“When you look around, I don’t want you to see Black, White, Asian. I don’t want you to wonder if a person is Democrat or Republican, gay or straight. When you look around I just want you to simply see human beings. Nothing more, nothing less.”
This is the sentiment University of Michigan alum Charles Woodson left class of 2018 graduates with Saturday morning at spring commencement. Other speakers emphasized themes of service, community and Michigan fandom.
Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan is currently launching Victors Care, a concierge medical care model aiming to deliver tailored health care access to a limited number of patients. These patients will receive specialized, convenient and optimized care with purchase of an annual membership fee to cover primary care services without copays or deductibles.
The Michigan Daily interviewed Rupert Allman, the executive producer of NPR’s daily radio show “1A,” prior to this week’s recording of the show at the University of Michigan hosted by Wallace House. Joshua Johnson, NPR’s host of “1A,” will talk on “Speak Freely: Debating the First Amendment in a Changing America.” The recording will be held Thursday at Rackham Auditorium.
University of Michigan Central Student Government President Anushka Sarkar, an LSA senior, signed the assembly’s resolution AR 7-019 that calls for the University to investigate possible divestment from companies that violate Palestinian human rights.
UPDATE: In a campus-wide email, Schlissel has confirmed the University is in talks to find a space for Spencer to speak on campus. If there is no agreement that guarantees student safety, he wrote, Spencer will not speak.
Considering the protests on campus that followed the speech from Charles Murray last month and student concerns over a possible visit from Richard Spencer, The Daily sat down with University President Mark Schlissel to address these issues, the progress the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan has made over the past year and the renaming of the C.C. Little building.
Pulitzer-Prize-winning Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold used social media throughout the 2016 presidential election to expose inconsistencies in the claims of now-President Donald Trump.
Trump insisted throughout the campaign he donated money to veterans groups, but upon contacting dozens of organizations — and documenting his finds on Twitter — Fahrenthold revealed there was no evidence to suggest Trump did so.