Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 9:05pm
E. Royster Harper, Vice President of Student Life, announced her retirement from the University of Michigan in an email sent Thursday morning.

Vice President of Student Life E. Royster Harper, is retiring from the University of Michigan after 20 years in her current position.

In an email to the University community Thursday morning, Harper announced her retirement, which will be effective at the beginning of the Winter 2020 semester. She cited wanting to spend more time with her family and enjoying other life pursuits as the reason for her retirement.

Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 5:51pm
Stephen Biegun spoke at a packed Rackham Auditorium Friday afternoon as the inaugural speaker in a launch series organized to celebrate the opening of the Weiser Diplomacy Center, hosted by the Ford School of Public Policy.

Since North Korea began building their nuclear arsenal, maintaining diplomacy with North Korea has been a point of contention in the United States. The individual tasked with the challenge of negotiating U.S. diplomatic efforts with North Korea is U.S. Representative for North Korea, Stephen Biegun.

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 7:05pm
Michigan Medicine shared a possible health information breach in an article released August 16th.

Michigan Medicine published an article last month notifying patients about a possible health information breach. An estimated 5,500 patients were put at risk due to an email phishing campaign.

The incident occurred when an email containing a malicious link was sent to 3,200 employees in July. Three employees clicked on the link.

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 12:48pm
The Chemistry Building at the University of Michigan houses many research projects for students and faculty.

Perch, an online research platform created by a team of mostly University of Michigan students, launched Monday. The startup aims to connect more students and graduates across the country with research positions.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 3:17pm
On Thursday afternoon, approximately 50 students and faculty gathered in North Quad Residence Hall to hear Tarleton Gillespie, principal researcher at Microsoft Research New England and Cornell University affiliated associate professor, discuss content mo

On Thursday afternoon, approximately 50 students and faculty gathered in North Quad Residence Hall to hear Tarleton Gillespie, principal researcher at Microsoft Research New England and Cornell University affiliated associate professor, discuss content moderation in social media. The talk, which was hosted by the Center for Political Studies, School of Information and the Communication Studies department, was the final part of the “Ethics and Politics of AI” speaker series.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 6:56pm
Business sophomores undergo accelerated recruiting for 2020

While many University of Michigan students are scrambling to secure an internship for the quickly approaching summer, some Business students have already been recruited for the summer of 2020. In an effort to land prestigious internships at top finance and banking firms, many Business sophomores have undergone an accelerated recruiting process for positions, which started winter semester.

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 6:38pm
The University of Michigan Senate Assembly voted to table a resolution that would support the faculty open letter on climate change action.

In its final meeting of the semester, the University of Michigan Senate Assembly voted to table a resolution that would support the faculty open letter on climate change action. Marschall Runge, executive vice president for medical affairs, also spoke to the assembly about the Medical School and University health system.

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 9:41pm
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg announces his presidential candidacy in South Bend, Indiana Sunday.

SOUTH BEND, IN — Mayor Pete Buttigieg officially announced his candidacy for president of the United States Sunday afternoon in South Bend, Indiana. Crowds began to gather as early as 8 a.m. for the 2:30 p.m. announcement, with thousands of supporters packing into the town’s former Studebaker automaker factory.

If elected, Buttigieg would not only be the first openly gay president but also the country’s youngest president at 37 years old.

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 6:33pm
Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, speaks to more than a thousand people at a rally at Macomb Community College in Warren, Michigan.

Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont, returned to the campaign trail in Michigan on Saturday, pitching himself as an alternative to President Donald Trump in 2020. Sanders spoke to more than a thousand people at a rally at Macomb Community College in Warren, criticizing the Trump administration while calling for universal healthcare and economic policy to confront stagnating wages and declining mobility.

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 5:59pm
Panelists discuss counterterrorism at the Ford School Friday afternoon. Panelists include Mike J. Rogers (middle left), Ambassador Rajendra Abhyankar (middle right) and Javed Ali (right).

Friday night, the Michigan Foreign Policy Council hosted an event on global perspectives of national security with an emphasis on counterterrorism. About 100 students gathered to participate in the event, which was held in Annenberg Auditorium at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and consisted of a research symposium and panel discussion.

The research symposium focused on the work of the students in MFPC, while the panel centered around the experiences of foreign policy experts.