Monday, February 19, 2018 - 9:22pm
Rick Fitzgerald, assistant vice president for Public Affairs, speaks on the changing of Michigan Time at the University Council meeting in the Michigan Union Monday.

The University of Michigan’s University Council — a group of executives from student governments across campus — convened Monday night to discuss further development of the Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities, the elimination of Michigan Time this coming May and a resolution regarding the academic calendar of the 2020-2021 school year.

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 7:15pm

Mark Hoeltzel, a former University of Michigan pediatric rheumatology specialist, was arrested at Detroit Metropolitan Airport Monday morning on charges of child pornography. He was returning from an out-of-state trip, but has been under FBI investigation since December.

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 10:08pm
CSG Vice President Nadine Jawad speaks about the Campus Affordability Guide and listens to the questions and concerns students have about it in the Michigan League Monday.

University of Michigan students and representatives from Central Student Government gathered Monday night in the Michigan League for a town hall to discuss the suggestions and revisions for an updated version of the Campus Affordability guide.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 7:27pm

In the midst of criticism regarding its Campus Affordability Guide, Central Student Government has undertaken the challenge to rework the manual to be more inclusive and realistic for low-income students at the University of Michigan. Updates include a town hall to be convened Monday evening and a revised guide. 

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 6:56pm
Georgetown Law professor Peter Edelman spoke about his current book, “Not a Crime to Be Poor” at the Ford School of Public Policy Thursday.

More than 50 students and faculty gathered at the Ford School of Public Policy Thursday afternoon for a speech from Georgetown Law professor Peter Edelman on his current book, “Not a Crime to Be Poor.” The event was co-facilitated by the School of Public Policy School and the Poverty Solutions initiative at the University of Michigan.

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 7:28pm
Erica James, a professor of medical anthropology and urban studies at MIT, discusses hauntology and how race and class affect the spectral realm at Tisch Hall Monday.

Erica Caple James, MIT associate professor of medical anthropology and urban studies, discussed the importance of historical preservation of monuments and sites and their implications in modern society in to more than 50 students and faculty Monday afternoon in a talk titled “The Matter of Black Lives: Hauntology, Infrastructure, and the Necropolitics of History in the American South."

James’s talk is part of a larger series led by the Science, Technology, Medicine and Society Colloquium Series at the University of Michigan.

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 9:48pm
Senior Policy Advisor Ben Keller leads the discussion of reading days before and after school breaks at the Central Student Government meeting Monday.

In its second meeting of the semester, the University Council assembled Monday night to discuss student break reform, an anti-Semitism training and the Big Ten Voting Challenge.

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 4:48pm
Students and members of the public gather on the Diag for the second annual Women's March Saturday.

Pink pussy hats, bubbles and handmade signs flooded the University of Michigan Diag Saturday, signs that the Women’s March in Ann Arbor had returned for its second annual rally. 

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 7:23pm
Yale Law professor James Forman Jr. speaks about how even policies with good intentions have contributed to mass incarceration in America at the Law School Monday.

On Monday, as a part of the University of Michigan’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Symposium, more than 300 students and faculty attended a lecture by guest speaker James Forman Jr., a Yale University professor who drew his dialogue largely from his career as a public defender and his book, “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.”

Bayrex Martí, assistant dean for Student Life at the Law School, opened the event and provided several words on King’s life, emphasizing the need for continuous action.

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 7:46pm
Nicholas Rasmussen, a former State Department official and director of the National Counterterrorism Center, discusses his role in the U.S government to eliminate terrorism at the Ford School of Public Policy Monday.

As the second decade after 9/11 approaches, the question of counterterrorism efforts remains pertinent to national and global discourse, from the rise and fall of ISIS to President Donald Trump’s promises to tighten security policies.