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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Deborah K. Jones, a former U.S. Ambassador to Libya, spent 37 years as a career diplomat, serving as ambassador to Kuwait from 2008 to 2011, and assuming various other posts throughout the Middle East, Africa and South America. In a lecture titled “Enduring U.S. Interests in the Near East,” held Wednesday afternoon, Jones also discussed how the United States can continue to maintain its strategic interests in the Middle East while cooperating with governments and rebel factions in the region.
A variety of panelists from Chinese businesses, government and media who aimed to share their insights on the future of economic relations between the United States and China spoke at the 2017 Michigan China Forum, which was held at the Ross School of Business over the weekend as part of the bicentennial of the University of Michigan.
Ann Arbor City Council’s March 5 decision to contract Hillard Heintze LLC, a Chicago-based security consulting firm, to review Ann Arbor Police Department practices elicited a variety of responses from Ann Arbor students, activists and other stakeholders.