Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 7:43pm
Ramon Rivera-Servera speaks about the Queer Latinidad community at Haven Hall on Thursday.

The University of Michigan hosted an event Thursday to discuss the lasting impact of a June 12 mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Florida where nearly 50 people were killed, on the Latino community.

The event began with a moment of silence for victims, before moving to a series of speakers.

Ramón Rivera-Servera, associate professor and chair of the Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University, spoke at the forum, highlighting his personal experience as a queer Puerto Rican.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 6:55pm

In a community-wide email Wednesday night, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced a campus-wide discussion to address racially charged posters found in Mason and Haven Halls early Monday morning.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 9:31pm
Eric Fretz sits for a portrait outside of East Hall.

These students and faculty have had a variety of unique experiences during their time in the military.

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:05pm
LSA senior and NAACP chapter president Travis Jones speaks at the Black Lives Matter protest Monday night at the Fishbowl.

More than 200 students gathered in Angell Hall at the University of Michigan for an hour Monday afternoon to protest racially charged posters found hanging in University buildings and around campus earlier in the day.

The posters included comments such as “reasons why women shouldn’t date Black men” and explanations of “race differences in intelligence.”

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:25pm
SACUA Chair Bill Schultz and Provost Martha Pollack at a SACUA meeting at the Fleming Administrative Building on Monday.

At the Senate Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Affairs meeting on Monday, University Provost Martha Pollack expressed concern after racist posters were found in University buildings and on campus that morning, while also noting the importance of free speech on campus.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 4:31pm
Joel Maier, Mott-certified child life specialist and Rev. Lindsay Bona, manager of the UMHS Spiritual Care Department with therapy dogs Denver and Anna speak with a reporter at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital on Thursday.

When you walk through some University of Michigan Health system facilities, you might meet Anna and Denver, who arrived at UMHS this July. They work full days and make rounds at the hospital, visiting different medical centers and meeting new people.

However, the two are neither doctors nor patients — they’re new hospital dogs intended to provide therapeutic services and improve the wellbeing of patients and staff throughout UMHS.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 6:44pm
Silvia Pedraza, professor of Sociology and American Culture.

This article is part of an ongoing series profiling researchers at the University of Michigan.

Silvia Pedraza, professor of Sociology and American Culture, doesn’t spend her days just giving lectures. She is currently at the forefront of social research on one of the United States’ most debated and salient public issues — refugee migration.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:58pm

The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future survey announced ------ that they found college-aged adults’ use of marijuana has continued to steadily increase since 1975, while the rate of “being drunk” has held at near 60 percent prevalence level since 2000.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 4:37pm

Men and women self-rate their health differently — and this might explain in part why women live longer — according to a recent University of Michigan study.

The study found women rate themselves as less healthy more often than men, even though women tend to live longer. The study, therefore, could predict mortality better in men who viewed themselves as extremely healthy, perhaps because they were more likely not to seek medical help.

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 8:20pm

The University of Michigan’s Board of Regents will vote Thursday on a proposed renovation and addition to the Edward Henry Kraus Building, as well as an expansion and renovation to the W.K. Kellogg Institute and Dental Building.

Proposed changes to the Kellogg Institute include renovating the building to be better prepared for future growth of academic, research and clinical programs. This project would add 37,000 gross square feet and a new freight elevator, and would address maintenance issues regarding the building’s electrical and plumbing systems.

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