When Sandra Levitsky, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Michigan, walked into a meeting last Thursday, she he hadn’t even had her morning caffeine yet. She wasn’t expecting anything out of the ordinary to happen, and she definitely wasn’t expecting to be presented with this year’s Golden Apple Award.
In the wake of a school shooting in Florida that left 17 students dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, the University of Michigan released a statement Monday reaffirming their commitment to free speech for all students, including those who have applied to or recently been accepted to the class of 2022.
This week, Maya Goldman and Colin Beresford talk about the University's recent decision to get rid of Michigan time, the 10-minute late start built into most undergraduate classes. Colin also talks to Daily Arts Writer Andrea Perez about her piece for Statement on the Martha Cook dorm.
LSA sophomore Lexi Michaels wasn’t expecting to be late to her Psychology 280 exam. In fact, she thought she was early. But when she walked into the testing accommodations room a few minutes after 2:30 — she’d run there right from her last class — she realized the exam was not being administered on Michigan time, and everyone else had already started.
This week, Maya Goldman and Colin Beresford, along with Daily Staff Reporter Leah Graham, discuss the Lecturers' Employee Organization's bargaining with the administration. Jennifer Meer also spoke with Maria Malinowski, the VP of MUSIC Matters. Listen on iTunes here.
Provost Martin Philbert launched a new task force this semester to investigate the undergraduate education experience at the University of Michigan. The “Task Force on a Michigan Undergraduate Education in the Third Century,” composed of 11 professors, one lecturer and two student representatives, all from a wide variety of departments and schools, will meet until June.
Monday, the University of Michigan’s Senate Advisory Committee on Undergraduate Affairs took their weekly meeting to the Medical School to talk about academics at the Medical School with Carol Bradford, the Medical School’s executive vice dean for Academic Affairs and Michigan Medicine’s Chief Academic Officer.
Bradford, who got her undergraduate, master’s and medical degrees at the University, began by talking to the body about what she is doing in her role as Vice Dean of Academic Affairs, which she began in July 2016.
In this week’s episode, we sit down with co-Managing News Editor Sophie Sherry to talk about covering the Larry Nassar trial. We also get to hear from Will Stewart, who wrote this week’s Statement lead on the end of East Quad’s ‘Meatless Mondays’ and sustainability.