The Delta Gamma Foundation and the University of Michigan Office of Greek Life welcomed 2011 CNN Hero Derreck Kayongo Monday evening as the keynote speaker for the University’s fourth Delta Gamma Lectureship in Values & Ethics.
In line with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan’s overarching strategy to “recruit, retain and develop a diverse community,” the University of Michigan is increasing efforts to reach into the K-12 distribution across the state and attract a wider variety of applicants to the University.
In the wake of a potential visit from white supremacist Richard Spencer, a coalition of University of Michigan students, faculty and staff have established the “Have Your Speech and Eat It Too” campaign, pledging money to organizations supporting issues such as immigrant rights, emergency housing for abused women and families in Ann Arbor and food injustice for the Black community in Detroit.
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