Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 4:56pm
A representative of Procter & Gamble Co. visited the University of Michigan on Jan. 22 to lecture Ross School of Business students on marketing tactics and its role as part of the Tide brand.

A representative of Procter & Gamble Co. visited the University of Michigan on Jan. 22 to lecture Ross School of Business students on marketing tactics and its role as part of the Tide brand. However, the lecture went awry after the students attending asked questions centered almost exclusively around popular phenomenon Tide Pods. Ross students have since said they were told the questions jeopardized the business schools’s relationship with P&G. 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:26pm

On Tuesday, the American Enterprise Institute Executive Council at the University of Michigan — the University's branch of a conversative leaning think tank based in Washington D.C. — held a talk on the Iran Deal and its consequences for Iran and the United States. Michael Rubin, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and former Pentagon official, led the talk.

Rubin’s talk focused on the specifics of the Iran Deal and Iran protests and how the U.S. has reacted to the deal and its effects in the past.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 3:31pm

When Ann Arbor resident Lilian Anderson set out to find cooking classes for her daughter to enroll in, she said she was shocked by the lack of options. In response, Anderson chose to teach classes to a few kids in her own kitchen — a decision that soon resulted in a growing business called Sprouting Chefs, which was launced in May 2016.

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 3:00pm

University alumni Patrick Rabban and Chris Asmar came up the idea for their app during their senior year in college. They sought a way to organize quotes and inside jokes from friends, and thus, “Echollection” was born. 

Echollection is a social media app that allows users to store, organize and customize quotes. Users can attach pictures and locations to their quotes, all of which are stored on their personal profiles. In addition to organizing, users can also “like,” share and comment on other posts.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 5:54pm
Political science professor Arthur Lupia created "Beyond Partisanship" to consider societal issues and consider a range of political perspectives.

In today’s contentious political climate, it can be difficult to find common ground with others of opposing viewpoints. To combat this, political science professor Arthur Lupia, created the class “Beyond Partisanship.”

Beyond Partisanship” intends to find common ground on important issues like the opioid crisis, homelessness and housing security, among others. It addition, it hopes to push students to find tangible solutions to these problems.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:43pm
Panel members Steve Case, JD Vance, Dan Gilbert, and Mary Grove discuss entrepreneurship at the Rise of the Rest Road Trip panel in the Michigan Theatre Wednesday.

AOL founder Steve Case took his nationwide tour “Rise of the Rest” to Ann Arbor Wednesday to bring new attention to startup businesses originating in non-coastal areas of the United States.

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 6:00pm
SACUA discusses budget concerns in the Fleming Administration Building Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met on Monday to discuss methods of encouraging more interaction in meetings, budget concerns and award recipients. SACUA also mentioned possible solutions to the textbook availability problem campus faced at the beginning of the semester.

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 3:08pm

While most University of Michigan students spend their gamedays tailgating, Business sophomore Gabi de Coster spends her Saturdays going back home to Grosse Pointe, Mich., to work on crafting scents for her aromatherapy company, MONTA.

MONTA is a health-and-wellness business that utilizes all-natural products to create unique products like scented rollerballs, bath soaks and body sprays.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:54pm

Michigan state Sens. Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawton, and Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton, are leading efforts urging Congress to pass immigration legislation aiming to cut funding for sanctuary cities and increase penalties on undocumented immigrants attempting to return to the United States. The resolutions passed through the House June 29 and was received in the Senate Sept. 10.

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 4:57pm

The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that will pave the way for advancements in self-driving automobile technology. The bill, titled the “Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution Act” or the “SELF DRIVE Act,” was supported by Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich. and sponsored by Rep. Robert Latta, R-Ohio.