Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 1:35pm
The University of Michigan is giving $1.1 million to the Hoover, Greene & Hill improvement project, set to begin early May and run through November.

The University of Michigan is giving $1.1 million to the Hoover, Greene & Hill improvement project, set to begin early May and run through November. Approved by Ann Arbor City Council on April 15, the $6.5 million project will contract E.T. Mackenzie Company for water main replacements, stormwater improvements and resurfacing.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:36pm
LSA junior Ayah Kutmah speaks at the Michigan Refugee Assistance Program’s capstone event "The Power of Stories in The Refugee Crisis" Thursday evening.

More than 80 students gathered in Palmer Commons on Thursday evening for the Michigan Refugee Assistance Program’s third annual capstone event, titled “Record Keeping: The Power of Stories in the Refugee Crisis.” Consisting of a photo exhibit, short film and panel, the event aimed to showcase the stories of refugees in the University of Michigan community and generate discussion about the power of individual testimony in the refugee crisis.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 10:51pm
Central Student government meets for the second to last time this semester to finalize speakers and plans for their last meeting in the Michigan League Tuesday.

On Tuesday evening, the University of Michigan Central Student Government held its second-to-last meeting of the semester in the Michigan League to discuss resolutions for moving Assembly meetings to Thursday evenings and codifying Wolverine Consulting Group, a free consulting service provided by CSG to student organizations.

Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 8:59pm
Brian Wu, faculty director of Ross China initiatives, delivers his opening remarks at the Michigan China Forum at the Robertson Auditorium Saturday.

More than 150 students, local Chinese-American residents, professors from around the country and business leaders from around the world gathered Saturday morning in Robertson Auditorium for the third annual Michigan China Forum. The forum began with an opening ceremony and the Sino-US panel. Throughout the weekend, more than 1,300 people registered to participate in these two events, a career fair, a business pitch competition and panels on sports, business, education and the environment.

Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 9:50pm

The Islamophobia Working Group and the Muslim Student Association hosted a vigil on the Diag Saturday afternoon in light of Friday’s mosque attacks in New Zealand, where at least 50 people were killed and another 50 people were injured.

Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 8:02pm
U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich) speaks at the Women's March On for Justice event held on the Diag Saturday afternoon.

Over 1,200 people gathered in the Diag for the Women March On for Justice early Saturday afternoon. Held the day after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s 86th birthday, the theme honored Ginsburg and Women’s History Month. The event featured a rally with several speeches from University of Michigan students and community organizers as well as a march through campus.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 5:49pm
New local restaurant, Chow Asian Street Food, prepares to open its doors in mid-March.

Brothers and business partners Ryan and Thad Gillies, current co-owners of Logan, an American fine dining restaurant on West Washington Street, will open their new restaurant, Chow Asian Street Food, on March 18.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 5:16pm
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding The Ann Arbor Greenbelt: Saving Michigan Farms Regional Conservation Partnership Program $1 million dollars.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is awarding “The Ann Arbor Greenbelt: Saving Michigan Farms Regional Conservation Partnership Program” $1 million dollars, according to a Feb. 4 press release. The project is led by the City of Ann Arbor Open Space and Parkland Preservation Program, also called the Greenbelt. It aims to protect surrounding Ann Arbor agricultural lands through conservation easements, the right to use someone else’s land for a specified purpose.

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:39pm
A protestor speaks out against Trump's national emergency during the March Against the Fake National Emergency down Liberty Monday afternoon.

About 60 people gathered at the Ann Arbor Federal Building on Monday and marched in protest of President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 4:29pm

The University of Michigan’s new interim student sexual misconduct policy expands the use of additional options and support for students who may not want to pursue a hearing and investigation. The pathway, called adaptable resolution, was outlined in the December 2018 revisions, which took effect Jan. 9.