Friday, June 21, 2019 - 9:18pm
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On Thursday, a noose was found at the workstation of two Michigan Medicine employees.

In a June 21 email to employees, Marschall Runge, executive vice president of medical affairs and Michigan Medicine CEO, said the act is currently under investigation by security and the Ann Arbor Police Department. The email does not specify the building at which the act occurred.

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:38pm
Demonstrators charged with trespassing from the March 15, 2019 Washtenaw County Climate Strike appear in court Monday.

On Monday morning, six demonstrators charged with trespassing from March’s Climate Strike appeared in court for the first time. All parties pleaded not guilty to the charges and the pre-trial was set for Sept. 9 at 9 a.m.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 3:40pm
Margo Schlanger, University of Michigan law professor, gave a lecture on border enforcement, immigration and the Constitution.

On Tuesday morning, Margo Schlanger, University of Michigan law professor, gave a lecture on border enforcement, immigration and the Constitution at Washtenaw Community College to a group of approximately 300 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members.

Schlanger’s talk, titled “The Constitution at the Border: When Immigration Policy and Constitutional Norms Clash,” was the final lecture in the OLLI distinguished lecture series for the 2018-2019 school year.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 3:40pm
Margo Schlanger, University of Michigan law professor, gave a lecture on border enforcement, immigration and the Constitution.

On Tuesday morning, Margo Schlanger, University of Michigan law professor, gave a lecture on border enforcement, immigration and the Constitution at Washtenaw Community College to a group of approximately 300 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute members.

Schlanger’s talk, titled “The Constitution at the Border: When Immigration Policy and Constitutional Norms Clash,” was the final lecture in the OLLI distinguished lecture series for the 2018-2019 school year.

Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 3:58pm
 Washtenaw County residents made the trek from Ypsilanti to Ann Arbor Saturday morning

More than 75 Washtenaw County residents made the trek from Ypsilanti to Ann Arbor Saturday morning during the second annual Bridging 23 Unity Walk.

Organizer Robin Stephens said the 8-mile walk was created to unify the east and west sides of Washtenaw County, which faces disparities in job access, economics and education.

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 9:40pm
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U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., and Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., held a press conference focusing on protecting victims of domestic violence and stalking from gun violence at the Washtenaw County SafeHouse Center in Ann Arbor Saturday morning.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 11:05pm
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The Michigan Recycling Coalition’s 37th Annual Recycling Conference took place at the Ann Arbor Sheraton from May 14 through 16. The event — sponsored by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy — brought together more than 400 recycling-related professionals to discuss recycling and composting in Michigan.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 9:31pm
The Ecology Center holds their annual meeting at the Ann Arbor Public Library to discuss Michigan's water crisis Wednesday evening.

Starting in late 2018, Ann Arbor residents have grown increasingly concerned about dioxane and PFAS contamination in Washtenaw County’s drinking water. With Ann Arbor residents calling for a more transparent reporting system, Ann Arbor Water Treatment Manager Brian Steglitz released a plan to publish updated water quality newsletters every month.

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 6:01pm
Untreated sewage water leaks into the University of Michigan Arboretum Wednesday.

An estimated 1,800 gallons of untreated sewage water leaked into a grassy open space in the University of Michigan Arboretum on Wednesday afternoon after a sanitary sewage pipe became blocked by gravel.

According to the city of Ann Arbor, further investigation found damage to a city-owned manhole structure from University grounds maintenance activities. The damage caused an opening for gravel to enter the sanitary sewer that ultimately resulted in the blockage.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 4:23pm
The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology hosts the 15th Connell Symposium at the Rackham Amphitheater Monday.

The University of Michigan’s Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology hosted the 15th Connell Symposium about breakthroughs in biology on Monday. MCDB hosts the symposium each year with the exception of last year because of the construction of the new Biological Sciences Building.