Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 12:56pm
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Last week, the University of Texas at Austin announced full tuition support for students from families making less than $65,000 and guaranteed financial aid for students from families making up to $125,000 who have financial need beginning in fall 2020. 

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 11:17am
Individuals gather for the Ann Arbor: Lights for Liberty vigil at the Federal Building Friday.

Hundreds of community members gathered at the Federal Building on Friday night for the Ann Arbor: Lights for Liberty vigil, joining more than seven hundred events

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 9:20pm
Community members rally for undocumented individuals the right to obtain driver’s licenses at the Washtenaw County Administration Building Saturday.

On Saturday, more than one hundred community members gathered at the Washtenaw County Administration Building to urge Washtenaw County and the Michigan legislature to allow undocumented individuals to obtain driver’s licenses.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 8:23pm
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The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved a series of tuition and room-and-board increases at their June 20 meeting

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 2:58pm
The Leslie Science & Nature Center tests positive for “elevated levels” of heavy metals Monday.

Soil found at the Leslie Science & Nature Center, an outdoor area with trails, a critter house and public programming in Ann Arborhas tested positive for “elevated levels” of heavy metals like arsenic and lead, the center reported Monday. In response to the findings, sections of the park have been fenced off as restricted areas, while the rest of the park remains open.

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 3:44pm
 The University of Michigan Board of Regents gathered at the Richard L. Postma Family Clubhouse for the annual meeting on Thursday.

On Thursday afternoon, the University of Michigan Board of Regents gathered at the Richard L. Postma Family Clubhouse for the annual meeting to approve budget proposals for the University’s three campuses, athletic department and the University Health System. The board also appointed a new U-M Flint chancellor and a new LSA dean.

University President Mark Schlissel began the meeting by holding a moment of silence for the passing of Douglass Diggs, husband of Regent Shauna Ryder Diggs (D).

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 8:36pm
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The University of Michigan was the highest ranked U.S. public university and 21st among institutions around the world in the 2019-20 QS World University Rankings released Tuesday. The University is only one of two U.S. public universities appearing in the top 30.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 12:33pm
Arthur Tarnow, U.S. District Judge speaks on President Mark Schlissel’s involvement in the Doe v. University of Michigan lawsuit Monday.

U.S. District Judge Arthur Tarnow responded to an order from the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday afternoon, criticizing University of Michigan attorneys for not participating in “good faith” and accusing the University of going “extraordinary” lengths to ensure President Mark Schlissel did not have to publicly appear in court during the ongoing Doe v. University of Michigan lawsuit.

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.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:59pm
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Sixteen hours before University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel was expected at U.S. District Court in Detroit for a settlement conference as part of the lawsuit Doe v. University of Michigan, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals released an order on Wednesday night postponing the meeting until further notice. The order grants an emergency motion for stay filed by University lawyers early Wednesday morning, which only asks the meeting be delayed.