President Donald Trump’s presidency is considered illegitimate by 57 percent of young adults, according to a poll conducted by GenForward.
Among those who were surveyed, a slight majority of white voters age 18 to 30 found Trump’s presidency to be legitimate. However, within that group, 55 percent said they disapprove of his efforts as president.
In an effort to continue the building of Flint following its declaration of a state emergency in 2015, Gov. Rick Snyder’s recommended budget for the 2018 fiscal year allocated funds toward multiple programs and initiatives within the city. The budget will run from Oct. 1, 2017, to Sept. 30, 2018.
The University of Michigan’s School of Information has achieved a Platinum-level certification for sustainability from the Office of Campus Sustainability.
All three UMSI locations earned the platinum certification —the highest certification offered— and is the first school within the University of Michigan to do so.
UMSI’s locations in North Quad, Maynard Street and North University Avenue achieved Silvers status in 2014 and Gold status in 2015. These locations are among the 165 certified Sustainable Workplaces on campus.
President Donald Trump will visit Willow Run Wednesday, a former WWII bomber plant in Ypsilanti Township, to address automotive jobs with Detroit auto executives, union officials and workers, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Ranking first in research spending among public universities for seven consecutive years, the University of Michigan's research continues to grow and diversify. With programs in engineering, medical research, data science and the humanities, the University spent $1.39 billion in research development in 2016—a record amount.
In an effort to fund the restructuring of Michigan’s deteriorating roads and bridges, a new state tax on gasoline will place Michigan in the nation’s top five for highest gas tax rates. There have been mixed reactions, however, since the implementation of the tax.