Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 5:39pm
 University President Mark Schlissel releases a statement on Tuesday, along with the Board of Regents, updating the University community on these reports of sexual misconduct.

On Jan. 21, Martin A. Philbert, provost of the University of Michigan, was placed on administrative leave following several allegations of sexual misconduct. On Feb. 19, multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against the late Dr. Robert Anderson, former director of University Health Service and athletic team physician, came to light. 

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 5:10pm
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel discusses the endowment, Provost Martin Philbert, sexual misconduct policy, GEO bargaining and more.

Daily Staff Reporters Emma Stein, Arjun Thakkar and Calder Lewis sat down with University President Mark Schlissel this Tuesday for their monthly interview to discuss University policy, commitments and challenges.

Topics of discussion included the endowment, University Provost Martin Philbert, University sexual misconduct policy and health services at the U-M Flint and Dearborn campuses.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 9:05pm
President Mark Schlissel discusses Provost Philbert, divestment, and carbon neutrality at the Fleming Administration Building Tuesday afternoon.

Daily Staff Reporters Emma Stein, Parnia Mazhar and Arjun Thakkar sat down with Schlissel this Tuesday for their monthly interview with questions inspired from community input.

Topics of discussion included the sexual misconduct allegations against University Provost Martin Philbert, divestment from fossil fuels, the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality and more.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 4:29pm
University of Michigan Central Student Government, along with the student governments of the other Big Ten schools, passed a resolution calling for divestment from fossil fuels.

The University of Michigan Central Student Government passed a resolution demanding that the University freeze all fossil fuel investments and commits to divestment by 2020, according to a statement released Jan. 26.

The resolution was brought up at the Association of Big 10 Students conference in front of student representatives from every Big 10 school.

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 8:18pm
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Tuesday, December 24, 2019 - 3:40pm
Three home invasions took place near the University of Michigan campus between Dec. 20 and Dec. 23.

Three home invasions took place near the University of Michigan campus between Dec. 20 and Dec. 23.

According to the crime report released by the Division of Public Safety and Security, the invasions occurred on the 1000 block of Church Street and the 1000 block of Prospect Street.

The perpetrator reportedly cut window screens and climbed through windows in order to enter the homes. Although it is still unknown whether anything was taken, other methods of force were also used to enter certain rooms once inside the house. 

Friday, December 20, 2019 - 5:50pm
A jury found the University of Michigan did not discriminate against lecturer Emily Lawsin and former professor Scott Kursashige.

On Friday, after two days of deliberating, the jury found the University of Michigan did not discriminate against Emily Lawsin and Scott Kurashige. Lawsin and Kurashige filed a discrimination lawsuit in 2016 against the University under the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act, with claims of disparate treatment, discriminatory hiring practices and sex discrimination, among others. 

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 1:37pm
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Two attempted home invasions took place on Wednesday, Dec. 12 near the University of Michigan campus within 10 minutes of each other.

The first break-in occurred on the 700 block of Arbor Street at around 12:50 p.m. According to a report by the University of Michigan Department of Public Safety and Security, a suspect was found inside the house looking for returnable containers.

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 10:40pm
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Members of the Climate Action Movement and the One University Coalition from all three U-M campuses joined forces to protest before and after the Board of Regents meeting on Thursday, ultimately blockading the exits following the meeting in response to the University’s lack of action regarding their demands. 

Monday, December 2, 2019 - 6:35pm
The trial for a discrimination lawsuit in 2016 against the University of Michigan under the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act began at the Washtenaw County Courthouse Monday.

Current faculty member Emily Lawsin and former faculty member Scott Kurashige filed a discrimination lawsuit in 2016 against the University of Michigan under the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act. The trial began today at 9 a.m. at the Washtenaw County Court and it is scheduled to continue until December 23.