University of Michigan professors are worried that an executive order intended to combat anti-Semitism poses a threat to their ability to teach about Middle Eastern conflict and engage with students freely in the classroom.
In 2018, Engineering senior Barry Chen went to his first and last career fair to look for aerospace engineering internships. Before the fair, he had already done research on which companies would be willing to hire international students.
The University of Michigan program “Transforming Research into Action to Improve the Lives of Students” finalized its partnership with Detroit Public Schools Community District last week to expand access to mental health care in schools, after successful implementation in Washtenaw County.
After repeated student interest, undergraduate students will be able to apply for a minor in public policy through the Ford School.
Starting this April, students can apply for one of roughly 25 spots offered for the minor. The minor is meant to give students an added option to take a curriculum in public policy, previously offered only to Ford School public policy majors.
The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved $100,000 in funding for Planned Parenthood of Michigan Title X Services to the community on Nov. 20. These services include breast cancer screenings, contraception education, sexually transmitted infection and HIV testing and other wellness exams. Title X funds do not pay for abortion services.
As a part of Veterans Week, the University of Michigan screened the documentary “Lioness” on Nov. 14. “Lioness” reveals the untold story of the first team of women soldiers to be sent into combat during the Iraq War. The documentary details the events of their journey from when they were first sent to calm tensions with local civilians to their violent struggles in battle.
The Center for the Education of Women + hosted its second CEW+ Advocacy Symposium on Tuesday. This year, the theme centered around “Redefining Leadership,” and the symposium schedule comprised keynote speakers, development workshops and a roundtable discussion.
Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton released a joint statement along with Texas District Attorney Mark Gonzalez and Miriam Aroni Krinsky, executive director of Fair and Just Prosecution, in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Oct. 17.