About 50 students and faculty convened Tuesday evening in the Rackham Amphitheatre for the 2nd annual King Talks, a TED-talk style lecture. The event is part of the weeklong Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium celebration, which included a keynote lecture and more than 20 other events.
Direct Action for Palestine (DAP), a coalition of students, faculty and community members, formed “to organize for Palestinian liberation” in response to the Cheney-Lippold and Peterson letter of recommendation controversy, took control of the Blue Ribbon Panel Friday morning in protest of the panel and the University's sanctions addressing the
Researchers at the University of Michigan are leading a national collaborative effort to study firearm injury and death among children and teens. The interdisciplinary project, comprised of more than 30 researchers, health practitioners, and firearm owners and a dozen academic institutions, seeks a scientific approach to gun violence prevention with respect to gun ownership rights.
About 130 University of Michigan students and community members joined five University professors Thursday afternoon to learn about this year’s Nobel Prizes just ahead of the award ceremony in Stockholm next Monday. Hosted by Center for Complex Systems at Weiser Hall, the event featured a series of presentations followed by audience questions, one for each of the five awards.