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Week of February 21, 2011

Record Update Recap

These items ran in recent editions of the Record Update. To find specific issues of the Update, go to ur.umich.edu/update/archives.


MONDAY, Feb. 14

Michael Daugherty, professor of music composition, won Best Classical Contemporary Composition, and an album with two of his works won other Grammy Awards.

❚ www.montage.umich.edu/2011/02/u-ms-daugherty-up-for-grammys/#more-4656

The Office of University and Development Events is conducting a competition to select the student speaker at Spring Commencement.

❚ www.umich.edu/~gradinfo/spring/graduates/speaker.html

TUESDAY, Feb. 15

A water main break over the weekend has closed Beal Avenue to truck traffic, between Hayward Street and Bonisteel Boulevard, until further notice.

❚ pts.umich.edu/news/index.php?news_id=149

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 16

Students from the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise are helping create a solution for challenges facing some of Michigan’s poorest cities.

❚ www.snre.umich.edu/newsroom/2011-02-10/erb_institute_students_to_help_michigan039s_quotcities_of_promisequot_save_money

THURSDAY, Feb. 17

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will present the 2011 Goff Smith lecture, The Interface of Energy and Geopolitics, on March 30 at Rackham Auditorium.

❚ www.engin.umich.edu/newscenter/feature/goffsmith/index.html

FRIDAY, Feb. 18

Take a virtual tour of ongoing work at the Law School’s new academic building and Robert B. Aikens Commons.

❚ www.law.umich.edu/multimedia/slideshows/Documents/newbldg111.html

 

STAFF SPOTLIGHT

Amanda Krugliak, arts curator, Institute for the Humanities, on returning to Ann Arbor: “I love where I’ve landed. Perhaps I don’t know what’s coming next, and I never expected to find myself back here, but I have a sense of what matters.”

EVENTS

The School of Art & Design Emeritus Faculty Exhibition is presented from noon-7 p.m. through Feb. 25 at Work • Ann Arbor, 306 S. State St.

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