Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 7:11pm

A University of Michigan-led study published May 1 in the American College of Surgeons Bulletin reported partnerships between the Obstetrics and Gynecology departments of high-income academic institutions and corresponding departments of sub-Saharan African institutions have the potential to greatly improve 

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 5:45pm

Electroconvulsive therapy, also known as ECT or shock therapy, may serve as a cost-effective treatment for depression after two other interventions have failed, according to a University of Michigan study published May 9 this year.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 8:12am
The straw bale house located at the Campus Farm

A University of Michigan green building class plans to unveil a sustainably-built, straw-bale house located at the Campus Farm next Monday, May 29. Led by Joseph Trumpey, an assistant professor of art in the School of Art & Design and natural resources in the School for Environment and Sustainability, the team of about 20 students began construction on May 2 and has since spent six days a week at the build site, many of the students living in nearby tents.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:49pm

Steven Toth, a chemistry lecturer at the University of Michigan-Flint, loves to teach. According to Toth, his teaching experience at U-M Flint has been incredible, and he enjoys working with students and faculty there.

But Toth is considering leaving his job. He holds a doctorate in his field and teaches more students in the department than any other instructor, including tenured professors, but earns $28,000 a year.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 2:39pm

The vast majority of Ann Arbor voters Tuesday opted to increase the funds collected by public schools. The millage renewal proposed by the Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education passed with 76 percent in favor.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 8:37am

The University of Michigan’s Information and Technology Services announced plans last Thursday to install Wi-Fi on the Diag, providing wireless internet access to the Central Campus area surrounding the block ‘M.’

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:07pm
Lecturers and LEO supporters gather in celebration at the #RespectTheLecs Block Party at The Cube Friday.

On Friday, the expiration date of the University of Michigan’s previous contract with the Lecturers’ Employee Organization, representatives met with the University’s administration for two bargaining sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, to continue negotiating their new contract.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 7:49pm
Professor Keith Hampton speaks about "Social Media and Community: How Awareness Increases Psychological Distress and Decreases Democratic Participation" at North Quad Thursday afternoon.

This week, public attention coalesced around Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimonies admitting Facebook’s role in disseminating fake news, especially during the 2016 presidential election. As Prof. Keith Hampton from Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information explained Thursday afternoon, social media can intensify hyper-partisan views with self-selection.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 9:20pm
Panelists discuss the right to free speech on college campuses at the Graduate hotel Tuesday.

The National Center for Institutional Diversity hosted a discussion titled “Campus Inclusion and Free Expression: A Conversation with Higher Education Leaders” Tuesday night at the Graduate hotel in Ann Arbor.