Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 10:36pm
Ann Arbor community members mourn the loss of Alton Sterling on Thursday in the Diag.

Thursday night, students and other community members gathered at the Diag to hold a candlelit vigil dedicated to Alton Sterling, who was fatally shot by Baton Rouge police officers outside a convenience store Tuesday in Louisiana, and Philando Castile, who was fatally shot Wednesday in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, at a traffic stop by a police officer.

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 5:58pm

Lisa Rudgers, University of Michigan vice president for global communications and strategic initiatives, is leaving to start a consulting practice. 

Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 1:07am

Friday afternoon, Huda Akil, the Gardner Quarton distinguished professor of neuroscience and psychiatry at the University of Michigan, along with five neuroscientists from various other institutions, participated in Reddit’s Science Ask Me Anything series, to discuss training future neuroscientists.

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 1:50pm

Andrew Zureick, a University of Michigan Medical School student — along with three of his former undergraduate Dartmouth College colleagues — published a book titled “What Every Science Student Should Know” last month.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 5:20pm

A new University of Michigan research study shows how the Affordable Care Act has reduced racial and ethnic disparities in health insurance coverage.

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 8:50pm
Microbiome experts Ed Yong and Jack Gilbert present on their respective fields of study at Rackham Graduate School on Monday.

Ed Yong, an award-winning science writer for The Atlantic, and Jack Gilbert, a professor of surgery at the University of Chicago, discussed how microbes —communities of microscopic organisms that live on or in people, plants, soil, oceans and the atmosphere — affect life forms on Earth, and how they can be manipulated to improve human health during a session titled “Invisible Influence: Microbiomes in the World”  Monday evening at the Rackham Amphitheater.

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 4:53pm

The University of Michigan’s Office of Campus Sustainability partnered with Ann Arbor Public Schools for the University's annual e-waste recycling event — which aims to help community members dispose and recycle electrical or electronic devices — Saturday in Pioneer High School’s parking lot.

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 4:12pm
George Washington University professor Bruce Dickson speaks about the Chinese communist party's strategy for survival.

Bruce Dickson, professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University, discussed how the Chinese Communist Party remains in power and how Chinese society reacts to the regime at a lecture at the School of Social Work Monday. The discussion was part of the Kenneth G. Lieberthal and Richard H. Rogel Center for Chinese Studies's Occasional Lecture Series. 

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 7:01pm

A University of Michigan research team led by John Tesmer, professor of pharmacology and biological chemistry, published a study earlier this month on a structure of a protein that might be important for preventing the spread of cancer throughout the body.

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 8:48pm

Two student groups organized a free outdoor concert featuring student performers Monday in the Diag. Stamp Nation — a group focused on cultivating a community of artists on campus — partnered with PILOT — which aims to build leadership and community on campus — to raise awareness for lupus and to showcase students’ musical talents.

Stamp Nation has organized a concert on the Diag at least once a year since its founding in 2013, but this was the first concert organized in collaboration with another student group to raise awareness about a disease.