College of Literature Science and the Arts

  1. Alum Meagan Dunn takes career in public service to nonprofit serving homeless youth

    I’ve always considered it a blessing that ever since I graduated from U-M, I’ve worked in municipal or nonprofit mission-based work… I really considered it quite an honor to be able to take everything that I’ve done within my career to bring me to this point.”

    ~ Meagan Dunn

  2. Angela Dillard named first vice provost for undergraduate education

    Angela D. Dillard, the Richard A. Meisler Collegiate Professor of Afroamerican and African Studies and in the Residential College, and chair of the Department of History in LSA, has been appointed to the new role and will begin Jan. 1.

  3. Q&A: Fatema Haque embroiders leaders through teaching and fiber art

    “When I talk about leadership with my students, we’ve talked a lot about social identities. We interrogate the history of leadership studies and we complicate that picture to be more inclusive of the people who actually make up our institutions today.”

    ~ Fatema Haque, U-M lecturer and program manager

  4. Symposium on the egalitarian metropolis looks towards an inclusive recovery for Detroit

    The symposium, hosted by the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, is the culmination of the Michigan-Mellon Project on the Egalitarian Metropolis. Sessions are open to the entire University of Michigan community and beyond.

  5. Alum Malika Pryor curates an exhibit and arts initiative in her hometown

    Malika Pryor grew up taking part in Detroit-based arts advocacy programs led by women family members and Black community leaders. She’s highlighting these women in a new exhibition, which runs through December at the Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit.

  6. Alum J.P. Jerome and friends’s winning formula for Detroit City Distillery

    Co-owner J.P. Jerome has been friends with his seven business partners since early childhood and credits that strong bond as a large part of the success of the distillery. Each partner brings unique strengths to the table, and a lifetime of cooperation and collaboration has led to the continued growth of the business.

  7. Digital Exhibit: The Detroit River and the University of Michigan

    As a commercial artery, the Detroit River built and bankrolled U-M; as the site of major engineering projects, it inspired the university’s pioneering naval architecture program; as an international border, it drew university alumni into the Underground Railroad’s anti-slavery networks; and as a damaged but recovering ecosystem, it continues to inspire the university’s ecology and sustainability research.

  8. Immersive Semester in Detroit Program expands opportunity to all U-M campuses, providing transformational learning experiences 

    Students are encouraged to be mindful of their identities when entering a space they’re not from, and to always lead with a respect for the work that is already being done. 

  9. Power of Place: Transformational experiences on the Detroit River thanks to Skiff and Schooner Program

    “We hope it  is an experience of wonder and joy and delight. Just being out there on the water, enjoying the bounty, the beauty of the river, can have a lastingly powerful effect in itself on people’s sense of connection with their place in the world.”

    ~ David Porter, U-M English professor