Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 7:59pm

A new Amtrak station may be coming to a University hospital near you.

The city of Ann Arbor released a draft environmental assessment report on Monday detailing options for the new Amtrak station, which has been mired in more than a decade of delays. The report names Fuller Park, near the University of Michigan Hospital, as the preferred location for a new train station and parking facilities.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 7:21pm
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Many professors, researchers and academics administration in the White House have gone on record in resisting President Donald Trump’s administration’s affinity for ultra-right-wing news outlets often reporting unfounded stories.

Andrew J. Hoffman, Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the Ross School of Business and School for Environment and Sustainability, said it is too early to give up. Instead, he said academics can save a “post-truth” world by not shying away from politics and aggressively engaging with the public.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 7:18pm

Churches and synagogues throughout Washtenaw County are teaming up to house undocumented immigrants facing threats of deportation.

The project, called the Washtenaw Congregational Sanctuary, was formally announced earlier this month at the Church of the Good Shepherd as a collaboration between the Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice and the Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights. It has not yet received anyone, but is ready to provide shelter immediately for those who need it.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 3:10pm

University of Michigan paleontologists are investigating a construction site in Byron Township, Michigan, after workers excavated the fossils of what appeared to be a giant prehistoric mammal Aug. 31.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 9:39pm
Ann Arbor City Council convenes in City Hall to hear community concerns and discuss pressing issues Tuesday evening.

City Council passed a resolution Tuesday taking a stand against the Trump administration’s controversial travel ban.

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:46pm
Engineering Student Government members hold a meeting in the Union.

A new Counseling and Psychological Services center, as well as a 3-D printing lab, will come to North Campus soon following a $7,500 grant from Engineering Student Government.

The North Campus Wellness Zone will include amenities like massage chairs, sun lamps and yoga and meditation tools, and will become the first CAPS resource center on North Campus. This is an addition to the two CAPS counselors who have been serving the College of Engineering since January. It will be located in Pierpont Commons. 

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 11:38pm

Concerned citizens filled Larcom City Hall Monday night as the Ann Arbor City Council voted to authorize the sale of the Library Lot, a piece of real estate across from the downtown Ann Arbor District Library on Fifth Avenue, to Chicago developer Core Spaces. Core Spaces, a firm centered around real estate management, is set to built a high-rise at the location. 

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 4:06pm

Stephen Kunselman, a former City Council member from 2006 to 2008 and from 2009 to 2015, has declared his intent to seek the Democratic Party nomination for a council seat currently held by Councilmember Zachary Ackerman (D–Ward 3).

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 9:57pm
James Morrow. the A.F.K. Organski Collegiate Professor of World Politics at the University of Michigan, talks about the impact of the Trump administration at the Jack L. Walker Conference on Tuesday.

University of Michigan students and faculty gathered Tuesday evening in the Michigan Union to discuss President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office for the annual Jack L. Walker Conference, hosted by the Undergraduate Political Science Association and sponsored by the Political Science Department.

The conference, named after Jack L. Walker, the late University professor of political science, explores different topics in politics every winter semester with experts and professionals in government and academia.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 4:40pm
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Antara Afrin’s small stature belies her ambitious dreams. A mentor and role model to aspiring doctors from underrepresented backgrounds, she plans to make medicine more accessible to people like her in the United States.

Antara is the undergraduate president of the University of Michigan Medical School’s Doctors of Tomorrow, a program that sparks interest in underrepresented minority students in health fields and provides the resources students need to be successful in pursuing medical careers. Antara currently tutors public school students in Detroit.

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