Monday, May 6, 2019 - 3:22pm

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.

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 9:14am
Andrew Yang, 2020 presidential candidate speaks at a campaign rally at the Detroit Shipping Company food hall Saturday.

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.

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 8:48pm
The University's history department announced that Graduate Record Examinations scores will no longer be used as a criteria for admission into the PhD program in a press release Friday.

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.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 9:47pm
University students have created an interactive audio-visual installation to bring attention to opera singer Samuel Schultz’s healing in the SMTD Soderquist Atrium Wednesday morning.

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, April 17, 2019 - 9:34pm

When the baristas at Mighty Good Coffee formed a union last fall, they intended to stop their employers from discriminating against workers. Now the members of the Washtenaw Area Coffee Workers’ Association are negotiating severance pay as the owners of the local specialty coffee chain prepare to shutter all of Mighty Good’s stores across the city by the end of August. The first location to close its doors will be the Main Street location in Kerrytown, which is slated to close Friday.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 8:55pm
The Michigan House of Representatives introduced two bills impacting free speech on college campuses April 9.

On April 9, legislators introduced two bills into the Michigan House of Representatives that could impact free speech on college campuses.  

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 8:52pm
Information professor Kentaro Toyama speaks at the University Information and Technology Services hosted event series titled "Dissonance: Social Implications of Artificial Intelligence" at the Michigan League Wednesday evening.

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, April 17, 2019 - 4:45pm
University of California, Berkeley professor Rucker C. Johnson speaks on the importance of school integration in modern America as part of his book talk in Weill Hall Wednesday morning.

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.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 8:03pm

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.

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 7:34pm
Posters, flyers, and buttons are set out for inner-city Detroit high school students in preparation for Project Lighthouse Campus Day Event at the League Friday afternoon.

On Friday morning, almost 50 high school students from Lincoln High School and Enterprise High School in Warren visited the University of Michigan campus for an all-inclusive college experience, as part of Project Lighthouse’s campus day program. Project Lighthouse is an organization that visits Lincoln and Enterprise weekly during the semester to host professional development workshops on topics including college applications, financial aid and writing personal statements.