The University of Michigan’s Arts Initiative continues to move forward exploring new models for students, faculty and staff to work collaboratively within the arts and across disciplines to share knowledge resources with a bold new set of demonstration projects set to launch this fall.
The projects were selected by the initiative’s working group, which hopes they will enable experimental ways of thinking about the role of the arts for the U‑M community and the Southeast Michigan region, and to serve as exemplars for the Arts Initiative’s Startup Phase, a three-year period of exploration to determine long-term goals as the initiative enters its second year.
“The projects approved for the Arts Initiative’s Startup Phase recognize the critical role that artists and designers play in our research university setting and our world,” said Guna Nadarajan, dean of the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design and a member of the Arts Initiative Working Group.
“All of them reflect a strong commitment to social justice and community impact as well as connections and synergies with multiple disciplines in the university.”
Learn more and explore the demonstration projects in the full article published in The University Record.