Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 9:43pm
UM Central Student Government released a housing survey at their meeting in Pierpont Commons Tuesday evening.

Central Student Government released a housing survey Tuesday evening in an effort to help alleviate the struggle of finding affordable off-campus housing. Over 2,000 students responded to the initial survey sent out and about 700 responding students fit the criterion of those living off-campus within the 2017-2018 academic year.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 4:52pm
A recent study administered by a team of professors and students found that it may be easier to detect one’s susceptibility to influenza by simply looking at the bacteria present within the throat and nose.

A recent study administered by a team of professors and students within the School of Public Health and the Nicaragua Ministry of Health found that it may be easier to detect one’s susceptibility to influenza by simply looking at the bacteria present within the throat and nose.

Betsy Foxman, professor of epidemiology and a lead researcher on the project, said the team was interested in how contracting influenza makes it more likely for someone to get other diseases.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 9:19pm
The Sixth Circuit ruled that the University must require cross-examination by the accused or his agent.

Tuesday afternoon, Jane Roe, a newly-formed student group at the University of Michigan, penned a petition calling for the University to adjust its new policy in Title IX investigations, based on the September Title IX ruling by the Sixth

Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 11:07pm
Ciara Sivels is the first Black woman to get a doctoral degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Throughout much of her life, Ciara Sivels had dreams of becoming a chef. Now she is the first Black woman to get a doctoral degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan.

 

“I really had no idea (about engineering) until my junior year of high school,” Sivels said. “I had a teacher suggest I look into engineering because I had always been at good at chemistry and math, and I constantly excelled in all my classes.”

 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:27pm

The United States detains more citizens in prison than in any other country in the world, as well as more people under correctional control than any given moment in American history.

At the University of Michigan, a team of five professors — Heather Ann Thompson, Matt Lassiter, Ruby Tapia, Ashley Lucas and Amanda Alexander — are working together to combat mass incarceration within academia.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 8:16pm
Tom Insel, former director of the National Institute of Mental Health, discusses how digital technologies can help address depression at the Depression on College Campuses Conference keynote in Rackham Tuesday.

More than 100 people gathered inside Rackham Auditorium at the University of Michigan Tuesday afternoon to explore the benefits of digital technologies in helping depression on college campuses nationwide.

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 8:29pm
Steph White, the executive director of Equality Michigan, speaks at the Advocacy in Action Panel Discussion at Stern Auditorium Friday

On Friday, as part of the University of Michigan's annual month-long Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium, a group of three career advocates led a discussion in the Helmut Stern Auditorium at the University’s Museum of Art discussion titled “Advocacy in Action: This is Our Work,” each sharing their experiences in the realm of activism.

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 1:25pm
STM sophomore Jacob Sugarman speaks at the Stop Spencer Town Hall in the Michigan Union Saturday.

University of Michigan student organizations #StopSpencer and Human Rights Through Education hosted a town hall meeting Saturday at the Michigan Union to discuss tactics for fighting white supremacy and oppression on the University campus. A large crowd of students, faculty and Ann Arbor residents attended.

Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 6:57pm
Tiya Miles, Distinguished author AND professor of American Culture and Afroamerican & African Studies, gives a lecture at her book launch in the Rackham Amphitheatre Friday.

Distinguished author Tiya Miles, professor of American Culture and Afroamerican & African Studies spoke at the Rackham auditorium Friday to discuss her new book on racial history in the city of Detroit. 

In “The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits,” Miles offers an alternative origin story of Detroit. The book, according to her, “allows us to see Detroit’s beginning and industrial age ‘progress’ and recognize Detroit's invisible ancestors.”

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:02pm
Paul Tagliabue and Jim Hackett speak on the intersection of sports and social policy moderated by Warde Manuel at Rackham Auditorium Tuesday.

With current political climate and an increasing number of athletic protests against social inequalities, the interplay between sports and public policy are two entities that are becoming increasingly intertwined, according to former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue and Jim Hackett, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company and former interim director of University of Michigan athletics. The two discussed this intersection and more to University faculty and students Tuesday afternoon.