Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 7:54pm
The Ford School of Public Policy hosts a Policy Talk on the current relations between the United States and China Tuesday morning.

The Ford School of Public Policy hosted a virtual Policy Talk on the current relations between the United States and China Tuesday morning. 

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 3:24pm
Masked students walk through campus in compliance with health orders.

On Tuesday, the Washtenaw County Health Department issued a stay-in-place order for University of Michigan undergraduate students following an uptick in campus COVID-19 cases. Here’s what you need to know.

Who is impacted by the stay-in-place order?

The order affects University of Michigan undergraduate students living on and off-campus. 

Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 8:29pm
MESA and NASA partner for event ahead of Native American Heritage Month.

Heather Bruegl, a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, spoke about the history of Native American activism and policy at an event Sunday evening. The event was held by  the Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs and Native American Student Association in anticipation of Native American Heritage Month in November.

“The underlying goal of every policy was assimilation and a Euro-centric lifestyle,” Bruegl said.

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 12:58pm
Project4Prosperity is an organization that provides financial support to minority-owned businesses.

LSA sophomore Sammi Sannieniola is the chief operating officer for the new nonprofit Project4Prosperity, an organization founded in July that provides financial support to minority-owned businesses. Sannieniola and Evan Goldman, a high school senior who serves as founder and executive director, are both Washington D.C., Metropolitan Area natives and wanted to do something to help those in underserved communities. They were inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement and its resurgence this summer.

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 11:03pm

Stephen Ward, professor in the University of Michigan’s Residential College, opened his portion of the “Radical Roots, Contested Place: African American and African Studies at U-M” webinar Thursday evening playing the Nina Simon song “To Be Young, Gifted and Black.” 

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 9:16pm
Ann Arbor public schools around are working together to adapt a learning environment which meets new safety standards.

In an attempt to find a compromise between a COVID-19 safe environment and in-person schooling, Washtenaw County Health Department and Washtenaw Intermediate School District released a call to action on Oct. 12, emphasizing the importance of a joint community effort to bring kids back to schools safely. 

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 12:09pm

The University of Michigan community has experienced at least two instances of “Zoom-bombing” — an unwanted and uninvited interruption to a Zoom call, usually involving harmful language and inappropriate imagery — since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. With the University’s move to fully remote in March and 80% of coursework remotely this fall, Zoom and other online platforms have become tools for clubs and classes to run remotely amid the ongoing pandemic.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 7:31pm
Business School deans met to discuss diversity virtually.

Seven business school deans from across the country gathered on Tuesday for a live webinar to discuss issues concerning diversity, equity and inclusion in education. The event, hosted by the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, comes on the heels of growing concerns over a lack of diversity among students and faculty at the Business School.