Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 8:41pm
Majd Abdulghani

Growing up, life sciences researcher Majd Abdulghani watched her mother overcome the various obstacles she faced as a Muslim female scientist working toward her Ph.D. in London. With her mother’s determination and bravery in mind, Abdulghani will have the opportunity to return to England to pursue her own doctoral degree in genetics as Saudi Arabia’s very first Rhodes Scholar.

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 4:19pm

As the winter semester at the University of Michigan draws near, students have begun scheduling, turning to course registration tools to help plan their upcoming semester. One of these newest resources students have begun utilizing is Coursicle, which works with students to create a schedule for the upcoming term by allowing instant class filtering, visual schedule planning and notifying them when seats open up in a certain class. At the University, Coursicle has recently gained traction with about 500 current student users.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 6:42pm
The Daily’s data estimates PSYCH 225 is the only course in LSA that uses a true normal distribution centered at B-/C+.

This is the first installment in a series of articles from The Michigan Daily that explore course evaluation and grade data at the University. To explore the data on your own, visit

When one LSA junior signed up for Psychology 225: Psychology of Human Sexuality, she did not realize she was about to take the course with the worst grade distribution in the entire college of LSA. 

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 5:17pm
The minor is made up of one foundation class, three electives, a field internship and a final capstone course.

Engineering sophomore Radu Tolontan and Education senior Nick Maternowski may come from different colleges at the University of Michigan, but they share appreciation of the School of Education’s new Education for Empowerment minor. 

“I don’t think it’s for LSA students, I don’t think it’s for Arts students, I don’t think it’s for Engineering students,” Tolontan said. “I think it’s a minor for pretty much anybody who likes working with people and bringing power to people.”

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 6:05pm

LSA senior Haley Richardson did not consider herself a programmer before receiving an email about a new computer science class. But the introductory-level course released at the University of Michigan this semester, EECS 198: Discover Computer Science, moved her to see new opportunities coming her way.

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 9:13pm
Sociology professor Sandra Levitsky, recipient of the 2018 Golden Apple Award, gives her 'last lecture' on "Sociology and the Political Power of Optimism" at the Golden Apple Awards ceremony in Rackham Auditorium Monday.

In her last lecture, Sandra Levitsky, an associate professor in the Sociology Department, presented “Sociology and the Political Power of Optimism.” That is, the topic outlined her “ideal last lecture” — an annual event held Monday evening for this year’s Golden Apple Award Ceremony and recipient, Levitsky. 

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 9:10pm
University President Schlissel answers questions about recent recommendations to rename C.C. Little, addressing sexual assault on campus and how the University is adapting to gun violence at the Fleming Administration Building Monday.

The Michigan Daily and University President Mark Schlissel met Monday afternoon to discuss the University of Michigan’s role in responding to national movements concerning sexual misconduct and gun violence.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:37pm

Nearly two months after the Latinx Alliance for Community Action, Support and Advocacy released a list of demands for the University of Michigan to take to ensure a more supportive environment for the Latinx community, students see gradual progress on certain demands but encounter an overall lack of urgency in support of institutional change.

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 10:41pm
CSG held a debate for those running for executive CSG positions at the Michigan Union Monday night.

Parties running for executive positions on University of Michigan Central Student Government met Monday night and discussed their platforms in a debate hosted by CSG in the Rogel Ballroom of the Michigan Union. The presidential and vice presidential candidates from MVision, MomentUM, True Blue, eMpower, aMplify, Let’s Keep Michigan Time, Defending Affirmative Action Party and Serfdom USA discussed their party platforms and their goals for the upcoming year.