Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 2:21pm
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Several state lawmakers introduced a new expungement reform plan package on Sept. 9. The package includes six separate bills aimed at changing various aspects of the state’s expungement system. Expungement refers to the legal process of sealing a past criminal offence to make them unavailable. 

If passed, the bills would allow for a shortened eligibility period, expungement for crimes that are currently permissible under current law, coverage of a wider range of offenses and more.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 2:18pm
National Sanitation Foundation International commemorated its 75th anniversary with a celebratory event at its international headquarters in Ann Arbor Friday afternoon.

National Sanitation Foundation International commemorated its 75th anniversary with a celebratory event at its international headquarters in Ann Arbor on Friday afternoon. 

Eighteen guests spoke at the celebration, including Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.; Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich.; state Rep. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor; and state Sen. Jeff Irwin, D-Ann Arbor.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 2:12pm
Information junior Katherine Amidon discusses new ideas for water safety improvement at a Multidisciplinary Design Jam in the UMSI Engagement Center Friday afternoon.

 

The University of Michigan School of Information, in collaboration with the Problem Solving Initiative at the Law School and the College of Engineering’s Center for Socially Engaged Design, hosted a Multidisciplinary Design Jam Friday afternoon, inviting over 30 student participants to collaboratively envision new ideas for improving water safety in the Great Lakes. 

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 1:00pm
A judge has ruled that it was alright for University of Michigan lawyers to ask former student Andrew Lipian about his sex life during a deposition

A judge has ruled that it was acceptable for University of Michigan lawyers to ask former student Andrew Lipian about his sex life during a deposition for his lawsuit against University voice professor David Daniels and the University itself. 

 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 8:28pm
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An in-depth study of administrative data on post-graduation achievement released in early August found the majority of bachelor’s degree graduates from the University enter into professional services or the health care industry within 10 years of graduating. The data was collected by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Research on Innovation and Science in collaboration with other research universities across the country. 

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 3:41pm
South University Avenue will close Saturday to host its first-ever block party.

South University Avenue will close Saturday to host its first-ever block party. The South University Area Association, together with Good Time Charley’s and The Brown Jug, will sponsor the event.

After generating extra funds from the Ann Arbor Art Fair in July, the South University Area Association chose to have the event in the absence of a University of Michigan football game, as well as a break in the starting and ending dates of construction projects in the area.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 9:21pm
An online petition is circulating to have the University of Michigan reinstate Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) coverage at the University Health Service.

An online petition asking the University of Michigan to bring back coverage of sexually transmitted infection testing at University Health Service began circulating online Wednesday. 

At the time of publication of this article, the petition had over 1,400 signatures.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 6:24pm
Former Michigan State University president, Lou Anna Simon retires from MSU August 31.

Lou Anna Simon, former Michigan State University president, will retire from MSU on Aug. 31.

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 5:01pm
Diesel fuel was leaved into the Huron River when two semi-trucks collided Monday morning.

Two semi-trucks collided around 4:30 a.m. Monday morning on Eastbound M-14 near Barton Drive in Ann Arbor. 

Michigan State Police reported one truck was in need of assistance when another carrying auto parts lost control and crashed into it. The second truck rolled over and burst into flames, killing the driver trapped inside.

According to a press release sent by Shanon Banner, MSP public affairs manager, MSP Motor Carrier Officers could not reach the second semi-truck’s cab.

Sunday, May 19, 2019 - 9:32pm
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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.