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.

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.