The Daily sat down with University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel to get his take on sexual assault charges against ex-USA gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, ongoing negotiations with white supremacist Richard Spencer and protections for
On Friday afternoon, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke to a full house of University of Michigan students and community members at Stamps Auditorium. As part of the class Entrepreneurship 407: Entrepreneurship Hour, Emanuel discussed entrepreneurship and innovation, drawing both on his past and present experience in politics.
Central Student Government hosted the kickoff and information session for Innovate, a public service pitch competition, in the Michigan League Wednesday evening with approximately 100 students in attendance. Students were able to hear information on how to become involved in the program, and were addressed by several guest speakers.
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel was honored Monday evening as one of four recipients of the Let Freedom Ring Award at the Cobo Center in Detroit. The award was presented by the Rainbow PUSH Automotive Project, an organization founded by civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson that seeks to promote participation by people of color in the economic growth of the global automotive industry.
Engineering junior Anna Learis spends the majority of her time on the University of Michigan’s North Campus. She says learning in a less active environment than Central Campus, coupled with the difficulty of the engineering curriculum, can create a rather stressful environment for some students.
The University of Michigan is not playing around — on Jan. 13 and 14, the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance will host for the first time the North American Conference on Video Game Music for its fifth annual gathering. The conference will feature discussions on the different aspects of video game music, such as composition and music theory, and seeks to bring together scholars who specialize in these topics.
After spending the winter semester of 2017 campaigning for Central Student Government leadership on the three pillars of voice, opportunity and momentum, the eMerge party led by President Anushka Sarkar, an LSA senior, and Vice President Nadine Jawad, a Public Policy senior, has taken several steps this semester in fulfilling their promises of last spring, including passing a number of resolutions and initiatives.
Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley announced Tuesday morning he will be running for governor in 2018. According to the Detroit Free Press, this is a position Calley has been hinting at for months, and the announcement follows a statement made to reporters on Monday in which Calley said “stay tuned for some big news.”
University of Michigan Central Student Government President Anushka Sarkar, an LSA senior, signed the assembly’s resolution AR 7-019 that calls for the University to investigate possible divestment from companies that violate Palestinian human rights.