Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 3:07pm
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Climate activists can usually remember the moment they realized the magnitude of the ecological problem humanity faces.

Ten years ago, Noah Weaverdyck, currently a doctoral student in physics at the University of Michigan and a member of Climate Action Movement, an environmental policy organization on campus, attended an environmental advocacy event at Goshen College. He had heard about climate change and its supposed dangers, but didn’t know much else. He decided to attend the event and listen to the featured speaker’s presentation with an open mind.

Sunday, December 9, 2018 - 7:10pm
Despite this consistent ideological presence, the board’s work is largely nonpartisan and focuses on various challenges facing the University rather than ideologically acrimonious issues.

When the new University of Michigan’s Board of Regents convenes in 2019, it will have seven Democrats and just one Republican, the result of two new Democratic members, Jordan Acker and Paul Brown, replacing two current Republican members, Andrew Richner and Andrea Fischer Newman. This will shift the ideological balance of the board to the furthest left it has been in several decades.

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 8:01pm
 Regents Andrew Richner (R) and Andrea Newman (R) were both unseated in the 2018 election, giving up their seats to newcomers Jordan Acker (D) and Paul Brown (D).

The University of Michigan Board of Regents bade farewell to two regents and the University’s current vice president for development at the board’s meeting Thursday. Regents Andrew Richner (R) and Andrea Newman (R) were both unseated in the 2018 election, giving up their seats to newcomers Jordan Acker (D) and Paul Brown (D). Vice President for Development Jerry May, a member of the Executive Council that sits at board meetings, is retiring.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 8:51pm

A new study on the use of diversity statements in hiring at the University of Michigan was recently conducted at the University’s National Center for Institutional Diversity. The study served to analyze the effects of new and evolving practices in faculty hiring in higher education.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 5:18pm
The Sex Issue

In this issue of The Statement Magazine, we’re talking about sex. But to get a comprehensive view of the campus sexual landscape, we can’t simply rely on anecdotes and personal experiences. In an effort to get some quantitative information about student sexual activity, The Daily anonymously surveyed 11,000 randomly-selected students about their experiences and perceptions of sex.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 10:07pm
Bernstein was elected to the Board of Regents in 2012 with a campaign focused heavily on the high cost of college attendance at the University.

Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer has selected University of Michigan Regent Mark Bernstein (D) as the leader of her gubernatorial transition team.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 8:07pm
Members of the University of Michigan chapter of J Street have published a petition to incorporate Palestinian perspectives into Birthright trips.

Members of the University of Michigan chapter of J Street, an American advocacy group that promotes the efforts of “pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans,” have published a petition to incorporate Palestinian perspectives into Birthright trips with University of Michigan Hillel.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 8:25pm
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In a monthly interview with The Michigan Daily, Mark Schlissel, president of the University of Michigan, outlined the University’s stance on the recent denial of letters of recommendation for students planning to study abroad in Israel and the Sixth Circuit Court verdict against the University’s sexual misconduct policies. He also touched on the lack of concrete deadlines for their recent carbon neutrality goal announcement and the need for greater investment in diversity, in addition to current University initiatives and more.

Academic Freedoms

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 10:14pm
 The Daily interviews with Republican incumbent candidate and Board Chair Andrew Richner.

The Michigan Daily Administration Beat will be conducting interviews with the incumbent and challenging candidates for University of Michigan Board of Regents prior to the November midterm election. This interview is with Republican incumbent candidate and Board Chair Andrew Richner.

 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 11:00pm
Regent candidate Paul Brown (D) interviews with the Daily in the Student Publications Building TuesdayRegent candidate Paul Brown (D) interviews with the Daily in the Student Publications Building Tuesday.

The Michigan Daily Administration Beat will be conducting interviews with the incumbent and challenging candidates for University of Michigan Board of Regents prior to the November midterm election. This interview is with Democratic challenger candidate Paul Brown. Brown is a University alum, having attended the University for his undergraduate degree and an MBA. Brown also holds a law degree from Wayne State University and clerked for a federal judge in Detroit.