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.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 2:30pm
Social House is Ann Arbor’s newest all-in-one restaurant serving the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor community.

On the corner of South University Avenue and South Forest Street sits Social House, Ann Arbor’s newest all-in-one restaurant serving the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor community.

The restaurant, which opened Sept. 17, offers a wide variety of food and beverages and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It also offers a coffee and smoothie bar in the mornings that is transformed into a bar at night.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 2:11pm
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Of the University of Michigan’s over 30,000 undergrad students, about 230 students are from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The University’s new U.P. Scholars Program aims to increase this number by building a community for some of these students that provides them with transitional support.

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 10:24pm
Planning Manager Brett Lenart shares the legalization of marijuanaa at a special City Council work session Monday night.

Ann Arbor city officials discussed two ordinances that would expand the number of recreational marijuana facilities in the city in a special City Council work session Monday night. Approximately 25 citizens attended the session.

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9:17pm
Writer and Director Jennifer Celotta speaks to audience about the television industry and her time writing for the critically acclaimed TV series, "The Office," at the Rackham Amphitheater Thursday afternoon.

Jennifer Celotta, writer and director, and Ethan Thompson, media arts professor at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, discussed differing trends in television comedy as a part of the Film, Television and Media’s speaker series Thursday evening. 

Celotta, who has worked on popular television sitcoms “The Office,” “Malcolm in the Middle” and “Home Improvement,” among others, talked about her journey tobreak into Hollywood and the obstacles she faced along the way. She said she found her love for comedy at a young age.

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 8:05pm
Michigan Ross Fintech Initiative is targeted at developing students’ knowledge in financial technology.

Michigan Ross Fintech Initiative, a new initiative at the Ross School of Business, aims to develop students’ knowledge in financial technology.

The initiative is the product of a partnership between Chicago-based investment firm PEAK6, which Business alum Jenny Just and her husband Matt Hulsizer founded. 

In an email sent to Business students, Business Dean Scott DeRue wrote that the initiative will support the development of educational offerings at the school.

Monday, September 16, 2019 - 6:29pm
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As University of Michigan students began school two weeks ago, approximately 30 international students were unable to matriculate because of delays in their United States visa applications, according to University spokeswoman Kim Broekhuizen.

The three students interviewed in this article all requested anonymity due to fear of retaliation from the United States Department of State. Other identifying information, such as the students’ undergraduate institutions and programs of study at the University, will also not be disclosed.

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 2:23pm
The Michigan House of Representatives recently passed bills to revoke doctor licenses of doctors convicted of sexual assault, with the intention of correcting issues uncovered by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case.

The Michigan House of Representatives passed a series of bills with the hope of correcting issues uncovered by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case on Wednesday

If signed into law, House Bills 4372 and 4373 would revoke doctor licenses of doctors convicted of sexual assault. These bills are sponsored by state Reps. Annette Glenn, R-Midland, and Daire Rendon, R-Lake City. 

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 7:28pm
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Relationship Remix, a two-hour workshop required for all freshmen and transfer students, got a makeover for the 2019-2020 school year.

Previously led by student volunteers, the program instead hired 20 students this academic year as workshop facilitators. The program also updated some of the language used in its curriculum.

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 7:26pm
Michigan State University was fined $4.5 million by U.S. Department of Education Thursday.

The U.S. Department of Education fined Michigan State University a record $4.5 million Thursday for failing to adequately respond to and protect its students from sexual abuse.