Michigan football players expressed solidarity with the victims of an attack on the Ohio State University campus early Monday morning amid a series of negative tweets about the attack that referenced Saturday’s football game.
A group of University of Michigan faculty members have developed a monitored Canvas site called Teamworks, which will allow students who do not feel safe on campus to connect with one another to walk home and around campus.
Teamworks will be open to students by permission only and interested individuals must email Anne Berg, assistant director of undergraduate studies and the primary faculty member on the project, to gain access.
The chant “No Trump, no KKK, no racist, sexist U.S.A.,” echoed throughout the University of Michigan campus Tuesday night as more than 100 students, faculty and community members attended a rally and march described as stopping “Trump’s racist vision for America.” The University chapter of BAMN — the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary — organized the event.
About 300 students and faculty gathered Monday night in the Diag for a group Isha prayers, or the fifth and final daily Islamic prayer, held by the University of Michigan Muslim Students’ Association following threats against Muslim women on campus this week.
This is part of an ongoing research profile series profiling University professors in multiple disciplines.
Unlike many University of Michigan faculty members who tend to focus on one discipline, Jim Bagian, the current director of the University of Michigan Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety, has not only worked in the engineering field, but in many medicinal fields and in outer space as well.
Immediately following President-elect Donald Trump’s unexpected victory over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, about 30 students at the University of Michigan gathered in the Diag to hold a vigil for the country and the rights of minorities.
Following Clinton’s concession of the election to Trump around 3 a.m., several groups of students brought candles to the Diag in what they said was a mechanism to cope with the election news. In addition to the gathering, students chalked the Diag with phrases such as “You belong here” and “Coexist.”
For the first time in scientific history, a team of University of Michigan Medical School researchers have found a way to prevent urinary tract infections in mice — a breakthrough which could have significant implications for UTI treatment in the future.
The way an individual perceives his or her neighborhood safety and quality is predictive of their mortality, according to a new study by Shervin Assari, psychiatric research investigator in the School of Public Health. This predictivity, however, differs between Black and white people.