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.

Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 6:38pm
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This past semester, The Michigan Daily conducted a survey which received close to 400 responses about the nature of imposter syndrome at the University of Michigan. Imposter syndrome refers to a psychological pattern in which an individual dismisses their accomplishments and fears being exposed as lacking or just simply a “fraud.” The survey included questions that asked students to self-report their demographics.  Demographics questions that had the most significant results included income and gender, while others such as race did not provide conclusive data.

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.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 8:09pm
Law professor Catharine MacKinnon speaks about the law and politics of sexual harassment in light of the #MeToo movement during a lecture in the Rackham Amphitheatre Thursday.

Thursday afternoon, more than 300 people attended Law professor Catharine A. MacKinnon’s lecture titled “Sexual Harassment: The Law, the Politics and the Movement.” The lecture focused on feminist topics such as the recent #MeToo cultural movement and the potential shift of women’s roles in society.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 5:49pm
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The University of Michigan will begin offering optional active attacker training to students, faculty, staff and community members through a program called “Capable Guardian: Instruct, Evacuate, Shelter, Defend.” The training is provided through the safety and security company Threat Suppression Incorporated and will be implemented by the Division of Public Safety and Security.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 11:29pm
Students discuss the role the U.S. should play in the world and other foreign policy issues during a WeListen discussion in Weiser Hall Tuesday.

Tuesday night in Weiser Hall, WeListen hosted a discussion focused on America’s role in foreign policy to a room of roughly 30 students.

WeListen brings together groups of students from various political backgrounds to bridge the increasing political divide on campus. The organization focuses on understanding other opinions to create healthy discussion.