Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 4:50pm
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On March 23, University President Mark Schlissel notified the University of Michigan community that spring and summer terms classes would be conducted remotely. Despite the move to continue online instruction, tuition for the spring/summer terms will remain the same, University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald told The Daily. 

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 5:06pm
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As backpacking — the period when students select potential classes prior to officially registering — quickly approaches for the fall term, many students are awaiting their enrollment appointment time, which goes live on March 30 at 8 a.m. on Wolverine Access. Undergraduate students will receive an enrollment appointment that occurs somewhere between April 6-17. 

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 3:49pm
One of the historical houses on E. Huron St. that could be demolished to make way for a new College of Pharmacy building.

Three historic homes located on the corner of East Huron Street and Glen Avenue, currently owned by the University of Michigan, may be demolished for a new College of Pharmacy, according to November 2019 advertisement for the sale and removal of the houses. 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 9:33pm
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After the Ann Arbor City Council voted to consider banning dedicated rental houses, Airbnb owners and students who rely on the service expressed disappointment at what they considered an unjust and misinformed decision on the part of the council. 

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 6:13pm
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A team of University of Michigan faculty and students have created iGYM, an augmented reality system allowing both able-bodied individuals and those with mobile disabilities to engage in physical games together. 

iGYM is designed to mimic physical sports by projecting an interactive court onto the floor. It can host multiple games featuring virtual goals and balls. Players interact with the projections to virtually kick and pass the ball to score goals.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 5:23pm
Hummus Sababa opened on Packard Street November 6.

Hummus Sababa, a new pop-up restaurant hosted by York Food & Drink (formerly Morgan & York), opened on Nov. 6 in Ann Arbor. The vegetarian-friendly restaurant is located at 1928 Packard Street and features a variety of hummus bowl options, including plain, tahini, masabcha, mushroom and garlic. 

York owner Elan Ruggill said “Sababa” is a very common Hebrew word, which is why they included it in the restaurant’s name.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:20pm
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Instead of seeing the Goodyear blimp from 1,500 feet below on game day, people now have a chance to spend a night in the aircraft. In honor of the 150th anniversary of college football, Airbnb is offering two fans the opportunity to stay aboard the Goodyear blimp in anticipation of the University of Michigan versus Notre Dame football game.

 

Airbnb spokesperson Jinny deCarlos Davoudi wrote in an email to The Daily that Goodyear was very interested in partnering with the company.

 

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 4:59pm
Rachel Niemer, Director for Outreach and Access at the Center for Academic Innovation, discusses the mission of the DEI projects at an event hosted by the Center for Academic Innovation in Palmer Commons Tuesday

The Center for Academic Innovation held an event Tuesday afternoon recognizing academic teams for their spring projects centered around diversity, equity and inclusion. This was the first in a series of six events, featuring eight teams giving a brief overview of their DEI project and how their project will serve specific groups on campus, ranging from undocumented students to the LGBTQ community.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 4:08pm
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On March 21, reports from the University of Michigan Research and Animal Care and Use offices found that 11,548 zebrafish were poisoned by bleach, 53 mice died of dehydration, while others were given gastrointestinal cancer and a mutant rabbit went missing from University animal testing laboratories between March 2018 and September 2018.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 6:55pm
City Councilmember Zach Ackerman, D-Ward 3, has supported development efforts but praised the city for refusing to sell to student housing developer Trinitas.

As the University of Michigan continues to increase enrollment, multiple new student housing developments in Ann Arbor have been proposed for the coming year. Triad Real Estate Partners reported that off-campus housing occupancy for students last fall sat at 98.3 percent, compared to a national average of 95.2 percent. This demand for student housing continues to grow, according to the report from Triad Real Estate Partners.