Monday, August 7, 2017 - 3:02pm
Prospective undergraduate students attend an event hosted by the Big House Program at Rackham on Monday

About 30 prospective minority undergraduate students gathered at Assembly Hall in Rackham Monday afternoon to meet with current University of Michigan students and administrative members to explore the advantages of choosing to study at the University for their undergraduate career.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 9:35pm
University of Michigan's North Campus

While many of her future classmates were eager to find fellow students also living in their residence halls at first-year student orientation this past month, LSA freshman Frances Bray was left in the dark.

“Most people that I talked to who had already heard about their housing were on Central Campus or the Hill and no one had heard about being on North, so I assumed they were just going worst to best,” Bray said.

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 8:34pm
Visitors walk through the Ann Arbor Art Fair in downtown Ann Arbor on Friday.

The 58th Ann Arbor Art Fair is well underway as thousands explore over 5,000 artist attractions and tents filling the downtown streets and University of Michigan campus. The event will continue through Sunday.

The fair is composed of four distinct, smaller fairs covering different areas of Ann Arbor from Main Street to the South University Avenue district.

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:26pm
State Sen. Rebekah Warren (D–Ann Arbor) speaks at Washtenaw Community College on Monday, March 21, 2011.

State Sen. Rebekah Warren (D–Ann Arbor) and state Rep. Ronnie Peterson (D–Ypsilanti) spoke at the Riverside Art Center in downtown Ypsilanti to over 40 people on behalf of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan’s third and final Field Hearing Monday night. They discussed the current battle against the Republican health care bill in the Senate and its effects on women’s health if passed.

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 11:07am

On Monday, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel released a letter to the community expressing concern for a federal proposal, part of the FY18 budget, that would cut funding for research at the University, specifically targeting reimbursements for facilities and administrative costs. Schlissel said the proposal would reduce jobs and “shift research portfolios.” 

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 10:15pm
The Michigan Solar Car Team reveals their 14th solar car, Novum, at the Michigan Theater on Friday.

Hundreds came out to witness the unveiling of the University of Michigan Solar Car team’s 14th solar-electric racing car NOVUM Friday night at the Michigan Theater.

Since 1989, the University’s premier solar car team has taken home nine national championships, five top-three finishes in the World Solar Challenge and a first-place finish internationally in 2015 at the Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge.

Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 4:13pm

Hundreds of community members organized on the University of Michigan Diag Sunday afternoon to partake in Ann Arbor’s Impeachment March — one of many taking place across the country today — urging legislators to take action to impeach President Donald Trump.

Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 1:24am
Ira Glass, host of the radio program This American Life, presents Seven Things I've Learned at the Power Center as part of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival on Saturday.

Headlining the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, hundreds of community members came to watch renowned U.S. storyteller Ira Glass perform at the University of Michigan’s Power Center for the Performing Arts Saturday night.

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 5:28pm

Due to the new Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum, developed and lead by the University of Michigan International Institute, students who want to study Islam — but whose universities don’t offer the course — now can.

The new digital curriculum creates a cross-university classroom where other schools in the Big Ten Academic Alliance can explore their interests in Islamic studies by attending an in-person class at the University virtually.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 6:14pm
A person in the crowd holds a weed flag during the annual Hash Bash celebration in the Diag.

In the past three decades, an increasing number of students have been trying marijuana for the first time in college, according to a recent study led by Research Prof. Richard Miech at the University's Institute for Social Research.