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Daily news blog.

December 18, 2014 - 1:28am

University announces naval engineering minor

BY CARLY NOAH

University students interested in incorporating concepts of marine engineering into their degree now have a chance with a new minor in naval engineering, offered by the College of Engineering.

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December 18, 2014 - 1:23am

National Academy of Inventors inducts University professors

BY NABEEL CHOLLAMPAT

Three University professors have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.

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December 16, 2014 - 5:47pm

Reports: Michigan Review columnist's door vandalized with threatening notes

BY EMMA KERR

Police surveillance video released Sunday showed a group of female students vandalizing the doorway of LSA junior Omar Mahmood’s apartment with threatening notes.

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December 16, 2014 - 1:11am

Ford School dialogue discusses race and police brutality

BY ALYSSA BRANDON

The Ford School of Public Policy community gathered Monday afternoon to discuss recent events in Ferguson, Mo. and Staten Island, New York, where grand juries decided not to indict police officers responsible for the deaths of unarmed Black men.

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December 12, 2014 - 7:48pm

Peters assigned to Commerce, Homeland Security committees in U.S. Senate

BY EMMA KINERY

Amanda Allen/Daily

U.S Rep. Gary Peters (D—Detroit), the incoming junior senator for Michigan, has received his Senate committee assignments

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December 10, 2014 - 3:15am

In Other Ivory Towers: Stanford University cited for health violations

BY CARLY NOAH

Stanford University cited for health regulations after laser show

The U.S. Department of Energy accused Stanford University of four violations of worker safety and health regulations, the Stanford Dailyreported Monday.

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December 8, 2014 - 11:42pm

University clinician to lead oncology organization

BY JACK TURMAN

A University clinical director will serve as the next president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a professional organization comprising more than 35,000 physicians dedicated to treating cancer.

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December 8, 2014 - 11:40pm

Edwards Brothers property almost ready for University construction

BY JACK TURMAN

With Edwards Brothers Malloy nearly moved out of its old digs, it won’t be long before work can begin on the athletics performance space planned for the South State Street site.

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December 8, 2014 - 11:37pm

MLK Symposium schedule

BY JACK TURMAN

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, a social justice activist and organizer, will deliver the keynote lecture at the University’s 29th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium on Jan. 19.

The lecture is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in Hill Auditorium and will kick off several campus activities planned for the day.

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December 8, 2014 - 1:25am

This Week in History: Regents oppose new system of 'U' governance

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Thirty years ago this week (Dec. 8, 1984)

The University’s Board of Regents came out in strong opposition to a proposal that sought to replace elected state university governing bodies with appointed boards.

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December 4, 2014 - 1:10pm

Mason fire alarm set off by burning popcorn

BY MAX RADWIN

At approximately 11:55, a fire alarm went off in Mason Hall, forcing students, faculty and staff to evacuate the building.

According to University police spokesperson Diane Brown, the alarm was set off by someone making popcorn.

At approximately 12:20, Brown said the building was clear, and student re-entered the building.

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December 4, 2014 - 1:04pm

Student Voice: A perfect pitch

BY CARLY NOAH

LSA freshman Kyle Lefkowitz, a New York native, is a member of the all-girls a cappella group the Sassy Sirens.

Did you know that you were going to do a cappella when you came to Michigan?

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November 30, 2014 - 9:27pm

This Week in History: State rep. pushes for student inclusion on governing boards

BY SHOHAM GEVA

29 years ago this week (Dec. 5, 1985)

State Rep. Perry Bullard (D–Ann Arbor) said he was planning to introduce a bill early in 1986 to provide at least one seat for students on each of the governing boards for state universities.

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November 26, 2014 - 12:33am

In Other Ivory Towers: UVA students address sexual assault, national media attention

BY CARLY NOAH

Student leaders at the University of Virginia held a press conference Monday to address media attention that has placed the university’s sexual assault response procedures under heightened scrutiny, The Cavalier Daily reported Monday.

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November 25, 2014 - 12:12am

Thanksgiving reminders

BY GENEVIEVE HUMMER

Thanksgiving Break is fast approaching. Classes end Nov. 26 at 5 p.m. and resume Dec. 1. Before students return home, here are a few holiday-related reminders:

Students living off campus:
-Close all windows and keep heat running to prevent pipes from freezing.
-Lock all doors and windows.
-Store and conceal all valuables.
-Unplug small appliances to prevent overheating.

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