Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 9:10pm

Engaged learning, which entails hands-on teaching and learning opportunities that often involve work with different communities in society, has become key to the University of Michigan's new site Engaged Michigan.

Aimed at centralizing the many resources, programs and initiatives on campus related to interdisciplinary and engaged learning, the site had a pilot launch last month but officially launched Tuesday. 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 5:20pm
The Bentley Historical Library

The University of Michigan is allegedly blocking the release of records donated by retired ophthalmologist John Tanton, an activist who opposes immigration and founded the Federation for American Immigration Reform, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 7:32pm
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The Women’s Studies Department at the University of Michigan was founded in 1973 with the aim of combining elements of medicine, health and law, as well as disciplines from the humanities and social sciences. It offers two majors, three minors and several graduate opportunities.

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 7:52pm
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Gov. Rick Snyder learned about outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease in Flint one month prior to January 2016, which is when he publicly stated he was informed, according to the Detroit Free Press. Harvey Hollins III, one of Snyder’s aides, provided the information in a testimony on Friday.

Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 7:44pm
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Amid an upset loss to Michigan State University on Saturday, game day saw a total attendance of 112,432 at the Big House and several security violations.

 According to crime statistics sent to the Daily by Diane Brown, spokeswoman for the University’s Division of Public Safety and Security, there were four arrests — two for disorderly conduct, one for assault and one minor in possession charge.

 

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 7:22pm

Astronomy professor Michael Meyer is at the forefront of the study of exoplanets — a field that explores planets orbiting stars outside the solar system. Recently, Meyer was part of a team which discovered a new planet.

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 6:49pm

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Michigan state Rep. Tim Kelly, R-Saginaw, to assistant secretary for career, technical and adult education in the Department of Education, according to The Detroit News. If confirmed, Kelly will leave his position as representative, which he has held since 2013.

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 6:28pm

Revolutionary Youth Alliance, A2/Ypsi, a locally-based organization aiming to fight against imperialism, racism, misogyny and other forms of oppression, held an informational meeting about the effects of gentrification and counter efforts Sunday afternoon in the Diag.

LSA sophomore Jeff Smith, one of the leaders of the presentation, explained gentrification refers to the process by which less wealthy people are displaced from their neighborhoods by wealthier people.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 7:59pm
Black Student Union members listen to President Schlissel's comments in the Union Wednesday.

Over the past year, members of the University of Michigan have both seen and responded to countless acts of hate directed at communities of color and other marginalized groups. Though the administration and campus organizations have reacted with activism and messages of support, students — along with some faculty and staff — continue to call for more action.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 9:54pm

In Montgomery Research Group, students are important contributors to many diverse research projects led by John Montgomery, the University of Michigan Margaret and Herman Sokol Professor in Medicinal or Synthetic Chemistry. Some of these students include LSA juniors Sara Alektiar and Jake Wilson, along with Rackham student Jessica Stachowski.

Alektiar said one of her favorite things about studying chemistry, which directly relates to her research, is that the concepts are logical and applicable.

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