Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 10:13am
Stockwell Hall

Racist flyers urging students to “Make America White Again” were discovered early Tuesday morning outside of the University of Michigan’s Stockwell Residence Hall.

Another flyer on a North University Avenue posting wall blared “Anti-Racist is code for Anti-White.”

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 5:50pm
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The University of Michigan released its 2017-18 Annual Security Report & Annual Fire Safety Report this weekend, indicating an increase in the overall number of bias crimes reported to the University and Ann Arbor Police Departments since last year. Two intimidation incidents increased to nine incidents — which ranged from property destruction to physical assault — motivated by race, religion and identity bias.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 9:48pm
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University of Michigan students have been organizing protests and demonstrations in the last two weeks after a slew of anti-Latino and anti-Black incidents. The Daily sat down with University president Mark Schlissel to talk students' reactions, his responses and administrators' actions moving forward.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 6:52pm

Over 30 students lined the halls of the University of Michigan School of Social Work Tuesday afternoon to call attention to an email sent by SSW Payroll Coordinator Kari Dumbeck, in which she implored students to respect the Pledge of Allegiance, with an emphasis on overtly religious rhetoric.

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.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 7:35pm
President Donald Trump endorsed Michigan gubernatorial candidate, Attorney General Bill Schuette on Sunday.

President Donald Trump endorsed Michigan gubernatorial candidate, Attorney General Bill Schuette, Sunday morning on Twitter — or, rather, he endorsed "Attorney General Bill Shuette" [sic].

The president also expressed his commitment to bringing more jobs to the country and affirmed Schuette will aid his mission to do so.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 3:32pm
The University of Michigan started a zero-waste gameday initiative.

Despite more than 111,000 people filtering in and out of Michigan Stadium last Saturday, the University of Michigan's zero-waste gameday initiative kept almost 90 percent of generated waste from ending up in landfills.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 5:41pm
President Mark Schlissel in a Regents meeting in the Michigan Union on Thursday.

Development

At the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents’ September meeting, Jerry May, the University’s vice president for development, announced that the University had raised a record-breaking $476 million from 130,000 donors in fiscal year 2017, which ended June 30. 

"We not only had one of the best summers that we've ever had, but we had the best year in terms of cash and private support," he said.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 4:51pm

The University of Michigan Board of Regents voted unanimously to give University President Mark Schlissel another pay raise for the third year in a row Thursday afternoon.

Retroactively effective Sept. 1, Schlissel’s salary will rise by 3.5 percent, resulting in an increase from $795,675 to $823,523.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:08pm

LSA Dean Andrew D. Martin confirmed faculty will place a special emphasis on ensuring professors hold their exams solely during the designated exam period in the upcoming academic year.

“For many years, the LSA Faculty Code—the governing document of the LSA faculty—has mandated that all faculty members refrain from having final exams on the last day of class or during an earlier instructional time,” Martin wrote in an email to the Daily.