Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:22pm

Ann Arbor restaurant BurgerFi shut down abruptly, with only a sign on the door to notify customers. 

“The BurgerFi Restaurant is now closed Indefinitely with No Plans of Reopening,” the sign read. “The Owner and Staff would like To Thank All Our Guest [sic.] for their support throughout our tenure. We apologize for the short notice and Inconvenience this may have caused. Once again, Thank You All.” 

No additional information has been released about the closing.

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 1:29pm
Participants hold luminaries for FoolMoon in downtown Ann Arbor on Friday.

The seventh annual FoolMoon attracted participants and spectators to celebrate with light, art and creativity Friday evening as the nighttime kick-off event to Ann Arbor’s “foolish weekend.” Community members were invited to create glowing luminary creations and gather at the intersection of Washington and South Ashley Streets for a night filled with laser shows, interactive installations, live dance performances and other family friendly activities.

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:10pm

School of Information Prof. Charles Severance has been interested in Massive Open Online Courses since the moment he was first introduced to them.

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 10:33pm
LSA professor Edward Cho receives the Golden Apple Award in Rackham on Monday.

As the winner of the Golden Apple Award, an award given to one outstanding University of Michigan professor each year, Economics Prof. Edward Cho took the stage of Rackham Auditorium on Monday night to tell a crowd of adoring students and community members about his upbringing, his struggle with a repetitive strain injury and his legendary cat, Munchy.

Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 4:21pm
An installation at the Heidelberg project in Detroit, Michigan.

Ann Arbor residents and Detroiters alike worked together for the University of Michigan's largest day of service learning this past weekend, as over 900 University students traveled to the city for a series of volunteer projects centered around clean-up and farming. 

The event was organized by The Detroit Partnership, a student-run nonprofit aiming to unite Ann Arbor residents and Detroiters. This year marked the 17th annual day of service connecting students to volunteer sites across the city.

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 6:35pm
Dave Wright, SACUA Vice Chair and University business professor, discusses potential candidates for the SACUA board in the Fleming Administration Building on Monday.

Marschall Runge, dean of the University of Michigan Medical School and executive vice president for medical affairs, stopped by the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs on Monday to talk about the Medical School and Michigan Medicine and how these institutions can better interact with faculty governance.

Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 1:41pm
Coach Harbaugh wears his Walmart khakis while warming up for the game against Wisconsin on October 1, 2016.

There are many reasons why Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh is famous. His coaching skills, his own football career, his “enthusiasm unknown to mankind.” And of course, his iconic khakis.

So it was no surprise that Harbaugh made headlines this weekend for admitting he’d switched from his usual $8 khakis to a new pair of $128 Lululemon pants.

ESPN reporter Jeff Darlington broke the news to fans via Twitter on Friday. According to Darlington, Harbaugh has fully committed to his new fashion.

“I’ll never wear anything else,” Harbaugh told ESPN.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 8:16pm
Timothy McKay, an Arthur F. Professor of Physics, speaks about supporting students in an information age at Rackham Auditorium on Tuesday.

LSA Prof. Tim McKay, the director of the Digital Innovation Greenhouse, gave the keynote speech Tuesday afternoon at the Depression on College Campuses Conference at Rackham Auditorium.

McKay’s speech focused on how to improve college learning for students by collecting and analyzing data about their learning habits — a practice called learning analytics, a specialty area of McKay’s.

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 7:22pm
Research Assistant Katrina Lewandowski carefully cleans mud off of a mammoth skull at the Ruthann Museum of Natural History in 2015.

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History announced plans last Friday to close its Ruthven Museums Building location. The museum will officially close on Dec. 31, 2017 and will permanently move to the new Biological Sciences Building in 2018.


Monday, March 20, 2017 - 6:57pm
SACUA chair Bill Schultz leads discussion on a proposed resolution regarding University bathroom policy during the Senate Assembly meeting at Palmer Commons on Monday.

The University of Michigan Senate Assembly gathered on Monday to elect three new representatives to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs and further discuss its official statement regarding the University’s views on transgender bathroom policies.