In the wake of an executive order targeting what President Donald Trump has described as anti-Semitism at colleges across the country, student activist groups on campus are concerned about possible implications for University students and free speech surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The University of Michigan Central Student Government met Tuesday to discuss the University budget, Giving Blueday 2019 and to debate the recall of two members of the Student Organization Funding Committee for misconduct during their membership application process. One member has been removed and the second will be debated next week.
About 50 people attended the second Central Student Government-hosted town hall to discuss preparations for the upcoming Presidential Debate next fall. The event consisted of student engagement-related activities where students could ask questions and discuss various aspects of preparations, as well as find out how to get involved in the event planning.
About 60 people were in attendance for a 2020 Presidential Debate Town Hall hosted by the University of Michigan’s Central Student Government Tuesday evening. After the announcement the University will be hosting a Presidential debate next fall, event organizers gave a presentation and answered student questions regarding campus safety, venues, tickets, campus climate and more.
The 2019 Hanes Walton Jr. lecture featured Dianne Pinderhughes, political science and Africana studies professor at the University of Notre Dame. About 50 people were in attendance for the event Thursday afternoon.
The lecture is given annually in honor of the late Hanes Walton Jr., former political science professor at the University of Michigan.
Approximately 280 faculty parking spaces were converted to patient-only parking near the University of Michigan hospital in mid-August. The changes force many hospital staff members to park in off-site locations or find other methods of transportation.
The parking designation transfer is necessary for an improved patient experience, according to a statement from Beata Mostafavi, Michigan Medicine senior communications representative.
The Ross School of Business is featured on the QS World University Rankings for MBA programs for four of its specialties including marketing, technology, consulting and information management. The rankings were released Tuesday.
The Business School placed eighth on the top 10 lists for marketing and technology, ninth for consulting and 10th for information management. The Business School ranked in the top 10 in these four specializations out of the seven specializations given rankings by the website.
Approximately 150 students, faculty and community members were in attendance for a series of performances in an event titled “Young, Latinx and Proud” hosted by the Latin@ Culture Show and sponsored by Department of American Culture and Latino/a Studies on Thursday night. The event featured several groups that presented dances and songs from different Latinx cultures.
LSA senior Karen Garcia, one of the organizers, said the show takes a lot of careful planning beginning in the fall.