There are more than , living alumni of the University of Michigan. See List of University of Michigan arts alumni. At the time of its dedication, the plaza was near the engineering program's facilities, but the College of Engineering has since been moved. The campus plaza honoring them remains. The Apollo 15 astronauts left a word plaque on the moon establishing its own chapter of the University of Michigan Alumni Association.
Dick Steiner - Magician/Mentalist - Bio
Katherine L. "Kitty" Rich
In a career that spanned more than five decades, he composed "some of the most recognizable and memorable themes in Hollywood history", including over original movie scores, as well as scores for nearly 80 television productions. Bernstein won an Oscar for his score to Thoroughly Modern Millie and was nominated for 14 Oscars in total. Contrary to popular assumption, he was not related to the celebrated composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein , but the two men were friends. During his childhood, Bernstein performed professionally as a dancer and an actor, in the latter case playing the part of Caliban in The Tempest on Broadway , and he also won several prizes for his painting. He attended Manhattan's progressive Walden School and gravitated toward music at the age of twelve, at which time he was given a scholarship in piano by Henriette Michelson, a Juilliard teacher who guided him throughout his entire career as a pianist. She took him to play some of his improvisations for composer Aaron Copland , who was encouraging and selected Israel Citkowitz as a teacher for the young boy. Elmer Bernstein's music has some stylistic similarities to Copland's music, most notably in his western scores, particularly sections of Big Jake, in the Gregory Peck film Amazing Grace and Chuck , and in his spirited score for the film adaptation of Erskine Caldwell 's novel God's Little Acre.
Later, she finished her education earning her Bachelor degree in Education which enabled her to teach, which was her true love. Jean taught Kindergarten in the Mansfield City Schools for 22 years encouraging, loving and helping young minds. Jean loved her church and her many church friends.
Get a fresh start. A furore has erupted over a men-only fundraising dinner in London for the Presidents Club charity after an FT investigation revealed hostesses at the event were groped, sexually harassed and propositioned. Here is the FT coverage of the event and its aftermath.