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Fashion design meets U-M research in wearable human stem cell images

April 20, 2016

Dominic Pangborn’s artwork is always changing. He’s fearless in his approach, which is never the same twice. Over his decades-long career, the designer has received many awards and recognitions, and his signature ties are ubiquitous in the Detroit business community. Not for the wallflower, his ties, like all his designs, combine bold patterns and beautiful colors that are aesthetically pleasing and serve as statement pieces that make the wearer stand out. Now, Pangborn is making a statement about research on mental health. He has designed a new scarf and tie based on images generated by University of Michigan scientists. Those…

Taubman Art + Science: From a U-M research lab to Dante’s Inferno

April 19, 2016

The Taubman Institute is proud to host "An Evening of Art + Science" for the third consecutive year to raise funds for Emerging Scholars grants. This year’s unique gala and auction, which takes place on Thursday, April 21 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, will showcase works of art based on the lifesaving medical research of the Taubman Scholars, who have been paired with some of the region’s most talented artists to explore the process of creativity in both the studio and the laboratory. For months, leading contemporary artists and U-M physician-researchers have been exploring the intersections of discovery…

First grade “Miracle Class” earns special nickname in small Michigan town

April 19, 2016

The first grade class at St. Joseph School has become locally famous in the rural, one-stoplight…

April in Paris: Free Life Sciences Orchestra concert

April 18, 2016

If you can’t make it to Paris this spring, the U-M Life Sciences Orchestra will offer the next best thing on Sunday, April 24. And best of all, it’s free. The…

Plan to attend: 19th Annual Enriching Scholarship Conference

April 14, 2016

Registration for the 19th Annual Enriching Scholarship Conference, which runs May 2 through May 6, 2016, is now open! During this award-winning conference, UMHS faculty and staff will have the opportunity…

Internal Medicine Spring Review: May 6-7

April 13, 2016

The U-M 4th Annual Internal Medicine Spring Review course will take place May 6-7, 2016 at The Inn at St. Johns, in Plymouth, Michigan. Registration is also available for Friday only or…

Surface & Structure: Jewelry & Metals

April 13, 2016

Gifts of Art presents Surface & Structure: Jewelry & Metals by Kristine Bolhuis. Kristine Bolhuis is an independent jewelry maker working out of…

UMHS Volunteer Services Honors Distinguished Volunteers

April 11, 2016

UMHS Volunteer Services honors over 2,200 active volunteers on Monday, April 11, 2016 during National Volunteer Week.  This year’s event recognizes the volunteers who constitute “The Fabric of Our Care” at the health system.David A. Spahlinger, M.D., President, UM Hospitals & Health Centers and UM Medical Group, andExecutive Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, UMMS will present the keynote address.Two illustrious volunteer representatives will address the group: Richard “Jebb” Kirkland, a community volunteer with a 5-year history in the Emergency Department, goes beyond volunteering by serving as a trainer and mentor to new volunteers.  Sana Isaac, a UM student volunteer, began…

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