Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3:39pm

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.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 9:37pm

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. 

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.