Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 4:02pm
The first day of Festifall, the largest gathering of student clubs and organizations, was hosted virtually Sunday afternoon.

Each fall at the University of Michigan, people representing different student organizations fill the Diag and Ingalls Mall, waving flyers at frantic freshmen to recruit them. This hectic, classic phenomenon is Festifall — and this year, due to COVID-19, it’s online.

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 8:35pm

The University of Michigan International Institute presented the Conference on Migration, attended by about 50 members of the University community, on Monday at Weiser Hall. The conference consisted of interdisciplinary dialogue driven by presentations from local and international scholars. 

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 8:29pm
Catherine Badgley, director of the Residential College, speaks about the identity of the RC during a Fireside Chat in East Quad Monday evening.

The University of Michigan’s Residential College hosted a talk in East Quadrangle Residence Hall on Monday with Catherine Badgley, director of the RC and  head of the Science, Technology and Society program. The RC is a multidisciplinary liberal arts program within the College of LSA and is one of LSA’s Michigan Learning Communities. 

The event facilitated conversations about building community, increasing diversity and exploring the identity of the RC. About 10 members of the RC community attended the event, including students, faculty and staff. 

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 10:34pm
Professor Jeffrey Bernstein discusses the process of nominating a democratic candidate for president at the Kellogg Eye Center Wednesday night.

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute hosted a talk by Professor Jeffrey Bernstein titled “The 2020 Democratic Nomination: Who Gets to Choose, the Parties or the Voters?” on Wednesday at the Kellogg Eye Center auditorium. The event was attended by more than 100 members of the University of Michigan community. 

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 1:08pm
Former CEO and President of JetBlue, David Barger, discusses leadership and his professional journey with U of M students at Mani Osteria Friday night.

Dave Barger, co-founder of JetBlue Airways and University of Michigan alum, spoke at an event hosted by the Barger Leadership Institute as  part of its “BLI Dinner With” series. Barger spoke to a crowd of about 15 students about leadership potential and opportunities for career growth on Friday at Mani Osteria and Bar.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 9:53pm
LSA Freshman Nick Schuler, Freshman Chair of College Republicans, discusses the United States' involvement in Iran in the League Tuesday evening.

The University of Michigan’s chapter of College Republicans discussed Iran-United States relations at a meeting in the Michigan League on Tuesday. About 25 students and members of the University community attended the event, as well as board members of the organization. 

LSA sophomore Max Resnick, treasurer of College Republicans and Kathy Zhu, vice chair of College Republicans and LSA senior, gave a presentation on recent events in Iran.