Monday, April 22, 2019 - 9:07pm
Silan Fadlallah

“Equitable opportunities and equitable treatment for people, no matter their social identity,” LSA junior Silan Fadlallah said. “I feel like oftentimes people say ‘equality,’ but you need to understand a person’s background, and where they’re coming from, and some things they have had a disadvantage of, like, growing up — and realizing that they may need more than certain students.”

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 10:36pm
Nury Turkel, former executive director and co-founder of the Uighur Human Rights Project, speaks at a conference about the Human Rights Crisis in Xinjiang at Weill Hall Thursday afternoon.

Since the late months of 2017, news media has increasingly published more information about the detainment of ethnic minority groups in China’s “re-education” camps. These internment camps have been in operation since 2014, and the number and size of the camps have increased dramatically since 2017.  Four speakers and a moderator gathered on Thursday evening at the Ford School of Public Policy to participate in a panel titled “The Human Rights Crisis in Xinjiang,” with dozens of students filling the audience of Annenberg Auditorium.

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 6:53pm
Hostile Terrain Exhibit displayed outside room 2436 in Mason Hall.

Outside Room 2436 in Mason Hall, thousands of orange and beige tags consume the wall in an exhibition titled “Hostile Terrain: Exploring Border Security and Migration in 2019.”

The exhibit is a prototype of a project by Jason De León, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies of anthropology at the University of Michigan; Los Angeles-based photographer Michael Wells; artist Lucy Cahill, a U-M alum and a team of six University of Michigan students.