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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jay Crisostomo, assistant professor of assyriology, studies the languages and history of Mesopotamia with a focus on the information old texts reveal about communication and social structure in the ancient Middle East. Though several University of Michigan grants and one external organization sufficiently fund his research, Crisostomo said finding funding for humanities rese
In 1971, Philip Zimbardo, a psychology professor at Stanford University, constructed a fake jail in the basement of the university. He filled the prison with 21 college-age male volunteers, 10 designated “prisoners” and 11 designated “guards.”
In a $2.35 billion cash deal announced Aug. 2, Ann Arbor-based internet security company Duo Security will be acquired by Cisco Systems, a multinational information technology and networking corporation based in San José.