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.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 10:57pm
LSA sophomore Travon Stearns speaks to students from the Michigan Community Scholars Program after a racist slur was written on his door in West Quad on Sunday.

On Sunday night, more than 100 students from the Michigan Community Scholars Program learning community gathered in the Multipurpose Room of West Quadrangle Residence Hall to show support and solidarity against the racist vandalism that targeted three Black student residents.

David Schoem, director of MCSP and an adjunct associate professor, led the event.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 2:57pm
Comedian Lily Tomlin and Actress Jane Fonda rally for restaurant worker's rights At the Power Center on Friday.

Academy Award-winning actresses Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin drew an audience of about 300 students, staff and local residents Friday afternoon to the Power Center. The celebrity activists, accompanied by Saru Jayaraman — co-founder of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, an organization that aims to improve restaurant industry standards nationwide — discussed economic inequality and the minimum wage’s effects on women in the restaurant industry.

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 9:20pm

For four months of my life, I served as boss, editor, reporter, writer and tyrant all at once: This summer I worked as the managing news editor of The Michigan Daily.

It was a position I was surprised to hold for a number of reasons — the first being I didn’t see myself pursuing journalism after school.

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 2:31pm

LGBTQ-focused student groups on campus aim to foster welcoming communities and enhance professional opportunities for LGBTQ individuals and allies, at several of the University of Michigan’s schools and colleges.

Out in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Out for Business, and Outlaws are just three of the organizations with such missions.


Monday, September 4, 2017 - 4:25pm

This fall, the School of Public Health is launching its undergraduate public health major program, with its first cohort of 95 students.

Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 5:32pm

Stephen M. Ross — University of Michigan alum and benefactor for whom the Ross School of Business and Stephen M. Ross Academic Center are named — is currently being targeted for income tax evasion.

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 11:35am

Saturday, the University of Michigan celebrated its official 200th birthday, an event being celebrated all year, though several events, including four festivals.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 1:07am

On Monday, City Council unanimously passed resolutions to support a carbon fee and dividend plan in Ann Arbor. They also approved a land lease agreement with the University of Michigan.