Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:20pm
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LSA junior Nayir Masrur was charged with first-degree murder Wednesday in connection with the death of his aunt, Rubab Huq. Huq was 55 years old, and a mother of two boys. 

Masrur, 20, is accused of murdering Huq using a 15-pound dumbbell in the basement of a home in Troy Monday afternoon, where both Masrur and Huq are from.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 11:03pm
Student activists and youth leaders Rie'Onna Holmon, Sofie Whitney, Ke'Shon Newman and Alex Wind speak at the Wallenberg Medal presentation and lecture at Rackham Auditorium Wednesday evening. The event recognized students advocating across the country to

Representatives from anti-gun violence groups Bold Resistance Against Violence Everywhere and March for Our Lives were presented the 26th annual Wallenberg Medal by the University of Michigan Wednesday night.

The medal is presented in honor of Raoul Wallenberg, a U-M alum who saved tens of thousands of Jews in Budapest during World War II. The award recognizes the honorable actions of humanitarians reminiscent of Wallenberg’s bravery.

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
The letter was addressed to Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor and City Attorney Stephen Postema, and both have responded saying they are going to look at the ordinance and make sure they are within their rights.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan is fighting back against a new city ordinance that bans any unauthorized displays of the city’s seal or flag.

 

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 8:33pm
The show was split into two parts — the first focused on what to wear to the polls.

As part of their VOTE! 2018 initiative, the University of Michigan Museum of Art partnered with SHEI Magazine, Bronze Elegance Fashion Show, NOiR Runway Fashion and enspiRED to put on a voting-themed fashion show Monday night. Also present were students from the Stamps School of Art and Design’s Voting is Sexy class and members from the Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning who were helping about 75 students in attendance come up with a voting plan for Tuesday’s election.

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 8:13pm

David Chesney, a lecturer in computer science and engineering at the University of Michigan, has been named this year’s recipient of the James T. Neubacher Award, the University announced in a press release Monday. The Neubacher Award is presented by the University’s Council for Disability Concerns to recognize a member of the University that has worked to make life easier and more accessible for people with disabilities.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 2:21pm
The University of Michigan is making it mandatory for all faculty, staff and sponsored affiliates to turn on two-factor authentication through Duo by Jan. 23.

The University of Michigan is making it mandatory for all faculty, staff and sponsored affiliates to turn on two-factor authentication through Duo by Jan. 23. An email from University Information and Technology Services was sent out to all faculty on Oct. 1, encouraging them to begin turning on two-factor authentication in acknowledgment of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 9:58pm
WeListen holds a discussion where students talk about the powers of the Supreme Court, the role of the Senate in the confirmation process, and Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation at Weiser Hall Monday evening.

In WeListen’s second session of the semester, after nationwide protests brought surivors of sexual assault together against the confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, University of Michigan students came together to debate the institutions politicization.

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 9:22pm

Panelists from different departments at the University of Michigan came together Monday afternoon to discuss sexual harassment in STEM fields. The panel discussion was the first of a three-part series discussing sexual harassment in engineering, sciences and medicine.

Alec Gallimore, the dean of Engineering at the University, opened the panel with remarks about the way members of the engineering community are affected by sexual assault. While Gallimore said he knows the department has made some progress, he also acknowledged there is more work to be done.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:57pm

A University of Michigan student was hit by a car early Sunday morning and is now in the University Hospital receiving treatment for her injuries.

There were no details provided about the extent of the student's injuries.

The 21-year-old student was crossing Hill Street near Oakland Avenue when the accident occurred, according to the Ann Arbor Police Department.

There were no additional details provided at the time of publication.

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 8:57pm
Warde Manuel speaks about the athletics program at the Senate Assembly meeting in Palmer Commons Monday.

At the final Senate Assembly meeting of the 2017-2018 school year, Athletic Director Warde Manuel presented closing thoughts about the winter sports season, and Chair Robert Ortega closed out his last Senate Assembly meeting as chair of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs.