Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:29pm
The University of Michigan has decided to cancel all events and classes on campus, beginning 12 a.m. Wednesday and intends to resume activity 7 a.m. Friday.

In light of sub-zero temperatures and extreme wind chills predicted for Wednesday and Thursday, the University of Michigan has decided to cancel all events and classes on campus, beginning 12 a.m. Wednesday and intends to resume activity 7 a.m. Friday. This will be the third time in 40 years the school has closed due to weather.

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 7:27pm
 UM Dearborn Prof. Joy Beatty discusses the new policy restricting faculty and student relationships at the Senate Assembly meeting in the League Monday.

The University of Michigan Senate Assembly met Monday to discuss electronic voting, student-faculty relationships and faculty rights.

The Senate Assembly planned to vote on the creation of electronic voting and digital attendance, the Senate Assembly Committee on University Affairs Nomination Committee and  making the currently ad-hoc Davis, Markert, Nickerson Academic Freedom Lecture Committee permanent. However, only 21 faculty members attended, meaning the quorum required for a vote was not met..

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:12pm
The Carceral State Project panel speaks to the audience about prison reform and the increasing incarceration rate at the Hatcher Gallery Wednesday evening.

The Carceral State Project hosted a symposium Wednesday night in the Hatcher Graduate Library to discuss the flaws of the prison experience and the justice system. The symposium, which drew a crowd of over 100 attendees, is the third installation out of six events that will take place this academic year.

The Carceral State Project is a University of Michigan program that encourages collaboration between faculty, students and the community in order to learn about and advocate for criminal justice reform.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 4:17pm
Several police cars blocking off Westbound East Huron Street due to the crash Monday evening.

A 21 year old male University of Michigan student was hit by a car Monday night in a crosswalk near North Quadrangle.

According to the Ann Arbor Police Department, the collision occurred on East Huron Street between Thayer and Ingalls at approximately 9:59 pm.

The Michigan student is now in critical condition at Michigan Medicine.

AAPD said the driver, a male 17 year old Ann Arbor resident, is being cooperative with the ongoing investigation.

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 6:10pm
Billy at her house during an interview with The Michigan Daily.

While We Were Away is a new University of Michigan student-run podcast and part of the Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP). The podcast tells the stories of formerly incarcerated people and their experiences coming home.

LSA senior Hannah French, producer and co-founder of the podcast, said While We Were Away began when she and classmates noticed a lack of resources and support for those re-entering society. She said the podcast aims to give a voice to former prisoners.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 4:58pm

Food Literacy for All, a new University of Michigan course that focuses on the global food system, is being offered for the third time this semester. The lecture series is open to University students for credit and is free for community members. Acclaimed guest speakers will present on topics including obesity, climate change, food capitalism and breastfeeding.