Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:26pm
Bryan Stevenson receives the Wallenberg Medal for work in criminal justice reform at Rackham Auditorium on Tuesday.

Acclaimed criminal justice attorney Bryan Stevenson received the University of Michigan Wallenberg Medal Tuesday evening at a packed Rackham Auditorium filled with more than 1,000 attendees. Stevenson, the head of the Equal Justice Initiative and author of best-selling memoir “Just Mercy,” delivered a keynote address narrating his experiences in criminal justice reform and urging attendees to craft hopeful narratives.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 8:23pm

Anushka Sarkar walked out early from the first Central Student Government mass meeting she attended freshman year. None of the faces in the room, she found, looked like hers. No representative present shared her Indian-American heritage, and barely any attendees were students of color at all.

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:05pm

Following three racist and anti-Semitic emails sent to University of Michigan engineering and computer science students Tuesday night, an anonymous email was sent out Thursday morning to at least one graduate student email list, this time outlining an alleged incident of racism involving the sender, a Black woman, and two white men. The email expressed disgust with the University for failing to address the alleged hate crime with an investigation.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 1:39am
President Schlissel talks to Keanu Richardson as students protest outside of his home following racist emails sent late Tuesday night.

In response to the racist and anti-Semitic emails sent to University of Michigan engineering and computer science students late Tuesday night, around 40 students gathered in front of University President Mark Schlissel’s house early Wednesday morning.  


Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 10:01am

A University of Michigan student was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning, according to a crime alert sent out by the Division of Public Safety and Security. The armed robbery, the alert details, took place around midnight south of Central Campus on Tappan and Oakland streets. 

The student reported to Ann Arbor police he was approached by a man — clad in a red bandana — exiting a gray four-door car with a "long gun." The suspect stole the victim's wallet and phone and fled the scene in the car. The victim did not suffer any injuries. 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:22pm

Scientists can confirm that to date, 2017 has been gloomier than normal. The metro Detroit region has seen only two days of sunshine in the month of January, according to the National Weather Service. The Detroit Free Press reported 25 days of the month were considered “cloudy,” with 80 to 100 percent of skies covered by clouds.

Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 10:15pm

Nearly 5,000 people took over the Detroit Metropolitan Airport international terminal Sunday afternoon to protest President Donald Trump’s executive order preventing individuals from certain Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. Attendees stopped lanes of traffic and filled the terminal, chanting: “Let them in” and “This is what democracy looks like.”

Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 5:09pm
Winter commencement took place at Crisler Center on Sunday.

Speakers at the University of Michigan’s 2016 winter commencement urged graduates to rise to service in a time of uncertainty, following a semester rife with controversy on campus and across the country.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 3:57pm
Paul Courant at his home on October 6th, 2009.

Public Policy Prof. Paul Courant will serve as interim provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs of the University of Michigan, University President Mark Schlissel announced in an email to faculty and staff Tuesday afternoon.

Courant — who previously served as provost from 2002 to 2005 — will replace Provost Martha Pollack, who was named Cornell University’s 14th president last month.

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 10:54pm

As the semester comes to a close, a new class of editors at The Michigan Daily are preparing to take the helm of their respective sections for the 2017 calendar year. The editor in chief and editorial managing page editors were elected in a staff-wide election, and section editors were chosen through elections within their own sections. The editor of the Statement, the Daily’s weekly longform magazine, as well as the managing editor, were chosen by the paper’s Management Desk.