The Board of Regents will have its monthly meeting at 3 p.m. April 18 in the Anderson Room, Michigan Union. To offer public comment at the meeting, sign up in advance at www.regents.umich.edu/meetings/publform.html. Public comments on agenda items will be taken prior to their consideration. Comments on nonagenda items will follow the regular business agenda. People with disabilities who need assistance should contact the Office of the Vice President and Secretary of the University in advance at 734-764-3883. For more about regents meetings, go to www.regents.umich.edu.
Gifts of Art is accepting proposals for its 2013-14 exhibit year, which begins in August. One of the first and most comprehensive arts-in-health-care programs nationwide, Gifts of Art brings art and music to U-M Health System facilities via nine galleries and more than 50 exhibits annually. Submission deadline is May 15. Go to www.med.umich.edu/goa/submissions.htm for more information.
Dr. Huda Akil, co-director of the Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, on what she can’t live without: "As a human being, affection and love. As a scientist, reading and thinking."
“The Red Silk Thread,” 7:30 p.m. April 11 and 8 p.m. April 12, Walgreen Drama Center, Stamps Auditorium.