Robert “Buzz” Patterson, former senior military aide to former President Bill Clinton and current conservative speaker, came to the University of Michigan Thursday night to discuss his experience working for the Clintons. In the event hosted by Young Americans for Freedom, Patterson also shared his thoughts on current military issues and “what really happened” in the 2016 presidential election.
Students and faculty representing the seven health science schools came together Thursday night at Munger Graduate Residences for a town hall hosted by the University of Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education.
The Center for Interprofessional Education serves as the overarching body for the $6 million investment the health science schools committed to interprofessional education in 2015.
As a part of the Bicentennial celebration, the University of Michigan held the Campus of the Future competition finale at the Power Center on Thursday to celebrate the finalists in the Student Project Showcase competition, held earlier that day at the Duderstadt Center.
Talk of carbon dioxide in U.S. politics usually revolves around how to reduce its emission into the atmosphere. However, this narrative was rebuked by entrepreneur Bernard David, founder of the Global CO2 Initiative, who spoke about how to turn carbon dioxide from an environmental liability into an asset at an event Wednesday afternoon sponsored by the Graham Sustainability Institute.
“It’s transforming CO2 into an asset, and CO2 is usually a negative,” said Engineering freshman Loren Mata, who attended the seminar as an elective requirement for one of her engineering classes.
During the time allotted to community concerns during Tuesday night’s CSG meeting, a group of students from Students Allied for Freedom and Equality urged support from Central Student Government for the pro-Palestinian divestment movement on campus.
Tim Retzloff, professor of history at Michigan State University and University of Michigan alum, connected LGBTQ history at the University of Michigan to the University's bicentennial year in his lecture Tuesday, “Maize, Blue, and Lavender: Revisiting U-M's LGBTQ Past.”
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