Monday, Jan 30, 2012
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- 10:00 am
- Museum of Art
This is the first part of a two-part exhibition introducing exciting, recently acquired works from UMMA's collections gifted to the museum during the past five years. Recent Acquisitions: Curator's Choice, Part I presents a first look at artworks, mostly prints, drawings, and photographs by artists as diverse as Annie Leibovitz, Edward Steichen, and Rembrandt van Rijn. Carole McNamara, Senior Curator of Western Art, chose works that focus on some of the enduring and compelling themes that have occupied artists in Europe and America. One is the preoccupation with the human form as an expression of ideas, feelings, and sensations. This selection begins with the tradition of the academic nude study and progresses to embrace different genres, from both secular and religious contexts. Another selection-landscapes and cityscapes-are each opportunities for artists to speak to our relationship to the natural world-both in how we experience landscape as well as how we construct our own urban environments.
This exhibition is made possible in part by the University of Michigan Office of the Provost.
Richard R. Buery, Jr, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Children’s Aid Society
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- Lecture / Discussion (exclude)
- Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP)
- 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
- Weill Hall
- Betty Ford Classroom, 1110 Joan and Sanford Weill Hall
Richard Buery is President/CEO of The Children’s Aid Society. Founded in 1853, CAS serves 80,000 children at 45 locations in New York City and Westchester, and its Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program and National Center for Community Schools serve thousands more nationally.
Mr. Buery previously co-founded Groundwork, a nonprofit serving families in Brooklyn public housing, iMentor, a youth mentoring organization that has matched 10,000 pairs and is undergoing a national expansion, and the Mission Hill Summer Camp in Roxbury.
A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law, he has taught at an orphanage in Zimbabwe and served as campaign manager to Cambridge Mayor Kenneth Reeves, He clerked for Judge John Walker of the Federal Court of Appeals and was an attorney at the Brennan Center.
Mr. Buery has been named one of Ebony’s Thirty under Thirty, Crain’s New York Business’ 40 under 40, the Grio.com 100 and the Root 100’s African-American leaders. He has been honored by the National Council of Negro Women; the United Negro College Fund, and others. He is a member of YPO Manhattan Chapter.
The Children’s Aid Society Mission Statement The Children’s Aid Society helps children in poverty to succeed and thrive. We do this by providing comprehensive supports to children and their families in targeted high-needs New York City neighborhoods.
International Law Workshop
- 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
- Hutchins Hall
Speaker: Timothy L. Dickinson, Partner, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, Washington, DC; Professor from Practice, Business Faculty Fellow, University of Michigan Law School.
The International Law Workshop introduces today's most debated issues in international and comparative law and is intended for non-specialists. Speakers will talk for 25 minutes followed by discussion and questions. The Workshop is open to members of the University Community.
Daily Common Concerns Meeting
- 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
- Michigan Union
Whether you worry too much about school, relationships, or anything else, these sessions are designed to help you manage your stress and anxiety.