On Thursday afternoon, the University of Michigan Board of Regents met for the first meeting of the semester, with many representatives of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization and Stop Spencer voicing their concerns during public comments.
While most University of Michigan students were preparing to watch the 52nd Superbowl last Sunday, LSA sophomore Alex Mullen, Rackham student Richard Nunn and other members from the Latinx Alliance for Community Action, Support and Advocacy had a different task at hand — finalizing their list of demands to the administration.
In response to the biasincidentsthat have taken place on the University of Michigan campus, the Dean of Students office is launching the Response, Education and Awareness Community Taskforce (REACT) with Respect initiative.
Tuesday afternoon, the University of Michigan’s Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs announced Krishna Han will serve as its new associate director. Han’s position will begin on Jan. 29, he fills the office previously held by former associate director Linh Nguyen.
The Daily sat down with University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel to get his take on sexual assault charges against ex-USA gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, ongoing negotiations with white supremacist Richard Spencer and protections for
Larry Nassar, the former doctor for US Gymnastics and Michigan State University, is the defendant in three criminal cases –– two in state courts and one in federal court –– for possession of child pornography and sexual abuse of over one hundred athletes whose medical treatment he was responsible for. Nassar received a degree in kinesiology from the University of Michigan in 1985, and worked with the University’s football and track and field teams while he was a student.
Monday afternoon, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel was awarded Rainbow PUSH’s Let Freedom Ring Award for his efforts to make college more affordable — specifically through efforts such as the Go Blue Guarantee and the
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel was honored Monday evening as one of four recipients of the Let Freedom Ring Award at the Cobo Center in Detroit. The award was presented by the Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project, an organization founded by civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson that seeks to promote participation by people of color in the economic growth of the global automotive industry.