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.
The Michigan Daily sat down with E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life at the University of Michigan, Friday afternoon to discuss the 2020 Presidential Debate being hosted by the University, the University’s sexual misconduct policy, the transfer student credit policy and more. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.
Paani, a non-profit started by University alumni in response to the growing water shortage in Pakistan, spearheaded a teach-in on the humanitarian crisis in Kashmir, a disputed territory in the northern part of India, Thursday night. In particular, the event focused on the current state of Indian-administered Kashmir following India’s tighter control and erosion of democratic freedoms in the region.
More than 100 people from across the state of Michigan gathered on the Diag for the first annual Michigan National Period Day rally on Saturday afternoon. Sponsored by the non-profit PERIOD, the event was one of a series of rallies being held in every U.S. state to reduce the stigma around menstruation and to advocate for greater accessibility to menstruation products.