Monday, September 18, 2017 - 11:24pm

In response to several recent incidents of racism on the University of Michigan campus and throughout Ann Arbor, students and faculty hung up posters with phrases of solidarity and support for targeted groups Monday night.

"You are loved, valued, and important. Hatred has no place here. The Michigan community stands with you," a poster read.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:07pm
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced Thursday afternoon the Department of Education will replace what she called a “failed” system of addressing sexual misconduct on campus with a new focus on due process and the rights of accused students.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 3:47pm

The University of Michigan Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center named Kaaren Williamsen its permanent director, according to an email sent by E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life, to her office Thursday afternoon.

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 2:36pm
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A group of University of Michigan professors and a student submitted an official request Friday afternoon to change the name of the C.C. Little building. The group, led by History professor John Carson, created an online petition for campus community members to back the case.

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 1:41am
Courtesy of Richard A Nunn from Facebook
Editor's note: This article has been updated to include statements made by University President Mark Schlissel and Rob Sellers, vice provost for equity and inclusion.
 
Anti-Latinx and pro-Trump graffiti were found on the Rock—an iconic University of Michigan landmark on Hill St and Washtenaw Ave frequently painted by students—Friday afternoon.
 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:15pm
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University of Michigan alum Lehman Robinson applied to his now alma mater on a whim. As a first-generation college student coming from a low-income household, he assumed the school would be out of his family’s means — until he received his financial aid notice. Six years later, he said he’s still grateful for his aid package, which covered much of his tuition. Still, he had no idea what was in store when he applied.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 9:20pm
University of Michigan Regents Mark Bernstein, Shauna Ryder Diggs, and University President Mark Schlissel after the Regent's meeting on Thursday.

At Thursday’s meeting of the University of Michigan Board of Regents, board members approved the Ann Arbor campus’s Fiscal Year 2017-18 General Fund Operating Budget, Student Tuition and Fee Rates, which includes a 2.9 percent increase in tuition for in-state students and a 4.5 percent increase in tuition for out-of-state students.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 4:11pm

In-state students on the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor campus with household incomes of up to $65,000 will receive free tuition for four years beginning January 2018, University president Mark Schlissel announced at the Board of Regents’ June meeting.

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 5:25pm
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History Prof. Martha Jones has become somewhat of a stalwart in convening campus around issues of race and social justice.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 7:56pm
Mina Jo Rosenbloom Linver and Dr. Michael Linver are celebrating their 50th anniversary after meeting on an online dating service.

Fifty years ago this year on the University of Michigan’s campus, then-student Michael Linver swiped right on his future wife — or something like that.

Linver, who graduated in 1966, and wife Mina Jo Rosenbloom, who graduated a year later, have been dubbed the “Digital Adam and Eve”: perhaps the first couple to meet, and fall in love, through an online dating service. Decades before Match.com, eHarmony, or even Tinder, Linver and Rosenbloom took a chance on a computer.

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