University of Michigan employees must submit to sworn depositions and the University must turn over internal documents in a lawsuit filed by Andrew Lipian, a former School of Music, Theatre & Dance graduate student.
Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., gave the keynote address to a crowd of 10,000 people at the 64th annual NAACP Fight for Freedom Dinner at the Cobo Conference Center in Detroit Sunday evening. The Detroit branch of the NAACP is the largest in the nation.
Andrew Yang, entrepreneur and 2020 presidential candidate, hosted a campaign rally Saturday evening at the Detroit Shipping Company food hall in the Cass Corridor neighborhood of Detroit. About 300 people attended the rally to hear Yang’s policy ideas and strategy for winning the Democratic nomination.
The University of Michigan’s Department of History announced in a press release Friday that Graduate Record Examinations scores will no longer be used as a criteria for admission into the PhD program. University officials cited the high cost of taking the test and the ineffectiveness of standardized tests to determine a student’s fitness for the program as reasons for eliminating the GRE requirement.
An interactive audio-visual installation aiming to bring attention to opera singer Samuel Schultz’s healing after an alleged assault by School of Music, Theatre & Dance professor David Daniels was unveiled in the SMTD Soderquist Atrium this morning.
Wednesday night, more than 100 people attended a panel discussion titled “Understanding the Social Implications of AI.” The panel, part of the Dissonance Event Series, was held in the Michigan League.
Organizing Committee Member Sol Bermann, chief privacy officer and interim chief information security officer for the University of Michigan, explained Dissonance lies at the intersection of many different areas of study.
Wednesday, Rucker C. Johnson, associate professor at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, spoke to approximately 50 students about his new book, “Children of the Dream: Why School Integration Works.” The talk was held at the Ford School of Public Policy as a part of the Book Talks @ the Ford School series. Johnson’s book, published Tuesday, advocates for school integration as a policy critical to promoting equality.
A vehicle crashed into the Alumni Center on the University of Michigan’s Central Campus near the intersection of Fletcher and Washington streets Tuesday evening around 5:10 p.m.
Melissa Overton, deputy chief of police and public information officer for the Division of Public Safety and Security, told The Daily there is no damage to the building and it is believed the female driver had a medical emergency that led to the crash.