Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:27pm
Jim Hackett speaks at a press conference in 2014 in which he was announced as interim athletic director of the University.

Ford Motor Company announced last Monday that Jim Hackett, former University of Michigan interim athletic director, will become the automaker’s new CEO.  Although the decision was rather sudden, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford told the Detroit Free Press he believes it was time for change.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 9:50pm
State representative Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) at the Save EPA Press Conference on May 8, 2017.

About 50 attendees packed a room of Washtenaw Community College’s Morris Lawrence Building Wednesday evening for a town hall hosted by state Rep. Adam Zemke (D–Ann Arbor), titled “How to Create a School to Success Continuum: Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline.”

The town hall featured a panel of experts discussing and answering questions regarding disciplinary systems in schools and the mechanism by which these systems often penalize disadvantaged students from an early age and funnel them into the U.S. prison system.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 6:58pm
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Three employees from Sava’s restaurant on State Street were physically removed from the property by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement personnel Wednesday morning.

In an interview with the Daily Wednesday afternoon, Bree Stilwell, the marketing director at Savco Hospitality — the group that encompasses Sava’s and Aventura restaurant, among others in Ann Arbor — said at approximately 11:30 that morning, several ICE agents, after eating breakfast at the facility, attempted to detain a Sava’s employee who was not on duty.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 4:55pm

“What a place” doesn’t even come close.

My first morning at Cannes begins quite early (3:15 a.m., to be exact), in London, as I make my way to the airport.

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 6:48pm
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Smoke’s Poutinerie has arrived in Ann Arbor just in time for summer, bringing with it a wide selection of customizable poutine entrees. Poutine is a popular Canadian dish made up of fries, gravy and cheese curds.  Also joining the Poutinerie will be The Beaver Trap, an on-site bar featuring a wide range of beers on tap that will cater to late-night customers.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:38pm
Engineering professor Sridhar Kota was awarded the Distinguished University Innovator Award for his research in shape-changing aircraft wings.

On Monday, Sridhar Kota, University of Michigan Herrick Professor of Engineering, was awarded the annual Distinguished University Innovator Award for his research in shape-changing aircraft wings.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 3:41pm
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Valiant Brand, an apparel company inspired by the University of Michigan and created by father-son pair John and Jared Wangler, is beginning to pop up on clothing all across campus — designated by its ‘V’-shaped logo.

The Wanglers have strong ties to the University; from 1977 to 1980, John Wangler served as a quarterback for the University’s football team. His son, Jared Wangler — an LSA senior — is now a linebacker for the team.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 10:00pm
Social Work professor H. Luke Shaefer presents on poverty in America in the Institute for Social Research on Tuesday.

H. Luke Shaefer, director of Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan and co-author of acclaimed book “$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America,” spoke to University students and faculty Tuesday afternoon about the stratification of the poor in the United States and the challenges faced by the extremely impoverished.

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 3:13pm
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Three Post-baccalaureate Premedical Program trainees — Michael Burling, Eddie Ford and Stephen Hobson — were awarded fellowships during the 2017 OptiMize Spring Showcase, which they will use to bring their public safety initiative, The First Five, to fruition.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:27pm
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The Senate Judiciary Committee has passed a new bill which, if implemented, will require police to attain a warrant when performing a preliminary chemical breath analysis on people younger than the age of 21. The bill will specifically apply to minors who are not driving.

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