Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 10:08pm

Football Coach Jim Harbaugh at the University of Michigan announced he might ask former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama to be honorary captains at a fall football game. 

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 9:20pm
University of Michigan Regents Mark Bernstein, Shauna Ryder Diggs, and University President Mark Schlissel after the Regent's meeting on Thursday.

At Thursday’s meeting of the University of Michigan Board of Regents, board members approved the Ann Arbor campus’s Fiscal Year 2017-18 General Fund Operating Budget, Student Tuition and Fee Rates, which includes a 2.9 percent increase in tuition for in-state students and a 4.5 percent increase in tuition for out-of-state students.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 7:51pm
Julian Castro, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, speaks at the Mendelssohn Theatre in the Michigan League on Wednesday.

On Wednesday afternoon, Julián Castro, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama from 2014 to 2017, addressed a crowd of approximately 100 at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre in the Michigan League.   

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 6:21pm
Max Kleiman-Weiner presents at the third annual Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making at Rackham Graduate School.

The third Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making took place at the Rackham Graduate School between Sunday and Thursday this week.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 11:21pm

The University of Michigan was praised at the Tony Awards, Sunday night.

Gavin Creel dedicated his award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance in “Hello, Dolly!” to the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Creel graduated in 1998.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:33pm
Researchers discuss findings from different disciplines as part of their project to better understand bicultural communities.

A research project conducted through the University of Michigan is bringing together linguists and cultural analysts to better understand bicultural communities.

The project, titled “Argentine Afrikaners: Interrogating Hybridity in a Unique Diasporic Community,” looks at a bilingual community in Patagonia, Argentina to better understand cultural and linguistic relations between Afrikaans, a language spoken in South Africa, and Argentinian Spanish, a language spoken in South America, communities. 

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 10:45pm
Volunteers from Ford Motor Company help improve irrigation techniques at the Campus Farm on Thursday.

On Thursday, volunteers from Ford Motor Company and leaders from the University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program gathered at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens in Ann Arbor to help expand opportunities at the Campus Farm — a year-round, student-run greenhouse and farm space that launched in 2012 and is overseen by UMSFP.     

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 10:54pm
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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testified before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Tuesday morning about the proposed budget for the Department of Education. Despite lingering controversy, DeVos defended the proposal.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 10:31pm
Filmmaker Chris Whipple discusses the role of the White House Chief of Staff at the Gerald R. Ford Library on Tuesday

On Tuesday night, Chris Whipple — an acclaimed filmmaker of pictures such as The Spymasters, author and Emmy Award-winning producer — presented the importance of the White House Chief of Staff, a role he describes as the second most powerful job in government, to a crowd of approximately 200 at the Gerald R. Ford Library.

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 5:33pm
Students call their state representative in front of a social justice and signature sign.

On Friday, approximately 150 high school students from seven schools in Oakland, Wayne and Macomb counties gathered at Oakland Schools in Waterford for the Equitable Futures Student Forum — an event to encourage students to get involved in social justice.