Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:59pm
A student signs-up for the beekeeping club, one of many clubs and other sustainability related organizations present on the Diag as part of the annual EarthFest Thursday.

LSA freshman Noah Wolfson hadn’t heard of the University of Michigan’s annual fall EarthFest event, so he was pleasantly surprised when he saw, dotted across the Diag, stands offering sustainability information, donuts, apples and more.

“To be honest, I actually didn't know this was happening until I walked onto the Diag,” Wolfson said. “But after walking past, I thought I'd take a nice stroll around. I think they're really promoting sustainable energy in a really positive manner.”

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 8:48pm

Polish President Andrzej Duda and U.S. President Donald Trump’s meeting wasn’t the only conference between the two countries this week. University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance hosted a panel discussing the joint production playwright Charles Mee’s “Day and Night” with Polish institutions AST National Academy of Theatre Arts, Kraków and Warsaw-based Adam Mickiewicz Institute.

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 8:43pm
LSA professor Matthew Countryman speaks on issues of free speech and hate speech at a discussion session hosted by A/PIA studies and WeListen at Hatcher Graduate Library Monday evening.

University of Michigan students and faculty discussed issues of free speech, derogatory terms and minority groups’ efforts to reclaim these terms Monday night at the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library. The Asian/Pacific Islander American Studies Department and student group WeListen hosted the event, which used the example of The Slants — an Asian-American rock band who went to the U.S.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 8:54pm
Pulitzer prize winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen speaks about his work and life at the Michigan League Tuesday

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen, a professor at the University of Southern California, spoke Tuesday to a packed Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre on the perceptions of refufees and the Vietnamese perspective of the Vietnam War. Using his own experiences and excerpts from his award-winning books, he also discussed the importance of storytelling.

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 6:07pm
The DSN was created within the National Center for Institutional Diversity after the 1990s and early 2000s Supreme Court cases questioning the University’s affirmative action policies, when University scholars showcased research proving the importance of

The work of Naomi André, a women’s studies and Afroamerican and African studies professor at the University of Michigan, is in the humanities and the work Matthew Diemer, a U-M education and psychology professor, is in the social sciences, but both professors’ work relate to the pressing issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. That’s no coincidence.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 6:34pm

While construction work seems to appear everywhere on the University of Michigan's Central Campus this fall, a shiny new addition on North University provides relief from the constant demolition and renovation: the Biological Sciences Building.

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 12:31pm
Samuel Schultz, a New York-based baritone, has accused School of Music, Theater and Dance professor David Daniels and Daniels’ husband Scott Walters, of rape.

Samuel Schultz, a New York-based baritone, has accused School of Music, Theater and Dance professor David Daniels and Daniels’ husband Scott Walters, of sexual assault.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 6:47pm
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The University of Michigan’s STARX team, a three-year-old group that builds strength-augmenting robotic suits — otherwise known as exoskeletons — hosted the first Applied Collegiate Exoskeleton competition this year. Founder Kevin Rabideau, a 2016 U-M alum, has always been fascinated by this use of technology.

Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 3:58pm
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When 2018 graduate Sejal Mehta walked by the newly commissioned mural, a pair of maize and blue wings painted by artist Kelsey Montague, at the corner of East William and Maynard streets at Tower Plaza, she saw a fabulous Instagram opportunity. She posed underneath the wings, threw her graduation cap in the air and had her friend of four years snap the photo.

“It just turned out really well,” Mehta said. “I was wearing a yellow dress that went well with the colors and then I just posted the photo to celebrate being done with everything.”

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 1:46pm
With the fastly approaching Union renovation, though, students and staff will have to bid the billiards hall farewell.

The Michigan Union has undergone many changes over the years. In 1919, when the Union first opened, it contained a bowling alley and a barbershop. In 1925, a swimming pool was installed. While these features came and went, the billiards and games hall remained mostly intact, with a few renovations here and there.