Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 2:07pm

The University of Michigan’s Office of Institutional Equity is searching for a new senior director. The move comes after former Title IX Coordinator Pamela Heatlie, whose role also included being associate vice provost for academic and faculty affairs and senior director of the Office for Institutional Equity, stepped down in October.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:32pm

Construction projects and campus expansion pose concerns among student organizations about reaching the University of Michigan’s goal of a 25 percent reduction in carbon and greenhouse gas emissions by 2025.

LSA junior Julian Hansen is the founder of the U-M Climate Action Movement, a student organization dedicated to pushing for campus carbon neutrality. According to Hansen, the power plant expansion poses concerns for reducing emissions.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 3:40pm
The Department of Licensing and Regulatory affairs has not yet allowed for the opening of recreational dispensaries.

Though marijuana is now legal in Michigan, the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs does not yet provide commercial licenses for recreational marijuana dispensaries. Following the Dec. 6 legalization, local and out-of-state businesses have identified a gray area in the law, allowing them to gift marijuana with the sale of other products such as sweets, snacks and even art.

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 8:42pm
Julia Putnam, principal and co-founder of the James and Grace Lee Boggs School, discusses her school's reformed approach to education at the MLK Day Keynote Memorial Lecture Monday at Hill Auditorium.

More than 1,000 students and Ann Arbor residents filled Hill Auditorium on Monday to hear keynote speakers principal and co-founder of the James and Grace Lee Boggs School in Detroit Julia Putnam and anti-racism activist and writer Tim Wise discuss issues of inequality and injustice in America.

The keynote memorial lecture is just one event in a two-week series of discussions, forums and events honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and his efforts in the civil rights movement.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 3:30pm
John Engler will resign as interim president of Michigan State University after comments about Nassar survivors.

This story has been updated with new information from John Engler's resignation letter.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 8:23pm
Heather Ann Thompson, professor of history, Afroamerican and African studies, and in the Residential College, speaks on mass incarceration and prison conditions at an event hosted by the Prison Creative Arts Project in East Quad Wednesday evening.

About 25 students gathered for a Prison Creative Arts Project workshop Wednesday in East Quad Residence Hall to hear Pulitzer prize winner Heather Ann Thompson speak on injustices in the incarceration system.