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.
In the first year of the #MeToo movement and along with an increase in survivors stepping forward to publicly speak out against instances of sexual assault, the University of Michigan has seen a similar increase in reports of sexual misconduct compared to last year. The recent publication of the Office for Institutional Equity’s yearly Sexual Miscon
After a summer of meetings with the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs and various University officials and departments, the Latinx Alliance for Community Action, Support and Advocacy and MESA representatives say progress has been made on short-term requests and conversations about larger, institutional demands are moving in the right direction.
In an effort to quantify the impact of racism in the United States through statistical analysis, the New York Times Upshot reported last March that Black men, even those raised in wealthy households similar to their white counterparts, tended to see their average salaries diminish at a higher rate than white men as they entered the workforce.
While walking on the 400 block of Church St. Tuesday night, a man was assaulted by a group of suspects, according to a crime alert from the University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security.
The victim was reportedly approached by three or four males near East University Plaza. After being struck by one of the suspects, the victim fell to the ground. Another one of the suspects stole his knit cap while the victim was on the ground.
Starting fall 2018, the University of Michigan will partner with Barnes & Noble College on a new textbook supplier program that works to increase convenient textbook purchases, rentals and returns on campus. The partnership will also reportedly assist students with textbook affordability and provide various price options for conditions of returned books.
Graffiti in the Mason Hall first floor men’s bathroom suggesting a school shooting would occur Friday was found Thursday afternoon. The University of Michigan’s Division of Public Safety and Security is currently investigating the situation, increasing police presence tomorrow but confirming this instance is not “a credible threat to the U-M community.”