Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 7:07pm
John R. Beyrle, former US ambassador to Bulgaria and Russia, speaks about post-Putin Era Russia at the Ford School Wednesday.

John R. Beyrle, former U.S. ambassador to Bulgaria and Russia, spoke to an audience of about75 students, faculty and community members about preparing for a Russian government without President Vladimir Putin’s leadership as part of Ford's Policy Talk series at Weill Hall Wednesday afternoon.

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 7:18pm
Ana Navarro, a Republican strategist and political contributor to CNN, ABC News, and Telemundo, discusses her views on recent political events and answers various questions from the public at Mendelssohn Theatre Monday.

Ana Navarro, a Republican strategist and political contributor, spoke at the University of Michigan’s Lydia Mendelssohn Theater Monday night as a part of the “Policy Talks @ the Ford School” series. Navarro discussed the fracturing of the Republican Party and her thoughts on current domestic issues.

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 6:53pm
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Michigan gubernatorial candidate, speaks at the Arab Student Association's "Arab Xpressions" show in honor of Arab Heritage Month at the Power Center Saturday.

On Saturday night, close to 1,400 students, faculty and community members flocked to the Power Center for the Performing Arts to attend Arab Xpressions — the University's annual showcase of Arabic culture. Xpressions is organized by the Arab Student Association, and featured Arab dances, skits, poetry and student talent to celebrate the beginning of Arab Heritage Month. It is the only Arab culture show produced on such a large scale at the University of Michigan.

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 4:15pm
The School of Kinesiology has reflected a lack of diversity amongst students.

When Kinesiology junior Okpalefe Edevbie transferred from Wayne State University to the University of Michigan’s School of Kinesiology, he was excited to learn about a major WSU didn’t offer — Sports Management — which focuses on the interactions of sports and business.” He knew there was less diversity at the University in comparison to WSU, but was surprised at how often he felt he was the only minority student in his courses, specifically in the sport management program.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 9:02pm
Members of the 2018 Sexpertise Conference distribute condoms to the audience in the Michigan League

As part of the 10th annual Sexpertise conference sponsored by the University of Michigan Health Service, Brendon Holloway, Spectrum Center education and training graduate coordinator, discussed the sexual health experiences of transgender people at the Michigan League on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 7:05pm
Daniel Raimi, author of The Franking Debate, presents his research on fracking at Weill Hall Wednesday.

Public Policy lecturer Daniel Raimi explained the risks, benefits and uncertainties of fracking in the oil industry at a discussion of his new book, “The Fracking Debate,” Wednesday afternoon at the Ford School of Public Policy. About 55 students, staff and community members attended the event, which was sponsored by the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy and the Graham Sustainability Institute. 

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 9:33pm

I quickly realized that I didn’t know what I was doing.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 7:18pm

As bargaining between the University of Michigan’s Lecturers’ Employee Organization and University administration continues regarding wages, performance evaluations and other factors, LEO members are expressing frustration with what they say is a lack of administrative response to their proposals.

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 9:22pm

An apartment on the 900 block of East Ann Street was broken into early Saturday morning between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. according to an alert issued by the University of Michigan’s Division of Public Safety and Security.

The suspects reportedly entered while the residents slept, possibly through an unlocked back door, and stole a laptop computer.

This is a developing story. Check back at for updates.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:57pm

A 2005 University of Michigan alum was chosen as a winner for the 2017 Illustrators of the Future quarterly -- an international contest where a panel of renowned artists decides on three winners out of thousands of submissions. Art & Design graduate Bruce Brenneise will have his artwork published alongside a winning writing piece from the sister contest Writers of the Future. The illustration grand prize winner will be announced in March.