In terms of an introduction, this is a column about nothing in particular. But it’s also a column about anything under the sun. I don’t know if this affords me unmeasurable literary freedom or if it cages me in, wandering aimlessly around the halls of banality. But as a circus manager in charge of transporting the big top from town to town has probably said at least once, “Let’s get this show on the road.”
The University of Michigan Board of Regents voted to allocate funds for various University building projects as well as authorize the purchase of new land Thursday afternoon at their monthly meeting. The board also approved the renaming of the Law School’s South Hall after receiving a $33 million donation from an alum for Law student support.
A home invasion on the 200 block of North Thayer Street near Catherine Street was reported to the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security Friday morning, according to a crime alert sent by DPSS Saturday morning.
In a race that took until Wednesday morning to call, Democratic challengers Jordan Acker and Paul Brown have unseated Republican incumbents Andrea Fischer Newman and Andrew Richner on the University of Michigan Board of Regents.
The recording starts with Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” on the organ — you’d know it if you heard it — with a minor modulation of pitch, a quiver. Then a voice rings out above the organ’s echo.
The University of Michigan Board of Regents convened for their first meeting of the semester Thursday at the University Golf Course. During the meeting, the board voted to demolish the Central Campus Recreation Building and heard public comments from people involved in the current nursing protests and students pushing for reducing the University’s carbon footprint on campus.
At the University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting on Thursday, University president Mark Schlissel presented new initiatives to combat sexual misconduct on campus. The programs include mandatory sexual misconduct training for all faculty and staff and a new website with information on reporting sexual misconduct and educational resources.