Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 6:31pm
Jim Bagian, director of the center for health engineering and patient safety on Wednesday.

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.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 3:38am
LSA sophomore David Schuberth embraces LSA freshman Sonny Newman on the Diag early Wednesday morning after Donald Trump was announced president-elect.

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.”

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 3:12pm

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.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 2:33pm

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.

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 10:02pm
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For the second time in two days, University of Michigan Department of Public Safety and Security officers were called to the Diag Monday night to respond to student concerns about a man seen carrying an Islamic State flag and dressed in a thwab, a traditional Arab garment.

The man was first seen and approached by the police Sunday night.

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 7:44pm

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump campaigned in Grand Rapids and Warren Monday, highlighting a closing gap between him and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 5:31pm
University president Mark Schlissel speaks at a SACUA meeting in the Fleming building on Monday.

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel discussed anti-Black and anti-Islam posters hung around campus recently at the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs meeting Tuesday, praising faculty response.

Faculty members also expressed concerns about the recently launched University Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan, with some characterizing it as a quota system for increasing diversity.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 9:44pm
Rackham student Abbhinav Muralidharan, Engineering senior and Engineering Student Government President Rebekah Andrews, and Rackham student Chris Reynolds facilitate the Engineering Student Government review at Chesebrough Auditorium on Thursday.

About 15 student leaders from organizations in the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering gathered Thursday night in Chesborough Auditorium on North Campus to hold a student-led review of the University President Mark Schlissel’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan.

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 8:49pm
University of Michigan Housing residential advisors and other staff members hold signs that read "You Belong Here" as they gather at the final meeting point of the march on the Diag Monday.

About 400 University of Michigan Housing residential advisers, peer academic success specialists, diversity peer educators and other staff members participated in three collaborative marches across Central Campus, North Campus and the Hill Neighborhood Monday evening.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 6:19pm

LSA junior Heather Martin was just 17 when her older sister Angie fatally overdosed in their family home, following a seven-year struggle with opiate addiction.

Martin said her sister, throughout her life, was always a bubbly, amiable person. As her addiction continued, though, instead of family remaining a priority as it always had been, getting her next bigger and better “high” took over, until one day — July 10, 2014 — they found a needle next to her unresponsive body.

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