Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 1:47pm
Governor Gretchen Whitmer selects LSA junior Morgan McCaul to join the Michigan Board of Athletic Trainers as a public representative.

LSA junior Morgan McCaul has been selected by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, pending state senate approval, to serve on the Michigan Board of Athletic Trainers as a representative of the general public. McCaul, a sister survivor and sexual assault prevention advocate, said her personal experiences with athletic trainers give her a different view to bring to the board.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 10:26pm

A motion filed by attorney Deborah Gordon on behalf of Andrew Lipian — a vocal performance graduate program alum and plaintiff in the ongoing Lipian v. University of Michigan case — Tuesday alleged the University engaged in practices “designed to harass and oppress” Lipian.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 12:17am
Candidates take the stage for night one of the CNN Democratic Debate in the Fox Theater Tuesday night.

On Tuesday night, 10 candidates running for the Democratic presidential nomination gathered in downtown Detroit’s Fox Theatre for a live debate organized by CNN. Approximately 3,500 students, government leaders, city residents and guests were in attendance.

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 11:44am
Westland resident Allie Parker speaks about medical practices at the University of Michigan Regents meeting Thursday.

Public commenters spoke about medical processes, funding equity, investments and climate change at the University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 12:19pm

Ann Arbor residents celebrated Independence Day with the 29th annual Fourth of July parade Thursday morning. The parade, run by the Ann Arbor Jaycees, the young adult offshoot of the Chamber of Commerce, began at 10 a.m. downtown.

Jaycees co-director Carolyn Walsh said in addition to building community and offering and outlet for celebrating the holiday, the festivities offer opportunities to learn more about community groups and nonprofits. Walsh noted there are more than 60 community sponsors this year.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 12:33pm
Arthur Tarnow, U.S. District Judge speaks on President Mark Schlissel’s involvement in the Doe v. University of Michigan lawsuit Monday.

U.S. District Judge Arthur Tarnow responded to an order from the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday afternoon, criticizing University of Michigan attorneys for not participating in “good faith” and accusing the University of going “extraordinary” lengths to ensure President Mark Schlissel did not have to publicly appear in court during the ongoing Doe v. University of Michigan lawsuit.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 10:59pm

Sixteen hours before University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel was expected at U.S. District Court in Detroit for a settlement conference as part of the lawsuit Doe v. University of Michigan, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals released an order on Wednesday night postponing the meeting until further notice. The order grants an emergency motion for stay filed by University lawyers early Wednesday morning, which only asks the meeting be delayed.

Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 10:45pm
State Rep. Yousef Rabhi, announced a bill to ban most single-use polystyrene foam at a press conference in Bandemer Park on the shore of the Huron River.

On Friday afternoon, state Rep. Yousef Rabhi, D-Ann Arbor, announced a bill to ban most single-use polystyrene foam at a press conference in Bandemer Park on the shore of the Huron River. Rabhi was joined by members of Environment Michigan, the state-level muscle of environmental advocacy group Environment America.

Friday, May 24, 2019 - 2:51pm

On Friday morning, the U.S. Court of Appeals upheld the judgement in a case involving alleged tax evasion by Stephen M. Ross, University of Michigan alum and benefactor for whom the Ross School of Business and Stephen M. Ross Academic Center are named. Ross and business partners are accused of overstating the value of property donated to the University in a charitable tax deduction by the Internal Revenue Service.

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 12:24pm

The University of Michigan Board of Regents convened in Dearborn, Mich. Thursday afternoon for the third meeting of the calendar year. University President Mark Schlissel began the meeting with his address to the regents.

Schlissel said a new training to prevent sexual and gender-based misconduct for all faculty and staff across the three campuses and Michigan Medicine is being rolled out next week.