Monday, March 25, 2019 - 8:55pm
University of Michigan Department of Recreational Sports will offer a competitive e-sports program for students interested in competitive video gaming.

Starting in the fall of 2019, the University of Michigan Department of Recreational Sports will offer a competitive e-sports program for students interested in competitive video gaming.

E-sports are multiplayer competitive video games that are played in a team format. According to CNN, e-sports is a billion dollar industry with millions of fans who tune in to watch the streamed gaming.

Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 7:56pm
Vice President for Student Life E Royster Harper speaks at the Muslim Student Association's The Power of Small Deeds Banquet at the League Ballroom Sunday.

On Sunday evening, the Muslim Students’ Association held Honoring Everyday Heroes: The Power of Small Deeds in order to recognize the small acts of compassion, empathy and service of people within the Muslim community. The banquet is held annually to appreciate what the Muslim community has accomplished throughout the year. Held in the Michigan League, approximately 250 students and family members were present.

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 6:31pm
Xinzhu (Zoe) Ma, Music, Theatre & Dance graduate student, was recently named one of the winners of the 2019 Yamaha Young Performing Artists competition.

The 2019 Yamaha Young Performing Artists competition named Xinzhu (Zoe) Ma, classical pianist and Music, Theatre & Dance graduate student, as one of its winners. Yamaha, the world’s largest instrument manufacturer, conducts this annual competition to recognize young musicians studying in the U.S. who excel in jazz, classical and contemporary genres.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 7:25pm
E. Royster Harper, vice president of student life at the University of Michigan, sits down with The Michigan Daily to discuss disaffiliated frats, new sexual misconduct and felony policies Monday morning.

The Michigan Daily recently sat down with E. Royster Harper, vice president of student life at the University of Michigan, to discuss several issues on campus, including disaffiliated fraternities, the sexual misconduct policy revision and mental health resources on campus.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:26pm
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Winterfest, a tournament-style annual philanthropic event where different members of fraternities and sororities play broomball for charity, will be hosted on Feb 23 by the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity (PIKE). Last year, Winterfest was hosted on the property of PIKE and sponsored by Alpha Sigma Phi, but after Alpha Sigma Phi was banned from campus, PIKE picked up the event.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:29pm
The University of Michigan has decided to cancel all events and classes on campus, beginning 12 a.m. Wednesday and intends to resume activity 7 a.m. Friday.

In light of sub-zero temperatures and extreme wind chills predicted for Wednesday and Thursday, the University of Michigan has decided to cancel all events and classes on campus, beginning 12 a.m. Wednesday and intends to resume activity 7 a.m. Friday. This will be the third time in 40 years the school has closed due to weather.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:33pm
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Katie Wolberg returned to campus after winter break filled with anticipation. As a second-semester LSA freshman, she resolved to explore her developing interest in consulting, excited by the prospect of what joining a firm offered her: a network, a group of friends and a community at the University of Michigan. Despite Katie’s interest in data analytics and consulting, her anticipation quickly turned into disappointment when she was met with rejection at some of the top consulting clubs on campus, cutting short her opportunity to engage in this new atmosphere.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:19pm
James Forman Jr., professor of law at Yale University and Pulitzer Prize winning author of "Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America" gives the Donia Human Rights Center Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture in Weiser Hall Thursday afternoon.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Forman Jr., a law professor at Yale University, discussed mass incarceration, government intervention and systemic inequalities within the criminal justice system Thursday in Weiser Hall. About 150 students and faculty gathered for this event, organized by the Donia Human Rights Center Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture.

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 1:45pm
Keynote speaker Trisha Sakhuja-Walia, founder of BrownGirlMagazine.com, discusses the importance of South Asian identity in media at the SAAN conference at the Michigan League Saturday

About 300 students and faculty attended the 17th Annual South Asian Awareness Network Conference took place Saturday  at the Michigan League. SAAN is a student-run organization at the University of Michigan which focuses on spreading awareness about social justice issues related to South Asian communities and other communities of color.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 8:57pm
The Ross School of Business’ Case Competition team took first place at the ninth annual MBA National Case Competition.

The Ross School of Business’ Case Competition team took first place at the ninth annual MBA National Case Competition, held Jan. 3-5 at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas according to PR Newswire.