Monday, March 7, 2016 - 3:46pm

The bill, introduced by state Sen. Rick Jones (R — Grand Ledge) last May, aims to address the issue of underage drinking by changing first-offense MIPs from a misdemeanor to a civil infraction. If passed, only after the first offense will a minor in possession charge become a misdemeanor, decreasing consequences for minors found in possession of alcohol.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 7:30pm
A timeline of University stem cell research

With the aim of treating conditions such as diabetes, Alzheimer’s and some types of cancers, the University of Michigan’s stem cell research program has advanced exponentially over the past eight years, making it a state leader in the area.

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 7:18pm
Professor David E. Meyer, director of the Brain, Cognition, and Action Laboratory, gives his Henry Russel Lecture on advances in Mathematical Psychology and Cognitive Science in Rackham Amiphitheater on Monday.

David Meyer — this year’s Henry Russel lecturer as presented by University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel — dissected the process of thinking and discussed the importance of idea creation during his lecture at Rackham Amphitheatre on Monday.

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 5:04pm
Special precautions are being taken at South Quad and other University dining halls to prevent the spread of contagious illnesses.

Over the past few days students have expressed concerns about the University's speed in notifying them of the virus, as well as accommodations for sick students.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 3:35pm
Teens and Social Media

According to the study, the availability of social media at nearly every teen’s disposal through smartphones and other electronics has given them the ability to electronically harass their partners and express insecurities regarding their relationships.

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 11:34am
Facts on concussions

“The helmets that we’re using weren’t designed to protect the brain; they were designed to prevent skull fracture,” Arruda said.

Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 6:28pm

Giving patients smaller doses of prescription opioid painkillers may prevent overdoses, according to a recent University study.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 11:12pm
Director of Dining Steven Mangan addresses the Central Student Government on topics regarding during their meeting on Tuesday night.

Central Student Government voted to open South Quad early on the Saturday after St. Patrick's day at their meeting Tuesday night.

St. Patrick’s Day:

CSG passed a resolution to allocate $1,000 out of the Legislative Discretionary budget to fund opening a dining hall earlier on Saturday, March 19. South Quad will open at 9 a.m. instead of 10:30 a.m., according to the resolution.

Members of CSG said they introduced the resolution because they believe St. Patrick’s Day is a high-­risk drinking holiday.

Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 3:46pm
Vice President Research: S. Jack Hu

After serving as interim in the role for almost two years, Jack Hu, the University’s current vice president for research, was approved for a three-year appointment, effective Jan. 1, 2016 through Dec. 31, 2018, in December.

Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 12:23pm

Originally, Flux high-powered computing resources were only available for faculty members and graduate students working on postdoctoral research. However, the resource has been extended to include undergraduates who have a research activity that could require and benefit from using Flux.