Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 8:01pm
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Based on “Long Distance” by Victor Lavelle

Preface: This is an essay originally published by my high school Prize Papers collection at the end of my senior year. As a senior in college graduating in three weeks, many of the same insecurities I struggled with at the time are still with me today, which is why I decided to come back to this piece. The essay has been slightly revised from its initial version.

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 9:32pm

It’s not uncommon for students at the University of Michigan to come across a number of administration-sponsored fliers, emails and posting boards in the Diag touting the University as the Leaders and Best — a trend that spiked following this October’s release of a five-year strategic plan for diversity, equity and inclusion.

Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 11:50pm
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Hundreds of University of Michigan community members signed a petition condemning recent protests and vigils held on campus, as well as statements made by University President Mark Schlissel, over the election of Donald Trump for president.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 2:45am

Echoing the presidential election results in the state, the election for two seats on the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents remained close until the very last precinct.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:55am

Following a week of student protests over campus climate and calls for more action from University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel, Schlissel announced two new diversity initiatives Wednesday morning.

“At Michigan we are strongest when we work to solve problems and promote understanding together as one community,” Schlissel said during a leadership breakfast Wednesday in announcing the changes.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 3:32pm

Two lawsuits have been filed in the past month over an alleged sexual assault at a University of Michigan fraternity party in January 2016.

The first lawsuit, from a now-former male University student, was filed against several employees of the University of Michigan for wrongfully causing the student leave the University following the alleged assault, according to court documents.

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 6:36pm
Eric Williams, Senior Regulatory Counsel for Tesla Motors, speaks at the Automated Vehicle Conference in the Honigman Auditorium Room in Hutchins Hall on Friday morning.

The University of Michigan Law School hosted a conference Friday to discuss regulatory issues surrounding driverless car technology, featuring speakers from Google, Tesla Motors and the U.S. Department of Defense.

The conference took place throughout the day and was split into four panels tackling different issues: state versus federal regulation of autonomous vehicle operation, issues arising firm new industry coordination and technology integration, new models and risks for tort liability concerning autonomous vehicles and incentivizing innovation networks.

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 8:43pm
Graduate Student Britany Moore raised concerns regarding tuition rates and the lack of scholarships at Michigan universities in the Michigan League on Monday.

Mary Sue Coleman, University of Michigan president emerita, returned to campus Monday night to discuss accessibility in public higher education alongside current University President Mark Schlissel.

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 6:01pm

The University of Michigan is helping implement screen readers, software programs that help visually impaired students or staff use computers and phones, aiming to create a more inclusive learning environment for those with disabilities.  

Screen reader specialist Brandon Werner works with blind students to help them use screen readers, and test websites and applications on campus to see if they work with screen readers. He also helps makers of the program point out problems within the software.

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 5:40pm

University of Michigan researchers are developing a higher resolution 3D camera, after receiving a $1.2 million donation from the W. M. Keck Foundation, a charitable organization that supports science, engineering and medical research in the United States.

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