Monday, January 6, 2020 - 11:16am
Alexandra Ellard, Lyss Shumaker and Kerrigan Fitzpatrick are student parents at the University of Michigan.

Described as a “hidden population” on campus, reports show that student parents make up more than 1 of every 5 undergraduate students.

Daily Staff Reporter Alice Tracey talked to several student mothers who described their challenges on campus, ranging from finances to transportation, in an effort to advocate for increased resources and support for student parents on campus.

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 2:01pm

Engineering senior Ryuji Arimoto is on the tail end of the stressful cycle of medical school applications. After multiple rounds of online applications and 10 interviews, he’s finally started to receive acceptances.

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 3:01pm

Michigan Men, a University of Michigan program designed to promote open conversations around masculine identity, is preparing to welcome its second cohort of students to a seven session series exploring definitions of manhood. The initiative was founded two years ago as a collaboration between the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center, the Office of Student Conflict Resolution and Fraternity and Sorority Life. 

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:50pm
Nobel Laureate and engineering professor Gérard Mourou speaks at a lecture and celebration at Rackham Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday afternoon at Rackham Graduate School, Gérard Mourou, 2018 Nobel Prize laureate in physics and founder of the University of Michigan Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, discussed his research on laser physics.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:25pm
Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist meets with MCity to discuss self-driving car research and its use on North Campus Wednesday.

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II toured the University of Michigan’s driverless car test and research site, Mcity, Wednesday afternoon. The visit was part of Gov.

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 1:14pm
ICE infographic

As immigration status has become an increasingly divisive political topic in recent years, student organizations and local activists are working to advocate undocumented students and Washtenaw County residents.

Local activist organization, Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights, has addressed issues of immigration enforcement by advocating for and providing support to the families of undocumented individuals who have experienced raids or deportation orders by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 7:19pm

One afternoon in late May 2017, my family and I pulled our Ford Escape into the driveway — we’d just gotten back from a short Memorial Day weekend trip — to find a small, red chicken coop sitting on our lawn.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 4:54pm
Robert Lee Mitchell shares his story at the Voices of Homelessness event in Ypsilanti Friday

The Washtenaw Housing Alliance and Shelter Association of Washtenaw County hosted the second-ever Voices of Homelessness event Friday evening in Ypsilanti, inviting community members to share their experiences with homelessness through art and storytelling.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:26pm
RWFM President Dr. Linda Lee Tarver discusses the history of the Michigan Republican Party to College Republicans at the Michigan League Wednesday night.

Linda Lee Tarver, president of the Republican Women’s Federation of Michigan, and Lawrence B. Jones III, editor in chief of Campus Reform, spoke Wednesday night in the League about Republican values, partisan politics and what it means to be a Black conservative. Sponsored by the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Republicans, the event drew about 30 audience members, mostly students.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 7:54pm
Vice President for Global Studies and CNN analyst Peter Bergen speaks on a panel on future counterterrorism challenges at the Ford School Wednesday.

A panel discussion regarding the roots of terrorism and violent extremism, the U.S. government’s current counterterrorism efforts domestically and abroad and future considerations for U.S. policymakers took place Wednesday afternoon at the Ford School of Public Policy.