The University of Michigan Library will partner with the national oral history organization StoryCorps to record and preserve stories from the U-M community during the Fall Festival bicentennial celebration.
Taubman Health Sciences Informationist Marisa Conte co-led a team of U-M researchers that found growth in China's investment and influence in biomedical research as well as in discoveries and advancements by teams that involve researchers from multiple countries. Read more about the team's findings at Michigan Medicine News, or in the team's paper published in JCI Insight.
The music to the song “Happy Birthday to You” consists of just a few stanzas, and the lyrics contain only five words, not including the name of the celebrant. And yet it is estimated to have earned $50 million dollars since its creation, making it the highest earning single song in history.
"Ah, Lisu," Nujiang State Nationality Song and Dance Ensemble, 1993
By Lynne Raughley
Dance has been an important aspect of Chinese life since ancient times. A new collection at the University of Michigan Library provides a unique resource for the study of Chinese dance and its integral and shifting role in Chinese history, culture, and politics.