Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 12:52am
Parker Stinar, the lead attorney on the case, joined Michael Nimmo and Dan Sloane, partners at the Denver-based law firm, for a press conference where they discussed the legal issues surrounding their case.

Attorneys from Wahlberg, Woodruff, Nimmo & Sloane, LLP discussed the outcome of two meetings with Tim Lynch, vice president and general counsel of the University of Michigan, Wednesday night in Novi. 

The Denver-based law firm is representing more than 50 alleged victims of sexual misconduct, as of the meeting, from now-deceased University physician Robert Anderson. 

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 3:16pm
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Brian Noble, department chair of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering, has stepped down as of Friday morning. 

In an email sent to students in the department Friday morning, Engineering Dean Alec Gallimore wrote that Prof. Peter Chen will assume the role immediately. The reasoning for Noble’s decision was not specified in the email.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 1:59pm
Change At Michigan, a Central Student Government campaign focused on increasing the organization’s connection to students, announced its candidacy for the March election Wednesday night.

 

Change At Michigan, a Central Student Government campaign focused on increasing the organization’s connection to students, announced its candidacy for the March election Wednesday night.

In an interview with The Daily, Rackham student Austin Glass, presidential candidate of Change At Michigan, said CSG has done work to better the experiences of students on campus. However, he said the organization should do more in the realm of advocating the needs of students to the University of Michigan administration.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 8:25pm
Ben Gerstein, Central Student Government President, apologizes to the student body for a video from high school where he makes remarks about Palestine.

Multicultural organizations at the University called for Ben Gerstein, president of Central Student Government and Public Policy junior, to apologize for remarks he made in a video and article about Palestine while in high school.

After a social media statement made by Students Allied for Freedom and Equality demanding public apologies from both Gerstein and CSG, Gerstein issued a statement on his personal Facebook page Wednesday afternoon apologizing for any harm caused and saying he no longer holds the views conveyed in the video.

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 11:51pm
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Mobilize, a Central Student Government party “dedicated to running a campaign that prioritizes and empowers the voices of all students,” announced its intention on Monday night to have a slate of students seek CSG seats in the March election. Mobilize is the first party to publicly share its formation.

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 11:47am
Susan Collins, left, speaks with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in 2017 as part of the Ford Policy Talks series.

Susan M. Collins, former dean of the Ford School of Public Policy, was named acting provost of the University of Michigan Thursday morning. This announcement comes after Martin Philbert was placed on leave last week following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 2:36pm
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First-year applicants to the University of Michigan now have the option to submit an additional essay separate from the three required as part of the application.

The Daily obtained a screenshot of the webpage informing applicants of the essay from a high school senior who was deferred and requested anonymity due to concern for her application status.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 8:32pm
The Michigan Daily has a newly elected editor in chief and class of managing editors for the 2020 calendar year.

The Michigan Daily has a newly elected editor in chief and class of managing editors for the 2020 calendar year. The new editors will lead their respective sections and the newspaper in its 129th year of print.

Staff-wide elections determined the incoming editor in chief and editorial page editors, while the paper’s management desk selected the new managing editor and the new editor of The Daily’s weekly magazine, The Statement. Each section’s staff elected their respective editors.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 5:05pm
University of Michigan students involved in the Don’t Leave Us Behind Campaign have taken action to advocate against a controversial state reading law.

University of Michigan students involved in the Don’t Leave Us Behind Campaign have taken action to advocate against a controversial state reading law.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 6:27pm
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 For Astronomy 104, LSA sophomore Katie Charlic had to purchase “Alien Skies: A Travelogue of the Universe.” The book, which retails on Barnes & Noble’s website for upwards of $130, was written by astronomy professor Mario Mateo, who teaches the course.