Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 10:32pm
Dr. Charles Mills discusses racial justice at Rackham Auditorium Wednesday afternoon.

About 200 students, faculty and community members came to Rackham Auditorium on Wednesday afternoon to hear Charles W. Mills, a distinguished philosophy professor at the City University of New York, speak on the concept of racial justice and why it has been historically ignored within the field of philosophy.

Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 3:40pm
Visiting professor Tiffany Schriever lectures about coastal wetlands at the School for Environment & Sustainability Friday afternoon.

As part of the LSA Great Lakes Theme Semester, Tiffany Schriever, assistant biology professor at Western Michigan University, spoke about the importance of coastal wetlands in generating unique biodiversity and conservation opportunities. The lecture took place on Friday afternoon at the Samuel T. Dana Building with about 30 students and professors in attendance.

Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 5:23pm
Michael Cox, Ann Arbor’s chief of police, was placed on paid administrative leave.

Michael Cox, police chief of the Ann Arbor Police Department, has been placed on paid administrative leave for two weeks, according to an email from City Administrator Howard sent on Friday afternoon.

Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 5:08pm
Dom performs a poem at the Pan-African Pulp open mic at the UMMA Friday night.

The University of Michigan Museum of Art celebrated Botswana-born artist Meleko Mokgosi’s artistic renditions promoting Pan-Africanism, the international movement which seeks to unite groups of African heritage together on Friday night. The event featured spoken word recitations and open mic performances by the Detroit-based group Seraphine Collective and Detroit native artist Supercoolwicked. 

Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 5:16pm
Students participate in small group discussions as part of the South Asian Awareness Network annual conference at The Michigan League Saturday.

About 200 people attended the South Asian Awareness Network’s “Electrify” conference at the Michigan League on Saturday to discuss pressing social issues, create innovative solutions and understand existing movements for social change in various South Asian communities.

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 8:57pm
The University's first wellness festival, held in the Central Campus Recreation Building Thursday afternoon, aimed to promote wellness in all areas of students' lives.

Student organizations, campus resources and local businesses set up more than 30 booths in the Central Campus Recreational Building on Thursday afternoon to represent different aspects of mental, physical and emotional health. Arranged in a circular pattern for students to walk through, the event aimed to address all “360 degrees” of wellness

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 10:00pm
University of Michigan provost Martin Philbert was placed on administrative leave following several allegations of sexual misconduct.

University of Michigan Provost Martin A. Philbert, executive vice president of academic affairs, was placed on administrative leave on Jan. 21 following several allegations of sexual misconduct.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 7:18pm
José González, Founder of Latino Outdoors, presents on the topic of cultural diversity in the outdoors at the Dana Building Wednesday afternoon.

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.

Sunday, January 19, 2020 - 2:29pm
Ann Arbor resident Phil Carroll participates in a protest against the city culling deer on Washtenaw avenue outside Whole Foods Saturday afternoon. The protest was put on by the group Friends of Ann Arbor Wildlife and Nature.

Around 10 Friends of Ann Arbor Wildlife in Nature members protested the city’s fifth annual deer cull on Saturday afternoon along Washtenaw Avenue. 

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 9:21pm
Author Lewis Raven Wallace speaks about his book "The View from Somewhere" during an event at Literati Bookstore Tuesday evening.

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.