Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 2:59pm
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Housing disputes tend to be between a landlord and a tenant, but in LSA junior Samantha Goldstein’s and her roommates’ case, their disagreement found them allied with their landlord and fighting against their neighbor’s landlord. Now, Goldstein and her landlord, Kaveh Esmael, are speaking out about their neighbor’s abusive proprietor.

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 9:44pm
Ann Arbor City Mayor Christopher Taylor listens to a Michigan Student at a City Council meeting at City Hall Monday evening.

At Monday’s session of the Ann Arbor City Council, several student organizations, including the University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats, the Climate Action Movement and Roosevelt Institute, as well Ann Arbor residents, spoke to urge city councilmembers to support a resolution to direct funds to address affordable housing, climate action and pedestrian safety.

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 2:47pm
Ann Arbor City Council announced 11 nominees to the Independent Community Police Oversight Commission at the City Council meeting Monday.

Ann Arbor City Council announced 11 nominees to the new Independent Community Police Oversight Commission at the council meeting Monday. This comes after citizens expressed concern regarding the transparency of the selection process.

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 5:34pm
PFAS

Less than a year after the Trump administration and the Environmental Protection Agency received backlash for attempting to block the publication of a federal study that concluded PFAS chemicals at low concentrations were dangerous, it is expected the Trump administration will not set a limit for PFAS chemicals in drinking water.

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 3:03pm
Councilmember Anne Bannister, D-Ward 1.

Ann Arbor City Council voted to approve a settlement for a lawsuit filed against the city by Councilmember Anne Bannister, D-Ward 1, and former Councilmember Sumi Kailasapathy, D-Ward 1, at the Jan. 22 City Council meeting.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 4:01pm
In the augmented reality testing environment, real autonomous vehicles interact with computer-simulated vehicles.

Researchers from the Mcity Test Facility at the University of Michigan are using virtual reality to more safely and efficiently test driverless vehicles.

The Mcity Test Facility is located on North Campus and features over 16 acres of roads and traffic infrastructure. The facility allows researchers to test automated vehicles and other technologies in simulated urban and suburban driving environments.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 3:32pm
A team of University of Michigan researchers for Firearm Safety Among Children and Teens launched a new website on firearm safety.

Less than a week after the National Rifle Association told doctors to “stay in their lane,” a team of University of Michigan researchers for Firearm Safety Among Children and Teens launched a new website on firearm safety in an effort to prevent firearm injuries and deaths among adolescents.

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 3:40pm

The University of Michigan Biosciences Initiative announced the first round of research projects to receive a combined total of $45 million in grants last Monday. Out of 28 proposals submitted to the Biosciences Initiative, nine projects were chosen to receive research grants.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 5:20pm
Stanek always wanted to help others, but she soon realized she was more interested in researching prevention for the medical community.

When Kayla Stanek first came to the University of Michigan as a freshman, she believed she would be pre-med. She had always loved science classes, and, though she knew medical school was not the perfect fit, it was the only direction that seemed to align with her interests.

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.