Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 5:37pm
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The College Board, responsible for administering the SAT, announced the addition of a new index commonly known as an “adversity score” in an attempt to quantify a student’s overall disadvantage level and help college admissions officers gather a more complete picture of an applicant’s background.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:18am

The Ann Arbor City Council met on Monday to discuss deer management, a sidewalk project and the 2020 budget and millage rates.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:57am
Protestors gather on the Diag to take action against recent restrictive legislation on access to abortion Tuesday evening.

Tuesday evening, the University of Michigan Diag was packed with hundreds of people protesting the slew of restrictive state abortion laws being passed since the beginning of 2019 and particularly over the past few weeks. The rally, organized primarily by Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, was one of over 200 #StopTheBans rallies held across the country Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 10:02pm
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On Wednesday night, the city of Ann Arbor held an open forum event for residents to meet the three final candidates for a new chief of police: Michael Cox of Boston, Bryan Jarrell of Arizona and Ann Arbor’s Jason Forsberg. There were nearly 50 attendees from City Council members to police officers and civilians.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 3:34pm
The Michigan Senate and House of Representatives passed nearly identical bills criminalizing the abortion procedure “dilation and evacuation

On Wednesday, both the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives passed nearly identical bills criminalizing the abortion procedure “dilation and evacuation,” also known as D&E, or dismemberment.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 12:06pm
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Following Ann Arbor City Council’s unanimous approval of his $17 million development proposal last week, Tom Fitzsimmons of Huron Contracting, LLC plans to begin construction on a five-story condo development at 309 N. Ashley St. in downtown Ann Arbor.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 8:19am
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The Shelter Association of Washtenaw County hosted more than 200 donors at Barton Hills Country Club for the ninth annual “Almost Home” fundraiser on Monday. SAWC is celebrating 35 years of advocacy and aid.

SAWC Executive Director Dan Kelly said this year’s benefit reached a record number of attendees and sponsors. According to Kelly, preliminary numbers show SAWC raised close to $195,000 at the event.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 11:09am
Elizabeth A. Armstrong, professor of sociology, women's studies and organizational studies, and J. Alex Halderman, professor of electrical engineering and computer science announced as Andrew Carnegie fellows for 2019.

On April 29, the Carnegie Corporation of New York announced their 32 Andrew Carnegie fellows for 2019. Among the recipients were University of Michigan’s Elizabeth A. Armstrong, professor of sociology, women's studies and organizational studies, and J. Alex Halderman, professor of electrical engineering and computer science.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 2:25pm
The Detroit News announced Monday morning Steve Gray will be taking over the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency

On Monday morning, The Detroit News announced University of Michigan clinical assistant law professor Steve Gray will be taking over the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency effective June 3. The agency is designed to detect and prevent unemployment insurance fraud.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 7:52pm
The House Rules Committee meets for a hearing on a new Medicare for All Act Tuesday.

Tuesday morning, members of the House Rules Committee convened to hold the first-ever congressional hearing on a new Medicare for All Act, which builds on the push for universal healthcare present in the Affordable Care Act of 2010.