Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 9:10pm
The Trans Care town hall, a group of health care providers at UHS specifically trained in providing affirming care to trans and non-binary patients, come together to discuss "The Power to Consent"  Wednesday evening

University of Michigan students gathered at the University Spectrum Center Wednesday evening for a town hall discussion on creating a plan to implement an informed consent model for gender-affirming care at University Health Services. At the event, ten students worked to identify and address health care disparities for transgender students at U-M. 

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 3:39pm
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Vulnerabilities in virtual assistants such as Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant may allow laser beams to imitate audio commands and hack into these devices, researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo have found

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 9:35pm
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On football game days at the University of Michigan, bed sheets hanging on the fronts of fraternity houses, spray painted with jokes about the visiting football team, are common. But last Saturday during the Michigan-Michigan State matchup, the Psi Upsilon fraternity at the University displayed one that many students deemed insensitive.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 8:43pm
Regina Strong, an environmental justice advocate for the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, discusses the role of the new department and meeting carbon neutrality goals at Cobblestone Farm Wednesday evening.

The city of Ann Arbor and nearly 40 partner organizations hosted a town hall on Wednesday at Cobblestone Farm to discuss how to help Ann Arbor approach carbon neutrality. At the event, more than 100 community members shared ideas and concerns regarding the city’s potential transition to net zero carbon emissions.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 2:11pm
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The University of Michigan’s Theme Semester for Winter 2020 will center around the Great Lakes. Sponsored by the School of Literature, Science and the Arts, the Great Lakes Theme Semester will feature classes and events focused on issues dealing with the Great Lakes region. 

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 3:46pm
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Ann Arbor ranks among U.S. metro areas most affected by student loan debt, according to a recent study conducted by SmartAsset, a financial technology company.

The study put Ann Arbor as number 15 in metro areas where student loan debt hits the hardest, the number one area being Gainesville, Fla. The average student loan debt for an Ann Arbor citizen is $45,668, compared to $35,359 nationally. 

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 8:37pm
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned a ruling Monday morning that would have caused almost three dozen Michigan congressional and legislative districts to be redrawn on account of the districts unfairly helping one political party.

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned a ruling Monday morning that would have caused almost three dozen Michigan congressional and legislative districts to be redrawn on account of the districts unfairly helping one political party.

The 34 Michigan districts under examination by the Court included 15 state house, 10 state senate and nine congressional districts.

Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 11:34am
Volunteers and members of Students for Clean Energy celebrate the installation of solar panels on the roof of Fire Station Six Friday afternoon.

The city of Ann Arbor celebrated the installation of solar panels on the roof of Fire Station Six with an event Friday afternoon. About 50 people attended the celebration, including city officials and community volunteers.

Students for Clean Energy at the University of Michigan originally brought the idea of installing more solar panels to the city last year. Club participants as well as other community members volunteered to prepare and perform the installation of 142 solar panels on the fire station’s roof.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:08pm

Women Also Know Law, a new initiative spearheaded by University of Michigan Law School faculty, aims to create more representation of those who identify as women or gender nonconforming in legal academia.

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 5:53pm
David Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester, electrical engineering and computer science professors at the University of Michigan, are this year’s recipients of the 2019 Distinguished University Innovator Award

David Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester, electrical engineering and computer science professors at the University of Michigan, are this year’s recipients of the 2019 Distinguished University Innovator Award, an honor given to University faculty who have both developed and marketed innovative ideas or technologies.

The two professors will be recognized on Oct. 22 at Celebrate Invention, an event honoring inventions and entrepreneurship from University staff members.