The “college tour” of Neo-Nazi and white supremacist Richard Spencer will possibly include a stop at the University of Michigan, eliciting outraged reactions from students, faculty and staff from both sides of the political sphere.
The University of Michigan has seen countless acts of hate targeted against people of color and other marginalized communities in recent years. The University administration has responded to such acts in a variety of ways.
Twelve students from the University of Michigan’s Climate Blue organization just returned to campus after attending the 2017 United Nations Climate Change Conference earlier this month in Bonn, Germany. This year marked the 23rd meeting of the Conference of Parties, held under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; the UNFCCC is an international treaty that was signed at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992 to mark the beginning of international cooperation in addressing climate change.
Each week, The Michigan Daily’s news desk will be publishing a most-read wrap up of the previous week’s most popular articles based on the number of online reads each article received. Here are the five most read from Nov. 12 to Nov. 18:
Z Nicolazzo addressed a crowd of approximately 100 Monday night at the School of Social Work as part of Transgender Awareness Week. Nicolazzo, who uses the gender-neutral pronouns ze and hir, is an assistant professor in the Adult and Higher Education program, and a faculty associate in the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality at Northern Illinois University.
Each week, The Michigan Daily’s news desk publishes a most-read wrap up of the previous week’s most popular articles, based on the number of online reads each article received. Here are the five most-read from Nov. 6 to Nov. 10:
Approximately 17 University of Michigan students, representing various student organizations, will be attending the first national conference hosted by Students Organize for Syria this weekend at Loyola University Chicago to discuss solutions and raise awareness for the thousands of people who have died and millions who have been displaced as a result of violent oppression and civil war in Syria.
Climate change and options for supporting the environment were among the central topics discussed at the Climate Change Summit Friday, where seven panelists — each with a career related to the environment and sustainability — discussed the best ways to contribute to climate research and environmental stability.
Approximately 100 University of Michigan community members gathered at the Dana Natural Resources Building to hear Jonathan Overpeck, the inaugural Samuel A. Graham Dean of the University’s new School for Environment and Sustainability, discuss plans for the new school and its mission to serve the public Thursday evening.