Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:34pm
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This article is a part of a data-driven series in which The Michigan Daily obtained records on the top 301 schools by number of applications to the University of Michigan for the Fall 2019 freshman class through a public records request. These data are not representative of the entire freshman class, nor are the data about the schools a perfect aggregate representation of all students who attend the University.

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 10:01pm
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Janaya Khan spoke to an audience of about 60 people about the future of the Black Lives Matter Movement and the intersection of being a Black, queer and gender-nonconforming activist on Monday night. The event was moderated by Rackham student Adrian King and LSA senior Jolyna Chiangong. Khan was also joined by Dr. Martino Harmon, University of Michigan vice president of student life.

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 6:23pm
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Three Mediterranean recluse spiders were discovered in the Shapiro Undergraduate Library at the end of January. An email sent out to library staff Monday, a copy of which was obtained by The Daily, said the recluse spiders were found in a basement machine room in the UGLi by a pest management system.

University spokesperson Kim Broekhuizen wrote in an email to The Daily that the library “closed out of an abundance of caution.” 

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 6:43pm
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The University of Michigan announced it is “optimistic and hopeful” for a more normal semester in Fall 2021 on Monday evening, though no official decisions have been made. A tweet from the official U-M account said U-M staff and faculty are working hard to go back to more in-person classes in the fall.

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 12:04pm
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As the U.S. nears one year since the initial spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many schools and day care centers have yet to regularly remain open. For University of Michigan Graduate Student Instructors and undergraduate students who are parents, this means trying to balance school, work and child care at home every day. 

Work-life balance difficulties

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 11:03pm
The Students of Color Liberation Front called on the University to take concrete steps towards addressing racism on campus Monday afternoon.

The University of Michigan’s Students of Color Liberation Front — a coalition of racial/ethnic justice organizations — released a 15-page document of demands Monday calling on the University to take concrete steps to address and dismantle racism on campus. Almost 100 community members have signed in support of the statement by time of publication.

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 7:53pm
Locally elected officials participated in a panel Monday evening as a part of a Q&A Representative Roundtable.

In an effort to increase student engagement in local and national politics, local elected officials — including State Rep. Yousef Rabhi, D-Ann Arbor — participated in a panel discussion Monday evening as a part of a Q&A Representative Roundtable. The event was the first segment in the Central Student Government’s Civil Engagement Series, which aims to connect University of Michigan students with local government officials. 

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 12:20pm
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A female Egyptian cancer researcher at the University of Michigan has filed a lawsuit against Urology Professor Mark Day, claiming discrimination, harrassment, breach of contract and violation of disclosure agreements. She has also sued the University Board of Regents, alleging that the University did not adequately address her repeated complaints about Day.

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 1:18pm
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With the recent approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine last week and the authorization of the Moderna vaccine Friday evening, an eventual end to the pandemic is on many people’s minds.

Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 2:43pm
University of Michigan professor Arnold Monto discusses his career working with vaccines and ongoing COVID-19 vaccine trials.

The Michigan Daily sat down with Arnold Monto, professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health and recently appointed chair of the Food and Drug Administration’s committee evaluating COVID-19 vaccines, over the phone on Tuesday, Nov. 24. He discussed his role on the committee, background working with vaccines and how the COVID-19 vaccine process has worked as a result of the pandemic. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.