As the University of Michigan begins its bicentennial celebration, organizers aim to convey the powerful impact its past and present students have had on society through a year of events, planned by the Bicentennial Office.
As a result of a new partnership between the Ross School of Business’s Center for Social Impact in Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan-Flint's Office of University Outreach, the sixth annual Social Impact Challenge will take place in Flint this semester instead of Detroit.
After serving the University of Michigan for seven years, Holly Rider-Milkovich, the director of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center, announced on Jan. 13 she is stepping down from her position.
Over 1,000 people gathered inside Rackham Auditorium Monday afternoon to listen as author Claudia Rankine read excerpts from her book-length poem, "Citizen: An American Lyric," and discussed her personal experiences with racism in America.
Over 50 faculty, students and city residents attended a teach-in Wednesday night at Hatcher Graduate Library to discuss issues pertaining to the creation of a sanctuary campus for undocumented immigrants, as well as local initiatives planned for the future.
About 50 students gathered Tuesday night inside the Ford School of Public Policy, where they ate pizza and chatted as a part of the “Pizza and President Obama’s Farewell Address” watch party organized by the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats.
A federal district court dismissed a lawsuit filed by an former University of Michigan student who violated the University’s Student Sexual Misconduct Policy. A final opinion dated Jan. 5 declared the plaintiff’s claim of a due process violation was inaccurate.
LSA juniors Emma McGlashen and Sophia Kaufman are working on a play for the bicentennial celebration that will follow the trials and tribulations faced by the first five women to attend the University of Michigan.
“The Dangerous Experiment” will debut in East Quad’s Keane Theatre on Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. and run until Feb. 12. The play will depict the stories of five women who came to the University in 1871, and were a part of the first co-ed graduating class in 1876.
An assistant professor at the University of Michigan is facing charges after being forcibly removed from a Delta Airlines flight 2083 on Dec. 12, the News-Herald reported earlier Wednesday.
Airport authorities said Rhima Coleman, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering, will be arraigned on Jan. 18 in the 34th District Court on a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.
More than 100 students and community members gathered in the Diag Thursday night, despite temperatures nearing zero degrees, to participate in a vigil commemorating the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo — a city that has been the center of fighting between Syrian rebel forces and President Bashar al-Assad’s army over the past five years.