José González, University alum and founder of Latino Outdoors, spoke in the Samuel T. Dana Building on Wednesday afternoon about the importance of cultural diversity in outdoor spaces. About 150 people attended the event, which the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosted as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.
Lewis Raven Wallace, an independent journalist from North Carolina, spoke at Literati Bookstore on Tuesday evening to a crowd of about 70 people. Wallace discussed his new book “The View from Somewhere: Undoing the Myth of Journalistic Objectivity” at an event sponsored by the store.
Engineering sophomore Conner Hein, who studies Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, went into backpacking for next semester’s classes with a plan.
When his registration period rolled around, however, Hein realized the classes he wanted had already been filled to capacity. He found himself number 40 and number 60 on two waitlists, which as of Tuesday night are both around a hundred students long.
Tuesday’s sixth annual Giving Blueday, a 24-hour fundraising campaign for the University of Michigan coinciding with the global philanthropic movement Giving Tuesday, raised $4,242,531 from 15,887 gifts, according to a University press release.
The Americans with Disabilities Compliance Review of the University of Michigan’s Mcity Driverless Shuttle Program has been resolved “amicably,” the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan announced today.
Despite new University policy banning fall rush for first-year students, an investigation from The Daily found eight fraternities associated with the Interfraternity Council have held fall rush. Five freshman have spoken to The Daily anonymously about their experiences being recruited to join these fraternities.