Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:27pm

Google granted $250,000 to the Michigan Engineering Zone, a University of Michigan program that provides engineering resources to high school students, at the grand opening of their new office in Detroit. Google opened their regional office in the Little Caesars Arena today, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 5:01pm
The University of Michigan’s Interfraternity Council voted Wednesday to remove the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity from campus, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life said in a press release.

The University of Michigan’s Interfraternity Council voted Wednesday to remove the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity from campus, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life said in a press release. Members of the IFC voted unanimously to terminate Alpha Sigma Phi’s Theta chapter following an investigation by the Hazing Response Team regarding allegations of hazing during their new member process.

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 8:05pm

Mohamed Soumah, a University of Michigan custodian, is currently seeking refuge in the Ann Arbor Friends Meeting House to avoid deportation — he requires frequent dialysis due to a genetic kidney disease, and says he will die if deported.

Sunday, November 4, 2018 - 1:47pm
Salgado believes her research is important given recent events involving women’s equality and specifically the #MeToo movement, a national conversation around sexual misconduct and gender discrimination.

LSA sophomore Estrella Salgado turned a love of “Little House on the Prairie” into an in-depth research project to understand the lives of women in the mid-19th century. Salgado’s project, sponsored through the Undergraduate Research Program, began when she recognized the Godey’s Magazine in her class discussion from her childhood love of Little House.

“I was a big fan of ‘Little House on the Prairie’ when I was a kid,” Salgado said. “So when it was mentioned this year in class, I wanted to take a look.”

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 10:03pm

Linguists gathered Thursday for the International Institute Conference to discuss the endangerment and revitalization of Indigenous languages. The day-long conference worked to build a stronger relationship between the University of Michigan and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues by reporting policy recommendation discussions from the conference to the forum.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 3:01pm

LSA senior Kia Schwert was captivated by the research opportunities at the University when she attended the Michigan Community College Summer Research Fellowship as a fellow in 2017, inspiring her to transfer to the University to study sociology and women’s studies. She got involved as a research assistant in Profs. Elizabeth Armstrong and Sandra Levitsky’s Title IX lab in the Sociology Department, which involved content analysis of 380 higher level education institutes to see how their administrations respond to sexual violence on their campuses.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 4:47pm

Spaces with media outlets that use sexual assault victim-blaming language or include features that defend rape perpetrators report more cases of rape and fewer related arrests, a University of Michigan study found. Political Science Assistant Professor Yuri Zhukov helped lead the first big data analysis of newspapers from 2000 to 2013 regarding media’s portrayal of rape in the United States.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 3:30pm
University Health Service announced a new service in the Trans Care Department called the Trans Care Team, which will provide hormone therapy for gender affirmation, prescriptions to prevent HIV, and other services and resources for the University of Mich

University Health Service announced a new service called the Trans Care Team, which will provide hormone therapy for gender affirmation, prescriptions to prevent HIV, and other services and resources for the University of Michigan transgender community. The team is a group of trained health care providers that provide advice and general care in addition to hormone therapy. 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 7:37pm
The University Hospital as well as the St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor hospital have a program which helps survivors.

After an overdose occurred at the homeless shelter where she worked, Gina Dahlem, University of Michigan professor of nursing and nurse practitioner, decided to make a change. Dahlem developed a program providing opioid overdose prevention education and training for first responders and members of the community.

“Back in 2013, we have experienced an overdose occurring in our bathroom at the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County…” Dahlem said. “The chief medical resident was at the clinic at the time; she initiated the idea of having naloxone on hand.”

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 6:15pm

While you were away this summer, you may have missed some big stories from Ann Arbor. The Daily will be publishing recaps of the summer’s breaking news.

Over the summer University of Michigan researchers developed a system that can detect fake news better than a human. The system, pioneered by Rada Mihalcea, a professor of computer science and engineering, identifies linguistic cues such as grammar, diction and sophistication level in fake news articles.