Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 2:04pm
Two Ann Arbor restaurants may have been exposed to measles.

There is a possibility that two Ann Arbor restaurants have been exposed to measles, according to a Washtenaw County Public Health press release.

The restaurants are Mark's Midtown Coney Island at 3586 Plymouth Rd. and Benny's Family Dining at 1952 S. Industrial Hwy. Neither restaurant is close to the University of Michigan campus.

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:01pm
Public Policy Masters student Carmen Ye and Education PhD student Laura-Ann Jacobs discusses the A/PIA community in academia at the League on Thursday.

Continuing the conversations started during the Asian and Pacific Islander American Summit in March, a panel on A/PIAs in academia was held Thursday evening, bringing together seven panelists from across all levels at the University of Michigan to answer questions about their experiences in the field from moderator and event organizer Paulina Fraser, a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Education, and from the audience.

Fraser said the summit inspired her to organize this event as a capstone to A/PIA Heritage Month.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 6:21pm

“I had a meeting with Dan Gilbert the second day (of my internship) — I think we were talking about one of his developments — and he calls me out and says, ‘You’re the girl whose family owns Dutch Girl!’ And I was like, ‘Yes, sir, that’s me.’ And he stole my notebook and he stole my pen and started making a map, and he was like, ‘This is your doughnut shop, this is where my dad’s bar was and we used to go over there all the time!’ He called me Doughnut Girl all summer.”

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.