Reflections from a Michigan Humanities programs assistant

In late August, 2020, our staff team bid farewell to Hanna Espie, the Michigan Humanities Programs Assistant who joined us in late 2018. Hanna is embarking on a new adventure in a graduate program for Ecological Economics at the University of Edinburgh, and we are...

Meet Michigan Humanities’ University of Michigan interns

For several years, Michigan Humanities has been fortunate to partner with exceptional students from the University of Michigan’s Rackham Public Engagement Internship Program. As noted on the program website, these internships “provide resources for Rackham...

Watch Our Winning 2020 Poetry Out Loud Student Video Recitations

Even though we were unable to host an in-person 2020 Michigan Poetry Out Loud State Finals, we asked this year’s POL school champions to submit their recitations through video so they could share their hard work with the community. Students had the opportunity...

Meet our 2020 Poetry Out Loud Essay Contest Winners

This spring, Michigan Poetry Out Loud students and teachers took part in online workshops with poets and educators and continued to share the power of poetry with us through written and spoken words, despite the cancellation of the in-person State Finals. To help...
Labor Days: A History of Work

Labor Days: A History of Work

Raven Hill Discovery Center’s mission is to provide a place that enhances hands-on and lifelong learning for all ages by connecting science, history and the arts. Raven Hill is the only place in northern lower Michigan where children and adults can link science,...

Meet Marcel ‘Fable’ Price and Rachel Gleason from The Diatribe

Last month, we were happy to virtually host the Poetry Out Loud teacher workshop session with Marcel ‘Fable’ Price and Rachel Gleason from The Diatribe, which facilitates after-school programs, assemblies, and creative writing workshops rooted in poetry in...
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