Friday, October 2, 2020 - 11:31pm
The University announced criteria that would lead to reevaluating campus operations on Wednesday.

Update: According to an Oct. 5 notice posted to the University’s COVID-19 dashboard, the response metric for exceeding five days of increases in new infections using a seven-day average has also been met. This means two of the University’s thresholds for reevaluating campus operations have now been triggered.

Friday, August 14, 2020 - 11:58am
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks at a press conference Friday morning.

Michigan residents most vulnerable to COVID-19 will receive 4 million free masks, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced at a press conference Friday morning.

The masks will be distributed to low-income residents, senior citizens, schools and shelters, provided in association with Ford Motor Company and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Saturday, December 28, 2019 - 11:57am
Rep. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, was checked into the Oakland County Jail for suspected driving while drunk early Friday morning.

State Rep. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, was checked into the Oakland County Jail early Friday morning for suspected driving while drunk, according to the Detroit Free Press

Warren had been drinking at an event in Detroit and was heading home, she told the police. 

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 3:31pm
It was recently announced that Taco Bell will be added to the new Michigan Union.

Fast food chain Taco Bell will be added to the University of Michigan’s newly renovated Michigan Union, among other food and service partners. The Union is slated to reopen its doors this coming January. 

The University announced the other business included in the space about a month ago, some of which include Barnes and Noble, Sweetwaters Coffee and Tea and Panera Bread.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 7:14pm
Michigan’s House Democrats have supported calls for an impeachment inquiry for President Donald Trump.

As of Tuesday, all of Michigan’s House Democrats have supported calls for an impeachment inquiry for President Donald Trump.

Michigan U.S. Reps. Haley Stevens, Elissa Slotkin and Debbie Dingell joined the growing contingent of House Democrats calling for the President’s impeachment Tuesday.

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 6:10pm
LSA Dean Anne Curzan discusses her long-term goals in an interview The Daily in the LSA Building Friday morning .

The Academics Beat at The Michigan Daily recently sat down with the new LSA Dean Anne Curzan for an interview to discuss her vision for the college and its many programs.

The Michigan Daily: What are your goals as dean of LSA?

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 6:09pm
DPSS reports a gas leak close to North Quad Residence Hall at around 4:15 p.m Monday.

A gas leak was reported close to North Quad Residence Hall at around 4:15 p.m. on Aug. 26. The residential and academic areas of the building were evacuated. Multiple roads surrounding the leak were also closed. The cause of the leak is unknown at this time.

As of 5:44 p.m., DTE Energy identified the location of the leak and allowed people back in, according to the Division of Public Safety and Security's twitter. The area should still be avoided.

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 9:04pm
Ann Arbor community members participate in a “die-in” at the University of Michigan Museum of Art Saturday.

The bodies of about 50 students, faculty and Ann Arbor residents lay still on the floor of the Taubman Gallery at the University of Michigan Museum of Art for 11 minutes on July 27 as part of a “die-in.” The event, hosted by the Ann Arbor Climate Mobilization and UMMA, intended to raise awareness of climate change by mimicking death and highlighting the role time plays in the issue.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 3:47pm
S. Jack Hu, vice president for research at the University of Michigan, speaks with The Daily in the Fleming Administration Building Tuesday morning.

S. Jack Hu is the current vice president for research at the University of Michigan, but will be joining the University of Georgia as its next vice president for academic affairs and provost beginning July 1. Hu has spent the past 30 years at Michigan, first as a masters and doctoral student (’86, ’90), then as a faculty member. He is a J. Reid and Polly Anderson professor of manufacturing, professor of mechanical engineering and professor of industrial and operations engineering.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 12:43pm
Vice president for research at the University of Michigan, S. Jack Hu, will become the senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at the University of Georgia.

S. Jack Hu, vice president for research at the University of Michigan, will join the University of Georgia as its next senior vice president for academic affairs and provost. Hu will start in his new position on July 1.

According to UGA Today, UGA had narrowed their search down to four finalists for the position, with Hu ultimately chosen for the role.