Monday, November 21, 2016 - 4:38pm

As a result of crimes occurring near campus in recent weeks, the University of Michigan Department of Public Security and Safety has bolstered security in hopes of preventing future incidents.

University Police spokeswoman Diane Brown said DPSS is taking necessary precautions to ensure the safety of students, faculty and staff.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 5:45pm

Over the past month, MHealthy’s Tobacco Consultation Service has encouraged smokers in the University of Michigan community to “Quit For A Day” on Thursday as part of a nationwide anti-smoking day sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:51pm
Students gather to protest intimidation on the Diag Saturday.

Two hundred students, faculty and staff gathered on the Diag at 6 p.m. Saturday night to partake in a protest titled “Opposing Intimidation!”

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 3:44pm

Many staffers from the Ginsberg Center, the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center and the Office of Student Life joined graduate students to discuss responses to the presidential election results Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 5:00pm

Though the presidential election has drawn a lot of the focus on campus, local elections are ramping up in the building to Nov. 8 as well.

The Washtenaw County sheriff’s race between incumbent Sheriff Jerry Clayton (D), who has now served two four-year terms, and Ken Magee (R) will culminate with residents casting their votes on Election Day.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 7:59pm

Before kickoff at the Michigan-Michigan State football game this Saturday, Clinton campaign supporters at the rival schools will compete to recruit volunteers, according to a press release from the campaign.

They will also compete to get more votes for their football team through a text message competition.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:03pm

On Tuesday, DiagKNOWstics Learning, an educational company in Ann Arbor, posted an educational rap video on YouTube and Facebook called “Let’s Go Out and Vote!” that explains the Electoral College, targeting young voters.

The video received 44,000 views on Facebook in two days, and 58,000 views as of Thursday night. It is also being shown to students in local school districts.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 7:21pm

Gordon Kane, physics professor at the University of Michigan, was awarded the 2017 J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics by the American Physical Society last month. Kane is one of four physicists who received the honor for his contributions to the “theory of the properties, reactions, and signatures of the Higgs boson,” according to the APS website.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:53pm

University of Michigan Astronomy Prof. David Gerdes led a team of physicists to discover a new dwarf planet called 2014 UZ224 this July. The discovery was finalized earlier this week.

According to his findings, 2014 UZ224 is anywhere between 350 and 1,200 kilometers in diameter, and is approximately 8.5 billion miles from the sun. It is located in a region beyond Neptune in an area called Kuiper Belt and takes 1,136 years to complete one orbit.

Monday, October 10, 2016 - 9:27pm
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The number of sexual assault reports received by the University of Michigan’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center increased by nearly 200 percent in 2015, according to the annual University report detailing crimes reported to security personnel.

The Security and Fire Safety Report was released by the Division of Public Safety and Security in September. It encompasses reported crimes related to alcohol and drugs, as well as sexual assault.