Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 7:09pm
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In late February, Kaplan Test Prep released their annual law school admissions officers survey, an analysis that attempts to measure student interest in attending law school. After years of decline, Kaplan reported an increase of over 4,000 applicants. The cause, they reported, was the chaotic state of the political climate.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 5:52pm
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Happy Women's History Month! This episode welcomes you to She Hit It First with a history of the very first female students, educators, and admin on campus, featuring interviews with UofM's first female president Mary Sue Coleman and first dean of LSA Edie Goldberg. Second episode will drop next Saturday. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 11:22pm
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma speaks out on the beginnings of his career in Hill Auditorium Wednesday.

In the packed Hill Auditorium of about 3,500 students, staff and local Ann Arbor residents, Yo-Yo Ma walked out dressed in a black suit matched with a light pink tie. He looked to the crowd, glasses perched on the tip of his nose, standing adjacent to a $2.5 million dollar cello named “Petunia.” At least he didn’t leave it in a taxi this time, he joked.

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 4:04pm
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Host Sam Small and Associate Producer Sean Lang talk about what it means to be DIY and speak with local DIY legend Fred Thomas


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:49pm
Leah Laksmni Piepzna-Samarasinha, queer disabled femme poet, delivers a poetic keynote on advocacy and activism work at the UMMA Wednesday evening.

Tuesday night, a group of about 40 students, staff and Ann Arbor residents gathered in the University of Michigan Museum of Art to listen to Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, a queer, disabled, non-binary femme writer, read from their book “Care Work” and address the intersection of people of color, queerness and disability.

“I saw that this was called a dialogue,” said Piepzna-Samarasinha. “But then my friend reminded me that it was just me on stage. So I thought, we should call it ‘Dreaming a disabled, queer, colored future.’”

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 10:53pm
Lecturer David Choberka speaks at the Displaced Children in an Uncertain World event at East Quad Wednesday evening.

Speaker series talks representation of displaced children Tuesday night at the Benzinger Library in East Quad, around 30 students from the class run by the Residential College, Displaced Children in an Uncertain World, gathered for a discussion run by David Choberka, manager of academic outreach and a teacher at the University of Michigan Museum of Art.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 6:33pm
 From left to right: Juan Schlebusch, Andries Coetzee, Silvana Schlebush, Lorenzo García-Amaya, Nicholas Henriksen, Marta Myburgh, Jenifer Schlebush.

Near an isolated desert in Patagonia, Argentina, a unique community which, in 1980, was classified as virtually “extinct,” still resides. These descendants of South African Boers immigrated to Patagonia at the start of the 20th century and are bilingual, speaking both Afrikaans and the current dominant language, Spanish.

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 5:11pm
Ann Arbor restaurant Seva's recently made Thrillist’s list of the Top 22 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in America.

Earlier this week, local vegetarian restaurant Seva made Thrillist’s list of the Top 22 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in America.

Thrillist is a website based in New York City and founded in 2004 which ranks food, drink, travel and entertainment.

According to Seva manager Colin Leach, this award is due to not just to the “eclectic cuisine,” but also largely in part to the local community’s rallying support.

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 9:01pm
Lauren Knapp, Postdoctoral researcher at the U-M Energy Institute, talks about American attitudes toward renewable energy at Weill Hall Friday.

Fifteen students, professors, researchers and community members gathered in Weill Hall Friday to listen to Lauren Knapp, a researcher at the Energy Institute, present discoveries on American behaviors and attitudes towards energy.

 

Due to the increasing effects of global warming, Knapp believes it is important for energy consumers to be informed about the varying types of alternative energy sources.

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 4:13pm
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In partnership with the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center, Poverty Solutions, a University of Michigan faculty-led center and presidential initiative, took on nine, year-long projects in 2019 in an effort to combat the rising rates of poverty and evictions in Michigan using a cross-community collaborative approach.