Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:38pm

This year, all three of the University of Michigan men’s basketball, men’s hockey and debate teams have made it to their respective Final Four tournaments. The National Debate Tournament took place last weekend at Wichita State University in Kansas, where the U-M team eventually lost to Georgetown University in the semifinals.

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 9:21pm

Following the controversial release of the Central Student Government Campus Affordability Guide last January, students at the University of Michigan responded with the creation of “Being Not-Rich at UM,” which circulated online and has now spread to other schools around the country.

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 4:55pm
At approximately 3:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon Division of Public Safety and Security officers arrested a shirtless white male on the northwest portion of the University of Michigan Diag.
At approximately 3:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon Division of Public Safety and Security officers arrested a shirtless white male on the northwest portion of the University of Michigan Diag, between Mason Hall and the E.H. Kraus Building. Officers from the Ann Arbor Police Department were also on the scene. 
 
Engineering freshman Jim Walrad witnessed the arrest while handing out flyers for the Men’s Glee Club Spring Concert.
 
Sunday, April 1, 2018 - 4:42pm
Tariq Mekkaoui, Abbas Alhassan, Sally Kafelghazal, Area Gayar, Reema Kaakarli, Mirette Habib speak on a panel at Arab and Latinx Wolverine Day Friday.

Students from the Arab Student Association, PILOT — an organization for underrepresented and first-generation students — and La Casa held an Arab and Latinx Wolverine Day on Friday.

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 3:22pm
Richard and Susan Rogel committed a $150 million gift to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Richard and Susan Rogel committed a $150 million gift to the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, according to a University press release announced Thursday. This donation is the single largest ever given to Michigan Medicine and one of the largest given to the University, making the couple the second largest donor to the University.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 10:21pm
Ted Spencer, Senior Advisor on Admission Outreach, applauded for panelists who discussed about Affirmative Action at South Hall Wednesday.

Fifteen years after the University of Michigan went toe to toe in the Supreme Court defending affirmative action, racial demographics at the University remain largely homogenous. The University chapter of the American Constitution Society hosted a symposium Wednesday evening to reflect on the case's history and strategize around affirmative action in honor of the 15th anniversary of the landmark Grutter v. Bollinger Supreme Court case.

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 4:27pm
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History lecturer Jonathan Marwil considers teaching a holy profession and the classroom a holy place. He rarely uses technology in the classroom such as PowerPoint as he feels it is one of the most boring ways of teaching. He himself does not own a cell phone. He said he lives in a simpler world and sees how cell phones impede the world of his students. For most students and professors, Canvas provides an easy mode of communication between and among each other, in Marwil’s class, he relies on email and if students need him, they know where to find him.

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 1:10pm
Hong Lei, Chinese Consul General to Chicago, speaks during the Sino-US Relations Panel at the Michigan China Forum in Robertson Auditorium Saturday.

The Michigan China Forum held its second annual conference this weekend, discussing the importance of study abroad students in bridging the gap between the United States and China. The conference, titled “New Era, New Responsibility”, invited prominent figures from multiple industries to discuss U.S.-China relations and the importance of the next generation of leaders to further relation development.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 9:50pm

The University of Michigan set the stage for two Hollywood personalities on Tuesday as students frantically traced the stars via social media. Steve Carell, famed movie actor and television star, was spotted on a campus tour with his daughter. “Star Trek” actor Zachary Quinto was also seen on campus purchasing a mid-day coffee at Starbucks on State Street. 

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 5:03pm
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The University of Michigan’s Academic Reporting Tool released its grade distribution feature over the weekend, allowing students to explore grade distributions of courses before registration. The new feature caters to the voices of many students, according to Innovation Advocacy Lead Amy Homkes-Hayes.

“As you can imagine, students have asked for us to show course information in a University-sanctioned tool,” Homkes-Hayes said.