Former 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton (D-NY) announced on Monday that she will be speaking at Hill Auditorium on October 24 at 7:00 PM, as a part of her book tour.
For more than a century, the University of Michigan’s logo — the block ‘M’ — has been an Ann Arbor staple, emblazoned on everything from the Big House scoreboard to the graduation-party cakes of high-school seniors.
Despite slight modifications over the years, the simple, maize-colored ‘M’ set on a blue field has symbolized the University’s historically dominant Athletic Department for more than 100 years. And in recent years, the famous ‘M’ has been branded to represent the entire institution.
The introduction of a Teach-Out Series on topics ranging from “fake news” to the rise of increasingly authoritarian governments was announced by University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel at an Innovation Forum hosted by the University’s Office of Academic Innovation on Monday night.
Economic Prof. Edward Cho was teaching his Econ 102 class, macroeconomics, Thursday afternoon when a student raised his hand to ask a question. When called on by Cho, the student asked: “Do you like apples?”
Cho appeared confused and the student reiterated, “What about a golden apple?” The doors at the back of the lecture hall then opened to reveal the other members of the Golden Apple committee, the graduate student instructors for the class and other members of the Economics department, all holding balloons and flowers.
Acclaimed criminal justice attorney Bryan Stevenson received the University of Michigan Wallenberg Medal Tuesday evening at a packed Rackham Auditorium filled with more than 1,000 attendees. Stevenson, the head of the Equal Justice Initiative and author of best-selling memoir “Just Mercy,” delivered a keynote address narrating his experiences in criminal justice reform and urging attendees to craft hopeful narratives.
Among the panelists of the University of Michigan Knight-Wallace Fellowship panel held Monday at Rackham Amphitheatre were Bastian Obermayer and Marina Walker Guevara, two journalists who helped break the Panama Papers — a prominent story implicating high-ranking government officials from dozens of countries for tax crimes.
Located in a predominantly middle-class Detroit suburb within a 20-minute drive of Ann Arbor, Plymouth-Canton Community School’s graduating class submits on average 300 applications to the University of Michigan each year. About one-third are usually admitted and choose to matriculate, according to Renee Eley, a high-school guidance counselor in the district.
Wednesday night at the Power Center, eight diverse speakers — including University of Michigan professors and international artists — discussed their unique visions for societal change and growth as a part of the annual student-run TEDxUofM event.
In response to the racist and anti-Semitic emails sent to University of Michigan engineering and computer science students late Tuesday night, around 40 students gathered in front of University President Mark Schlissel’s house early Wednesday morning.