University of Michigan Law students organized at Pizza House this Wednesday to protest an exclusive recruiting event for renowned international law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.
The protest followed in the footsteps of Harvard University, Yale University and New York University law students who hope their efforts will pressure Paul, Weiss to drop the multinational oil and gas corporation, ExxonMobil, as one of their clients.
Suzanne Anglewicz, research attorney for the Institute for Legislative Action division of the National Rifle Association, began her seminar by acknowledging opposition to the NRA on college campuses: “Disagree with us, but at least disagree with us on the facts.”On Tuesday night, the University’s chapter of College Republicans hosted a seminar in partnership with Anglewicz to discuss the NRA, gun control debate and the Second Amendment.
On Thursday night, the Ann Arbor District Library, in partnership with the University of Michigan’s Michigan Community Scholars Program, offered a free viewing of the 2015 documentary, “The Hunting Ground,” which depicts sexual violence on college campuses and the failures of universities to appropriately seek action against perpetrators of sexual assault.
As LSA senior Ana Patchin packs up her belongings for graduation, she leaves the University of Michigan inspired to advocate for higher education accessibility. While Patchin entered college interested in pursuing a teaching career through the School of Education, she transferred to LSA after realizing her desire to increase higher education accessibility could be fulfilled with a major in political science.
The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security reported that the Ann Arbor Police received an alert of a home invasion on the 1000 block of East Ann Street at approximately 10:15 a.m.
An unknown male entered the home through an unlocked door but ran out of the house without taking any belongings when the person who reported the incident arrived at the location.
Judy Kelly was the first woman in her community to study a profession in college other than nursing or teaching — she decided to study business. She began her career at International Business Machines, a global technology company, stuffing envelopes. Kelly received seven promotions over 10 years, and after 32 years of working for IBM, Kelly is now the vice president of sales for IBM government and education clients, responsible for profit and client satisfaction regarding IBM software and services sold to government and education institutions across the U.S.
The Office of Student Life hosted the Michigan Difference Student Leadership Awards on Tuesday to honor the outstanding work of various individuals and groups on campus. Thirty-seven groups and individuals were acknowledged for their work in public service, social justice, research and academic accomplishments.
Students are nominated by peers, faculty, and staff through an online form. This year, more than 300 individuals and groups were nominated.