Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 6:05pm
LSA seniors Jocelyn Brickman and Melissa Berlin and MCSP Director David Schoem participate in the Reading of the Names Vigil, remembering those killed in the Holocaust, on the Diag Wednesday afternoon.

Members of Students for Holocaust Awareness, Remembrance and Education gathered on the Diag Wednesday for an annual vigil, a 24-hour reading of the names of those who died in the Holocaust.

SHARE president Alexa Porter, Business junior, said the reading of the names builds  understanding of the lasting impact of the Holocaust.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 3:22pm
The Ross School of Business was featured in four categories by QS World University Rankings for MBA programs in a report released Tuesday.

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.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:13pm
Students perform bachata dance onstage at the Latin@ Culture Show "Young, Latinx and Proud" in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theater Thursday evening.

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.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 9:26pm
University President Mark Schlissel answers questions about future emissions reductions and climate solutions from the University community at Rackham Tuesday.

Approximately 150 students, faculty and community members attended a special public session with the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality Tuesday in Rackham Auditorium. Featuring University President Mark Schlissel as the main speaker, the event was moderated by three commission members: Jonathan Overpeck, dean of the School for Environment and Sustainability; Engineering junior Logan Vear; and Rackham student Austin Glass.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 4:11pm
University alum Fatima Haider speaks to students the Muslim Student Association and University of Michigan Islamic Society of Ahlubayt Meet a Muslim table at Mason Hall Wednesday afternoon.

Offering donuts, candy and engaging conversations, the University of Michigan's Islamic Society of Ahl-ul-Bayt, along with the Muslim Students’ Association, hosted a “Meet a Muslim” table in Mason Hall Wednesday to open dialogue between Muslim and non-Muslim students on campus. The event is part of a series of events hosted by ISA during their Muslim Engagement week.  

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 3:24pm
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office put out an announcement alerting county residents of a new phone and email scam Tuesday.

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office released an alert Tuesday detailing a new phone and email scam being sent to county residents. According to the alert, the scam impersonates a Sheriff’s Office employee asking for personal donations or gifts to be sent.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 3:16pm
John Engler resigned from his position as interim president of Michigan State University.

Following his resignation as interim president of Michigan State University, John Engler and his attorney, Seth B. Waxman, sent a letter to the office of the Attorney General Dana Nessel detailing the biases of the office against Engler in their investigation of Larry Nassar, according to a Detroit Free Press report.

 

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 3:29pm
Journalist Andre Damon speaks on rallying the working class and supporting Chelsea Manning, former United States intelligence officer who leaked documents on United States' international war crimes, on the Diag Wednesday.

Around 20 people were in attendance for a rally held this Wednesday on the Diag by the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) — the youth and student wing of the Socialist Equality Party — in protest of the jailing of Chelsea Manning, former U.S. Army Intelligence officer.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 3:03pm
University of Michigan alum Li Li Leung has been named as the next president and CEO of USA Gymnastics.

After serving four years as the vice president of the National Basketball Association, University of Michigan alum Li Li Leung will serve as the president and CEO of USA Gymnastics, according to a Click On Detroit report.

In a statement for USA Gymnastics, Leung said she looks forward to leading an organization she is passionate about.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 9:15pm
University President Mark Schlissel speaks at the regents meeting at the University of Michigan Golf Course Thursday afternoon.

The University of Michigan Board of Regents convened for their first meeting of the semester Thursday. Prior to a sharing of public comments, the board presented successes in research as well as several renovation proposals.