Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 5:51pm
BSU and Bentley Historical Library finish digitizing over 66k records from the Department of Afroamerican Studies.

Four years ago, the Black Student Union launched the online campaign #BBUM, or Being Black at the University of Michigan, and gave the University seven days to respond to seven demands. Some of the demands included more affordable campus housing, an increase in Black representation on campus and a digitization of documents in the University’s Bentley Historical Library.

Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 4:54pm
Engineering Sophomore Nando Felten works with lithium rods in a glove box in the Sakamoto Lab at GG Brown Friday. Felten's research focuses on the use of lithium in solid-state batteries.

Batteries have always fascinated LSA junior Nando Felten. Felten, who is from Detroit but spent most of his life living in Germany, was amazed by the universal use of batteries. But what surprised Felton even more was that the current model for the battery has remained largely unchanged for the last several decades.

Now, a research assistant in the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program with plans to transfer to the College of Engineering, Felten is on a mission to build a better battery model.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 4:31pm

Users of the China Data Center website last week were shocked to discover the site was no longer available. Instead, the University of Michigan research program was replaced with a brief message explaining the CDC was closed effective immediately. 

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 1:31pm
Time is almost out to save “Michigan time,” the tradition of starting classes ten minutes after the scheduled hour at the University of Michigan.

Time is almost out to save “Michigan time,” the tradition of starting classes ten minutes after the scheduled hour at the University of Michigan. However, state Rep. Yousef Rabhi, D-Ann Arbor, among other concerned alumni and students, are fighting to preserve this custom.

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 4:40pm
A female University of Michigan student reported a third-degree sexual assault Wednesday to the Division of Public Safety and Security.

A female University of Michigan student reported a third-degree sexual assault Wednesday to the Division of Public Safety and Security. The student told police she was grabbed by an unknown male and sexually assaulted on March 27, according to a crime alert sent out to students Friday afternoon.

Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 3:08pm
University students and fans flood the intersection of South University and Church Street after  the Michigan men’s basketball team claimed its spot in the NCAA Championship game Saturday night.

In the immediate minutes after the Michigan men’s basketball team claimed its spot in the NCAA Championship game after beating Loyola University Chicago Saturday night, hundreds of University of Michigan students and fans flooded the intersection of South University Avenue and Church Street to celebrate.

LSA junior Mikayla Easley was at Garage Bar watching the game with friends when the Wolverines won. After the game ended, she and her friends, along with many patrons of Garage Bar and other nearby bars, headed to the streets to celebrate.

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 1:32pm
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced his recommendations for University-awarded honorary degrees Monday.

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced his recommendations for University-awarded honorary degrees Monday. The distinction is meant to honor those who have “advanced their field of endeavor in significant ways,” or made major contributions to society.

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 1:43pm
The University graduated a particularly strong class with 99.4 percent of graduates being matched with a residency program despite growing competition for these spots.

University of Michigan students had a lot to celebrate over the past weekend, but for Medical School students, St. Patrick’s Day festivities and the Michigan Men’s Basketball team’s stunning win against Houston were just icing on the cake after they learned where they would be completing their residencies in the annual Match Day event Friday.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 1:49pm
Since the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents approved a plan to renovate the Michigan Union building in 2016, the University has announced several plans for the building, including the elimination of the Billiards Room.

The University of Michigan has announced several plans to renovate the Michigan Union, including the elimination of the Billiards Room. In a recent post on eBay, the University’s Property Disposition department listed several Billiards Room items for auction.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 1:38pm
Matthew Urban, 26, was found dead Saturday in the University of Michigan’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Urban, a Ypsilanti resident, had been reported as missing since Tuesday.

Matthew Urban, 26, was found dead Saturday in the University of Michigan’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Urban, a Ypsilanti resident, had been reported as missing since Tuesday.