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.
On Thursday evening, over seven hundred delegates, staff members and advisors gathered together in the University of Michigan's Rackham Auditorium for the 31st Model United Nations at the University of Michigan Conference Opening Ceremony. The conference is run by University undergraduates, and offers high school students from 37 high schools across the country an opportunity to deepen their understanding of international affairs.