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Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 5:31pm

Minutes into her ultrasound appointment in February of 2019, Alyson Irwin, who was 20 weeks pregnant at the time, and her husband Phil Irwin saw the technician turn off the screen and leave the room to get their physician.

“We knew something was going on right away,” Alyson said. “We had to sit there and wait and try to figure out what was going on. It felt pretty tense.”

The physician arrived and broke the news to the Irwins.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 12:10am

The University of Michigan prides itself on being one of the nation’s top public research universities. Across all three campuses, 20,540 graduate students and 8,598 faculty members study and work at the University, many of whom are active in research. Despite the thousands of researchers, the University’s anonymous reporting system received only seven reports in 2019 related to “issues arising in the research setting.”

A Michigan Daily investigation found that flaws in the system deterred student researchers from reporting alleged abuse. The Daily spoke to three students who claimed the small size of their lab prevented them from using the University’s reporting system to report alleged misconduct. The Daily also found that little oversight of research supervisors strengthens the hierarchical system in research labs.

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 7:38pm

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many have transitioned to working from home or in a virtual format. In many cases, health care and medical work is no different.

The Daily reporter Michal Ruprecht talked to several medical professionals and students about the rise of telemedicine and virtual care amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 5:12pm

University of Michigan alum Claudia Haimovici discovered the order-ahead food app Snackpass when the company launched on campus last spring. She said the app was not yet partnered with many restaurants, so she decided to join the company as the growth marketing manager.

Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 4:57pm

While some local Ann Arbor businesses have continued operations amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many are struggling to maintain profits.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 2:07pm


University of Michigan administrators recently announced the Ross School of Business would launch a comprehensive real estate center during last week’s University Board of Regents meeting. The news came after the University received a $10 million gift from Regent Ron Weiser (R).

Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 3:01pm
Leung Tsang, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering last week.

Leung Tsang, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering last week. He joined the 2020 class of 106 new NAE members.

Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 2:57pm
Speakers present at the 44th annual ALE conference at the Ross School of Business Saturday afternoon.

Troy Carter, venture capitalist and founder of Atom Factory, a talent management and production company, spoke to a crowd of about 250 students, alumni and guests about mentorship and diversity in business at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business on Friday evening. 

Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 6:58pm

The University of Michigan’s Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences and the Energy Institute partnered with a D.C.-based research institute, the Energy Impact Center, to create the first inaugural energy competition.

Monday, October 28, 2019 - 6:07pm
Three University of Michigan faculty are part of the new class of members for the National Academy of Medicine.

The National Academy of Medicine announced the election of 100 members at its annual meeting last Monday. Three University of Michigan faculty members are among the new class of members, including Rebecca Cunningham, James Dalton and Gabriel Nuñez. They join 53 other current and emeritus University of Michigan faculty, and living former faculty, in the prestigious society.