Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 3:16pm
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The University of Michigan is disciplining American Culture professor John Cheney-Lippold for rescinding his offer to write a letter of recommendation for a student as part of a boycott against the state of Israel, a letter obtained by The Michigan Daily confirmed. In the letter, dated Oct. 3, interim LSA Dean Elizabeth Cole criticized his actions and reaffirmed the University does not support this boycott.

 

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 3:11pm
Protester gather at the All Walls Have To Go demonstration on the Diag Tuesday.

Members of the University of Michigan Students Allied for Freedom and Equality and La Casa gathered in the Diag on Tuesday afternoon for an annual demonstration, focused on the border wall between Israel and West Bank Palestinian territories, as well as the border wall between the United States and Mexico.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 3:25pm
Gérard Mourou, an A. D. Moore distinguished University professor emeritus in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, received a Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for pioneering the field of high-speed and high-intensity lasers.

Gérard Mourou, an A. D. Moore distinguished University professor emeritus in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, received a Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for pioneering the field of high-speed and high-intensity lasers. The University of Michigan ranks among the top 50 universities in the world with the most Nobel Prize winners.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 3:56pm

The University of Michigan’s School of Art & Design is now offering a three-credit course designed to make voting “irresistible.” Associate Profs. Stephanie Rowden and Hannah Smotrich teach the new course titled Voting is Sexy.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 2:54pm

Arul Chinnaiyan, a member of the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center, has received an Outstanding Investigator Award and $6.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute. Over the next seven years, this grant will fund Chinnaiyan in his research on understanding genetic markers and cancer treatments that can be targeted to specific markers.

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 11:40am
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As exams come to an end and a majority of students begin moving off campus for the summer, the Michigan Daily spoke with University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel on Monday morning to hear his opinion on large issues he’s encountered over the past semester, such as the University’s previous negotiations with white supremacist Richard Spencer, the current status of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization's bargaining efforts and the University’s lobbying strategy for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival students and more.

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 5:38pm
Vice President for Student Life E. Royster Harper speaks with The Michigan Daily for the final interview of the semester Friday afternoon.

On Friday afternoon, The Michigan Daily sat down with Vice President for Student Life E. Royster Harper for the final interview of the term. The conversation included discussions on recent administrative approval to change the names of C.C. Little Science Building and Winchell House, Greek life winter recruitment, and the recent CSG elections.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:05pm
Emily Lawsin, Lecturer in American Culture (A/PIA Studies Program) and Women’s studies, speaks to concerns surrounding A/PIA Studies at the University during a panel highlighting the program Wednesday evening.

On Wednesday evening, the United Asian American Organizations at the University of Michigan hosted a panel to promote the Asian, Pacific Islander American studies program on campus and call attention to a 2017 lawsuit citing discrimination against program faculty.

Panelists included graduate and undergraduate students, as well as Emily Lawsin, a lecturer in American culture and women’s studies, and Scott Kurashige, a former professor in history and American culture.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 9:15pm

For LSA senior Madeleine Conrad, an out-of-state student from California, the differences in enrollment numbers between in-state and out-of-state students at the University of Michigan reflect the diverse perspectives brought by out-of-state students. Yet Conrad feels conflicted when she considers the role she feels the University should play in supporting in-state students.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 3:27pm
Participants in Ann Arbor’s 47th annual Hash Bash found themselves under the influence of more than just cannabis Saturday afternoon.

Participants in Ann Arbor’s 47th annual Hash Bash found themselves under the influence of more than just cannabis Saturday afternoon, as thousands gathered at the University of Michigan’s Diag: several politicians also found their way to the city’s popular weed festival, all hoping to convince voters they were biggest supporters of legalizing it.