Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 8:33pm
Lecturers and LEO supporters march from the Michigan League to the Fleming Administration Building in support of the Lecturers Union Friday.

The leadership of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization has postponed a walkout planned for Monday and Tuesday after the University of Michigan bargaining team began to “move in the right direction” at a last ditch bargaining session Sunday morning, LEO announced in a tweet Sunday night.

Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 4:07pm
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This fall, the Ross School of Business will offer its third semester of the Living Business Leadership Experience, a class that immerses undergraduate and graduate students in real-life business projects. The class is part of the Business School’s Real Experience in Action-Based Learning initiative, a new curriculum philosophy that emphasizes problem-solving surrounded by the complexities and ambiguities of the business world.

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 8:07pm
Lecturers and LEO supporters march from the Michigan League to the Fleming Administration Building in support of the Lecturers Union Friday.

The Lecturers’ Employee Organization held an open bargaining session in the Michigan League Friday.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 8:34pm
Members of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization will strike on April 9 and 10 if the University of Michigan does not satisfy their demands for significant salary increases before Sunday.

Members of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization will strike on April 9 and 10 if the University of Michigan does not satisfy their demands for significant salary increases before Sunday. LEO members voted Wednesday evening to authorize the action. 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 7:53pm
Panelist Gail Wilensky discusses issues surrounding current health care policies at Annenberg Auditorium Wednesday.

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s passing, the Ford School of Public Policy held a policy talk Wednesday evening on the prospects of the healthcare in the United States and the Affordable Care Act. The talk began with an introduction from Law professor Michael Barr.

Barr highlighted King’s work during his “Poor People’s” campaign, which was designed to draw attention to U.S. poverty in the late 1960s with special attention to poor health care.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 7:21pm
Nearly three decades of working to fundraise for the University of Michigan, Jerry May, Vice President for Development and Grand Rapid native, announced his retirement.

University of Michigan Vice President for Development Jerry May announced his plans to retire at the end of the year after nearly three decades of expanding the school’s fundraising efforts to record heights.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 6:14pm
Many students and Ann Arbor residents draw a correlation between frequent campus crime alerts, pedestrian safety and poor street lighting.

Particularly in student neighborhoods surrounding the University of Michigan, poor lighting continues to be a cause for concern, as many students and Ann Arbor residents draw a correlation between frequent campus crime alerts, pedestrian safety and poor street lighting.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 6:10pm
Natural-foods store Better Health is relocating from its East Stadium Street location to Washtenaw Avenue, where it will rebrand itself as Better Health Market and Café.

Natural-foods store Better Health is relocating from its East Stadium Street location to Washtenaw Avenue, where it will rebrand itself as Better Health Market and Café. The new health produce store will open April 12 with its grand opening on April 18, and will feature an expanded selection of produce, in-house food and kombucha on tap.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 9:49pm
LSA Program Coordinator Shamaila Ashraf speaks at the Low Socioeconomic Status Workshop in Mason Hall Tuesday.

While the University of Michigan has the ninth highest endowment of universities in the world, many students say they see an apparent lack of collectivized resources for students of lower socioeconomic status on campus. To address this issue, the Inclusive Campus Corps held a workshop Tuesday for student leaders centered around “Low Socioeconomic Status on Campus.”

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 10:05pm
Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor and the rest of city council listen to resident concerns and discuss the deer management program and other local issues at City Hall Monday.

In Monday night’s meeting, Ann Arbor City Council amended housing ordinances for fraternities and sororities in Ann Arbor and a $4.2 million empty lot repurchase.

The council passed an ordinance on the Ann Arbor housing code to modify the definition of fraternity or sorority housing in Ann Arbor and to amend special exception use standards.