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.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 9:04pm
Data from the Sustainability Cultural Indicators Program report

The Sustainability Cultural Indicators Program recently released its five-year report, which tracks the culture surrounding sustainability at the University of Michigan and how it has changed over the course of the program. The findings from SCIP serve to guide operations on campus and address environmental issues within the community.

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 8:47pm
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced the creation of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality Monday.

On Monday, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced the creation of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality. It will provide recommendations and strategies on achieving carbon neutrality and work with members of all three campuses. The group is composed of faculty, students and administrators, as well as local partnerships.

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 6:12pm
The Bursley-Baits bus damaged this tree on Fuller Road Monday afternoon.

On Monday at approximately 2:30 p.m., a Bursley-Baits bus accident occurred at 1100 Block Fuller Road, according to Melissa Overton, deputy chief of police & public information officer for the University of Michigan Police Department. About 20 passengers were aboard the bus and there were no reported injuries.

“(The bus) slid off the road crashed into a small tree,” Overton wrote in an email response to The Daily.

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 2:52pm
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A 30-year-old man was arrested Saturday night for allegedly killing his 66-year-old father, city police said according to The Detroit News.

Police received a 911 call that night from a location north of Geddes and east of Huron Parkway. The suspect’s mother — the wife of the alleged victim — made the phone call. The victim was wounded upon arrival of the police and died in his home.

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 10:47am
Alum Penny Stamps receiving an honorary doctor of fine arts at Spring Commencement 2018.

Namesake of the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, philanthropist and alum Penny Stamps died Thursday in her home at the age of 74. Stamps had been battling leukemia.

Stamps, along with her husband, E. Roe Stamps, established the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation and gave back to the University of Michigan in significant ways throughout their lives. The Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series began in 1999, with Stamps contributing funding for the series.

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 8:45pm
Rackham Student Elizabeth Walz speaks to the Regents during the Public Comments portion of the Regents Meeting at the Richard L. Postma Family Clubhouse Monday afternoon.

The University of Michigan Board of Regents’ meeting Thursday featured 15 public comment speakers, including U-M Ann Arbor and Dearborn students as well as alumni, faculty and staff. The topics discussed included carbon neutrality, divestment from companies supporting Israel and the role of letters of recommendation in a political context.

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 5:33pm
University President Mark Schlissel

Each month, The Michigan Daily Administration Beat sits down with University President Mark Schlissel to discuss important questions about University policy, commitments and challenges. This transcript has been abbreviated and reordered for reader clarity.

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 5:35pm
Student employees at the Union were informed of the renovation plans years before the building closed for construction.

With the renovation of the Michigan Union estimated to continue until early Winter 2020 and renovation of the Central Campus Recreational Building beginning in 2021, these facilities will remain closed due to construction.