Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:53pm

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”

This is a pretty common question for kids, but to someone who is almost 30? Actually, I often ask myself that same question, although in a slightly different way: What do I want to do with my life?

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 5:08pm

The University of Michigan community and the Red Cross are collaborating to collect blood donations on campus as part of the 35th annual Blood Battle against Ohio State University.

For the annual Blood Battle, which began in 1982, the two rival schools — Michigan and OSU — aims to collect 2,500 units of blood. This is roughly equivalent to 2,500 pints. The institution with higher units of donated blood wins the battle.  

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 8:23pm

University of Michigan alumni Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg, as well as the Eisenberg family overall, donated $10.75 million last Thursday to the University’s Depression Center to fund research projects for mental illnesses such as depression and bipolar disorder.

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 8:50pm
Robbert Sellers, Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion and Academic Affairs speaks about the community of support the University of Michigan offers at the first generation student dinner at the Rogel Ballroom at the Union on Monday.

First-Generation College Students @ Michigan, a student group that focuses on recognizing and resolving the needs of first-generation students, held a welcome dinner for about 100 first-generation University of Michigan students Monday evening.

First-generation students, defined by the University as students whose parents have never attended and/or graduated from college, make up 13 percent of the undergraduate and 18 percent of the graduate student population, which is almost 6,500 students combined.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 9:40pm
NPR science reporter Joe Palca speaks about communicating science at West Hall on Thursday.

Joe Palca, an award-winning science correspondent from National Public Radio, visited the University of Michigan Thursday afternoon to give a talk titled “Communicating Science for Fun and Profit” at West Hall. The talk focused on how to better communicate science with the general public.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 1:25pm

The University’s governing body is considering incorporating more student input before the body makes impactful decisions on their behalf.

The Board of Regents, which makes university-wide decisions along with President Mark Schlissel, is seeking public comment on a revision to its bylaws that calls for more student participation in decision making.

The revision was proposed by Central Student Government, and would reinstate and update a section that was deleted in February 2011.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 8:38pm

Wednesday, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.) announced that the University of Michigan would be receiving a $2,565,643 research grant from the National Science Foundation to develop statistical tools that will reduce the cost of analyzing big data and metadata, which is data that describes another data.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 7:31pm

This is the 24th consecutive year the UMHS has been recognized nationally for its strong performance.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 6:43pm

University of Michigan students and Ann Arbor residents, like the rest of the world, are working hard to catch ’em all.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 9:53pm

The 10th annual Chang Lecture on Art and Medicine took place Thursday evening at the Ford Amphitheater at the University of Michigan Medical School. This year’s talk was titled “Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and the Detroit Industry Murals” and was given by Don Nakayama, adjunct surgery professor at Florida International University who also practices as a pediatric surgeon at Sacred Heart Medical Group.