Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:35am
Racist signs posted on campus late Tuesday night.

On Tuesday night, an alt-right group took credit for placing stickers depicting anti-Semitic imagery and tearing down Black Lives Matter posters.

The group has white supremacist sentiments posted on their Twitter account.

Students began taking down additional white supremacist posters and anti-Semitic stickers after receiving texts from others informing them of their presence on the West Hall arch and a posting board by CC Little.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 5:49pm
LSA sophomore Maeve Stargardt presents her poster at the UROP Symposium in the Michigan Union on Wednesday.

Hundreds of student researchers gathered Wednesday afternoon in the Michigan Union for the annual Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Spring Research Symposium to showcase their work from over the course of the school year.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 8:44pm

Author and journalist Elizabeth Kolbert discussed species extinction and how individuals are combatting certain climatic changes in a talk sponsored by the University of Michigan Erb Institute as a part of the Purpose to Impact Speaker series on Tuesday night.

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 2:59pm
UM alum and actor Darren Criss speaks during the True Blue Bicentennial event in Hill Auditorium on Saturday.

Several distinguished alumni, including Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent for CNN, actor Darren Criss and Cecilia Muñoz, former director for White House Domestic Policy Council, each touched on their own personal connections to the University of Michigan at the True Blue! event Saturday night. 

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 1:57pm
The Peace, Love, and Paul team lead the Out of the Darkness walk in Nichols Arboretum on Friday.

Over 250 students and community members gathered for the first Out of the Darkness Walk in Ann Arbor on Friday in the Nichols Arboretum. The event, sponsored by Active Minds, took place to remember suicide victims and raise money for suicide prevention, raising over $28,000. 

Reid Depowski, LSA senior and chair of the Walk, organized the walk after losing two loved ones to suicide. In addition to raising money to increase suicide prevention, Depowski hoped the event would bring more awareness to suicide and its prevention.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 9:53pm
Author Kate Andersen Brower discusses her book "The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House" at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library on Wednesday.

Author and journalist Kate Andersen Brower detailed the experiences of those who often work behind the scenes at the White House, ensuring everything functions smoothly while serving the first family, while discussing her new book, “The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House,” Wednesday night.

Brower said staffers who often work with first families for up to 30 or 40 years, develop close relationships with them.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:53pm
Dr. Heather Thompson, Professor of History, Afroamerican Studies, and African Studies, discusses the Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 in the Duderstadt gallery on Tuesday.

As part of the 22nd Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners, Heather Thompson, a University of Michigan history professor, discussed the Attica Prison Uprising and its context within today’s mass incarceration, as well as her book “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy” in a lecture Tuesday night at the Duderstadt Center.

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 7:19pm
The final fundraising amount of $510,702.86 is revealed at the end of at Victorthon 2017 in the Indoor Track Building on Sunday afternoon.

As “I Got a Feeling” reverberated throughout the Indoor Track Building Saturday afternoon, hundreds of students and families prepared to stand for 24 hours to raise money for local children with disabilities and illnesses.

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 7:06pm

Three hip-hop artists and social activists, Mahogany Jones, Khary Frazier and William “Will See” Copeland, discussed social change through hip-hop, including what hip-hop is to them and what it has the potential to be. Philosophy Prof. Derrick Darby led the discussion of the artists in a panel sponsored by the Maize Collective

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 8:48pm
Knight-Wallace journalists Bastian Obermayer and Laurent Richard discuss security concerns related to investigative journalism in the League on Wednesday.

Two Knight-Wallace Fellows, Bastian Obermayer and Laurent Richard, presented Wednesday evening on a panel titled “Privacy and Security Challenges in Investigative Journalism.” Law Prof. Gautam Hans facilitated the event, which was part of the Dissonance speaker series.

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