detroit Photographer Looks Back by Philip DattiloIn a world beset with problems and heartache, for this retrospective, Philip Dattilo shares photographs of cheer, amusement and inspiration. A professional photographer since the 1970s, Dattilo searched through 40 years of his personal photographs as well as those for medical, architectural and industrial clients (including U-M). The search uncovered a gold mine of happy memories, suggesting “Life can sometimes be good.”  His work includes the photo booklet Enjoy Detroit, It’s Your City, a family photographic portrait for President Gerald Ford, and work on display in…