Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 10:30pm
LSA freshman Kristen Hayden takes part in an Eco-Equity Roundtable event at Hatcher Graduate Library on Thursday.

Thursday night University of Michigan students — Social Work student Lauren Beriont and LSA senior Lello Guluma — led a group of about 30 undergraduate and graduate students in a discussion on the topic of eco equity: a social justice initiative aimed at improving intersectionality in environmentalism.

However, Beriont noted before the discussion that eco equity can take on different meanings to different people.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 9:25pm
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Two of three hate crimes reported in the week following the 2016 presidential election at the University of Michigan were recently determined to be falsely reported to the Ann Arbor Police Department, and updates have raised concerns about backlash for marginalized students.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 8:23pm

In the wake of controversial emails, the desecration of prayer space and other racially charged incidents, the Residential College held an open forum in the Keene Theater Wednesday night to debrief the campus climate.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:13pm

Coach Jim Harbaugh traded in his headset for a microphone Tuesday night to judge the annual Mock Rock charity talent show at the University of Michigan Power Center for the Performing Arts, where more than 200 students and community members came to watch student athletes help raise money for the local mental health organization Fresh Start Clubhouse.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 2:00pm

If University of Michigan College of Engineering researchers continue to prototype their innovative work, you might soon be receiving packages from someone other than a mailman — instead, a robotic bird. 

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:50pm
Erin Markey, a performer and University alumnus, performs a protest piece, expressing her displeasure towards President Donald Trump at The Neutral Zone on Monday.

Pink “pussy hats” lined the seats of Ann Arbor’s local venue Neutral Zone on Monday night where over 100 University of Michigan faculty, students and community members gathered to perform and watch performance-based art and comedy acts in a “Not My President’s Day” rally in opposition to the current President Donald Trump.

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 7:01pm
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment is housed in the Dana Building.

The University of Michigan’s sustainability efforts have recently garnered support and action in four areas outlined in the 2016 University sustainability progress report: climate action, waste prevention, healthy environments and community engagement. 

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 6:52pm
Audience members at the Ross Positive Links Series meditate at the Ross Colloquium on Monday.

Self-affirmation and self-awareness are the keys to productivity — or so Julia Lee, Business postdoctoral fellow, thinks. 

A crowd of about 200 gathered Monday afternoon for a presentation by Lee, who explored the power of self-insight and its ability to help workplaces grow. She highlighted the importance of internalizing other people’s views about one’s personal contributions and strengths — a process called relational self-affirmation — in the fourth Positive Links Speakers event organized by the Center for Positive Organizations this semester.

Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 5:50pm

The University of Michigan Hillel, the Black Student Union and NOiR fashion runway hosted an open Shabbat dinner Friday evening, followed by a conversation about intersectionality and activism facilitated by Yavilah McCoy, an African-American Jewish activist and educator. This event was a follow up to Thursday evening’s event, where McCoy spoke on similar topics.

Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 2:35pm
Chinese Yoyo group Revolution performs at the 2017 Indonesian Cultural Night at Rackham on Saturday.

More than 200 students and community members came out Saturday night to celebrate and support Indonesian culture with Indonesian speakers, performances and dance. The annual event, held and organized by the Indonesian Students Association at the University of Michigan, was held in Rackham Auditorium and drew students with cultural demonstrations and a sense of community.

The ISA, also known as Persatuan Mahasiswa Indonesia di Amerika Serikat, is a national organization that serves to unite Indonesian students in the United States with chapters in almost every state.

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