Bryan Stevenson, notable civil rights lawyer and social justice activist, will give the commencement address during the University of Michigan’s virtual Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 1, the University Record announced Thursday morning.
In honor of Black History Month and ongoing efforts to vaccinate Michigan residents against COVID-19, Ypsilanti legislators hosted local and state leaders in a virtual discussion Wednesday night about the racial roots of vaccine skepticism.
Panelists included Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist II and Joneigh Khaldun, chief medical executive and chief deputy director for health at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Since its launch in 2008, the School of Kinesiology has never had its own building. But, starting this year, that will change. The E.H. Kraus Building, which is now the School of Kinesiology Building, has been under construction for the past two years.
As of Friday, more than one thousand cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed since move-in and quarantine housing is at 46% capacity, according to the University of Michigan’s COVID-19 dashboard. This comes less than two months after move-in and the start of classes.
When you think of college football moments, you typically think of the big play, the aggression of the players and coaches, as well as the touchdown celebrations. But there are often many moments that go unnoticed — especially at the Big House. The Big House provides a gameday experience like no other. From the moment the players step off the bus to Michigan Marching Band, along with the pregame rituals, there many other moments happen on gameday that are often never noticed by the fans at home.
Thursday marked the start of absentee voting for the 2020 general election. With the election approaching, here are some frequently asked questions about registering to vote and requesting an absentee ballot.
Am I eligible to vote?
Any Michigan resident that will be 18 years old by Election Day is eligible to vote. You must also be a U.S. citizen to register.