Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 12:37pm

The Detroit Board of Police Commissioners approved a policy Sept. 19 outlining the use of facial recognition technology for the police department. The policy includes guidelines for how officers who abuse the policy will be punished and a prohibition from sharing the photos with private companies. 

Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 4:10pm
Emily Mower Provost, associate prof. of computer science, shares her experience with emotion recognition at an event on artificial intelligence, personalized technology, and mental health in the Ann Arbor District Library Friday evening.

Two professors involved in the intersection of artificial intelligence and mental health shared their work Friday evening at the Ann Arbor District Library in partnership with the University of Michigan’s AI Laboratory

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:17pm
Deval Patrick, former Governor of Massachusetts, speaks about his state's embrace of pro-environmental policy during the Great Recession as part of the Michigan Law Environmental Law & Policy Program Lecture Series in Jeffries Hall Thursday afternoon.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick spoke in a conversation-style event about climate change and the role of business and politics in environmental sustainability. The event was the first installment of the Environmental Law & Policy Program’s 2019-2020 Lecture Series.

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 4:13pm

Before LSA senior Ashley Soto entered the University of Michigan, she knew she wanted to join a culturally-based sorority on campus. Soto, who is now president of the University’s Alpha chapter of Delta Tau Lambda Sorority, Inc., had an opportunity to visit the University through the sorority’s high school outreach program. After her first year, she decided to join the sorority. 

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 4:15pm

Ann Arbor rents are skyrocketing, according to recent reports. The city’s rent is the second fastest growing among college towns. 

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 8:28pm
Somya Bhagwagar

When Somya Bhagwagar was little, her father gifted her a book anthologizing the most beautiful places to travel in the world. She would flip through the pages and beg her parents to take her to those destinations, but instead, her mother would drive her to the farmers market 20 minutes from her home. There, Bhagwagar’s mother taught her to travel mentally through strangers’ stories.

“We would just talk to people and listen to their stories,” Bhagwagar said. “I guess we developed this hobby of ‘people understanding,’ which is taking people watching to the next level.”

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 8:56pm
LSA Sophomore Sanghamithra Kalimi and LSA Junior Youna Lee lead a roundtable discussion on the Facebook group, Subtle Asian Trait, to celebrate Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the School of Education Wednesday.

Wednesday evening, around 25 students gathered in the Tribute Room at the School of Education to discuss the popular Facebook group Subtle Asian Traits, which currently has around 1.2 million members. The event, Examining Subtle Asian Traits, is one of a series of events being held by Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month with Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 6:47pm
Trevor Hoppe, assistant professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, presents research from his book "Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness" in Lane Hall Thursday.

Trevor Hoppe, assistant professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, gave a talk Thursday afternoon at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender on his book “Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness.” The book talks about how some have been jailed for their diseases, and looks specifically at how individuals with HIV have been treated since the 1980s. Additionally, he looks at how these laws apply to other diseases such as hepatitis and meningitis.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 3:22pm
Haley Hoffman Smith, author of "Her Big Idea" and the Director of Community for Next Gen Summit, speaks about the need to have a vision to work towards that is energizing and motivating at Ross Friday morning.

On Friday morning, about 100 students gathered for the first annual Women Who Launch Symposium to hear from keynote speaker Haley Hoffman Smith, author of “Her Big Idea: The Next Gen-Her-ation of Female Entrepreneurs,” as well as two panels of women in venture capital and female entrepreneurs.