Friday, March 5, 2021 - 1:15pm

Big Ten university leaders — including University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel — used a private network exempt from public record laws to communicate about fall COVID-19 outbreaks on campus and the 2020 football season, the Washington Post reported Friday. 

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:30pm

This article is a part of a data-driven series in which The Michigan Daily obtained records on the top 301 schools by number of applications to the University of Michigan for the Fall 2019 freshman class through a public records request. These data are not representative of the entire freshman class, nor is the data about the schools a perfect aggregate representation of all students who attend the University.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12:10am

The Ann Arbor City Council met virtually Monday evening to discuss access to housing for formerly incarcerated residents as well as release public information on Council Rules, a city recycling program and improved snow removal on sidewalks. 

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 2:52pm

Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor was appointed as a special adviser to the Global Executive Committee on Climate Action last Wednesday. Taylor was appointed by Local Governments for Sustainability, also known as International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), last Wednesday. 

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 2:55pm
Ann Arbor community is considering implementing a city-wide snow removal services to minimize dangers.

The debate around the use of city-wide snow removal for sidewalks and driveway aprons has gained renewed interest after being brought up at a Jan. 4 Ann Arbor City Council meeting, with some residents asking for a more coordinated service that will minimize the dangers of icy sidewalks. 

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 12:21pm

Students with hearing and visual impairments have always experienced accessibility concerns with their education. With most classes taught remotely this academic year, these students are experiencing both difficulties and unexpected benefits with the online format as they navigate technology and accommodations.

Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 3:16pm
Amytess Girgis, an LSA junior at the time, speaks outside of a Board of Regents meeting in 2019.

LSA senior Amytess Girgis recently became the 29th student from the University of Michigan to receive the Rhodes Scholarship, the oldest and most prestigious international scholarship program. Girgis was awarded the honor for her work in campus and community organizing and for her thesis researching the increase in mutual aid groups in the wake of the current pandemic. 

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 2:38pm
The Graduate Employees’ Organization says they see some of their demands reflected in the University's plan for the winter semester.

After the University of Michigan released plans for the winter semester incorporating more significant measures to mitigate COVID-19 spread on campus, the Graduate Employees’ Organization told leaders, including University President Mark Schlissel, to give credit where it is due and acknowledge that they asked for these measures when they went on strike in September. 

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 2:38pm

With Washtenaw County’s two-week stay-in-place order affecting all undergraduates, students are advocating for the University of Michigan to reinstate the Pass/No Record Covid grading system used in winter 2020 for the fall semester as well.