Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 2:57pm

After spending three weeks at a farm immersion program in Ireland, Tori Essex, a 2018 alum of the University of Michigan School of Art & Design, said she felt the most “clear-headed” since she was 8 years old. She relished the introspective time and human connections volunteering on the farm allowed her and wished she could do something similar after graduating. Her wish came true.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 6:18pm

Researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have determined cancer cells seize control of the metabolic pathways within specific immune cells to suppress the immune system and accelerate tumor growth.

Immune suppressor cells that exist in cancerous tumors block the body’s natural defense system, and a high volume of these immune suppressor cells can render the immune system ineffective at fighting tumor growth.

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 4:44pm

The University of Michigan is ranked among world’s leading public and private universities, according to the QS World University Rankings for 2018-19 as well as the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings for 2018.

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 12:38pm
Solar panels located on North Campus

Three research projects targeting socio-environmental sustainability have received, in total, more than $200,000 from the University's Graham Sustainability Institute. The projects tackle a range of sustainability-related issues, from green energy in Detroit to energy and food systems in Puerto Rico.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 8:44pm
Abdullah Hammoud, State Representative in the Michigan House, speaks to the controversy surrounding Richard Spencer speaking on campus in the League November 30, 2017

In 1965, U-M faculty members organized the first ever teach-in on the Vietnam War. The event drew in over 3,000 University students and the concept spread to numerous higher education institutions across the country.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 6:21pm
One of the MCity driverless shuttles located on University of Michigan’s North Campus

On Monday, Mcity launched their driverless shuttles on the University of Michigan’s North Campus. The shuttles run Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The current shuttle encompasses the North Campus Research Complex, a one-mile round trip, with future plans to extend the route down to the Lurie Engineering Center.

According to Mcity’s website, the project is the first of its kind to focus on consumer research of driverless shuttles.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:28am

On Monday June 4, Ann Arbor City Council convened to discuss a variety of issues, including the Unified Development Code as well as implications of zoning laws on the proposed construction of new game-day condos.

The revision of the UDC was first brought up by a group of residents during the public hearing.  Wendy Carman, a member of the Environmental Commission, said she was in support of a consolidated ordinance and has reviewed parts of the new working draft.

Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 10:00pm
Real Seafood Co griller Victor Martinez bastes swordfish skewers at the Taste of Ann Arbor in Downtown Ann Arbor on Sunday

The 2018 Taste of Ann Arbor was held this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event featured 40 participating Ann Arbor restaurants, live music from local artists presented by Bank of Ann Arbor’s Sonic Lunch, and kid-friendly activities hosted by the Ann Arbor District Library, GrieveWell Kite Festival and the University of Michigan Exhibit Museum. 

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 10:12pm
Airbrush tattoos for kids at the African American Downtown Festival 2017

On Saturday, the 23rd annual African American Downtown Festival was held in Kerrytown on the streets of East Ann and North Fourth. Started by Lucille Hall-Porter, the festival is a celebration of African American culture and the local African American-owned businesses’ contributions to the community.

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 5:06pm

Adults and children with mental disabilities may soon have a better shot at finding jobs, thanks to a research project that uses virtual reality job interview training to develop their skills.