Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 1:41am
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Editor's note: This article has been updated to include statements made by University President Mark Schlissel and Rob Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion.
 
Anti-Latinx and pro-Trump graffiti were found on the Rock—an iconic University of Michigan landmark on Hill St and Washtenaw Ave frequently painted by students—Friday afternoon.
 
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 4:28pm
A woman stands next to a fallen house in Detroit in July of 1967.

Erin McBrien remembers Detroit as quiet for most of the summer of 1967. Her father’s position as a police officer required the family live within the city’s confines.

“We were not in the thick of things,” McBrien said. “We were on the outside edges. Of course, we didn’t go down in that area … We were kids. It was quiet in our neighborhood.”

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 7:50pm
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Racial discrimination during one’s youth can predict long-term negative mental health consequences in Black men, one University of Michigan researcher found. However, these consequences later in life differ between males and females.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 8:24pm
Dr. Eva Feldman announced that she will step down from her position as director of the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute.

Eva Feldman has been at the forefront of the University of Michigan’s stem cell research for decades. Since receiving her M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University and, later, becoming director of research for the University Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Clinic and director of the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute, Feldman has conducted her research with one thing in mind: finding a cure for ALS.

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 12:47pm
Students celebrate their graduation at the 2017 Bicentennial Commencement at the Big House on Saturday.

This year’s University of Michigan commencement ceremony was initially met with some dissatisfaction from the Class of 2017 as the celebrations included a series of musical performances, a multimedia presentation and alumni awards to pay special tribute to the University’s bicentennial, rather than a featured speaker.

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 9:01pm
Kevin Graffagnino is the director of the Clements Library.

It was a dismal, Michigan morning — cloudy, with raindrops that didn’t warrant the use of an umbrella but were heavy enough for me to put up my sweatshirt hood — and it was my first semester at the University of Michigan when I went to the Bentley Historical Library on North Campus for the first time. I had been forced into familiarity with the buses going to the University’s separate campus — I had an 8:30 a.m. class on North four days a week and knew how to navigate the often daunting system. I arrived at the library after a quick trip on one such bus.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 7:33pm
A group of undergraduates developed this prototype that measures a patient's pre-treatment hemostasis.

The engineering and medical fields came together when five University of Michigan undergraduates teamed up to contribute to modern medicine with a device that can give the same data as a $30,000 machine in one-fifth of the time.

Sanguis Diagnostics, also called Team 805, is a group of students who have developed the product HeRM — hemoretractometer — a device that can measure a patient’s pre-treatment hemostasis, or natural blood-clotting abilities.

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:35pm
University President Mark Schlissel speaks about the "Evolving Bargain between Research Universities and Society" at the President's Bicentennial Colloquium at Rackham Auditorium on Thursday.

Covering issues such as higher education and influencing change through academia, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel highlighted on Thursday what he considers the importance of being a research institution socially, economically and internationally.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:05pm
Bentley Historical Library Director Terrence J. McDonald discusses the importance of University history at the unveiling of the Michigan Daily archive in the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library on Thursday.

Twelve decades of student reporting, 316 volumes of breaking coverage and 200,000 pages of University of Michigan news were revealed Thursday night as the Bentley Historical Library unveiled 125 years’ worth of digitized archives of The Michigan Daily.

The Daily has been a facet on campus since 1890 and has covered both national and local issues such as politics, social movements, higher education and changing demographics of the University.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 12:30pm
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The Latinx Social Work Coalition has sent a letter and SCOPE, Student Community of Progressive Empowerment — a student-led organization aiming to protect undocumented and ”DACAmented” students at the University  — has released a statement in regards to the presence of Customs and Border Protection agents at Tuesday’s Spring Career Expo.

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