Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3:03pm
Laurita Thomas, associate Vice President and chief human resource officer, and President Mark Schlissel gave speeches on the new public artwork on campus, "Arriving Home" by Dennis Oppenheim, on Friday in front of the C.C. Little Building.

Pop-up tents and exhibits showcasing the future of the University of Michigan littered the Diag on Friday as the University concluded celebrations for its Bicentennial. 

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 9:40pm

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. 

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 8:35pm
Students listen at the Interprofessional Student Town Hall for students in health-related fields at Munger Thursday.

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.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:28pm
The Project "University of Michigan Mobile Learning Labs" wins first place at the yearlong competition "Campus of the Future" at the Power Center Thursday.

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. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:50pm
Bernard David, chairman of the Global CO2 Initiative, presents at the Graham Sustainability Institute's "Transforming CO2 from a Liability into an Asset" Wednesday at Munger Graduate Residences.

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.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:01pm
Students Allied for Freedom and Equality holds a saltwater challenge to express solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strikes in Israeli prisons in May.

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. 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:11pm
Liz Barry, Special Council to the President, presents about ongoing projects of the President at the CSG meeting in the Union Tuesday.

Updated with CSG's statement on C.C. Little. 

Central Student Government convened on Tuesday evening to discuss the renaming of the C.C. Little Building, eventually passing the resolution to support the name change.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 9:17pm

The Center for the Education of Women will be welcoming award-winning actress Laverne Cox to the University of Michigan as the final event for the 2017 CEW Spectrum of Advocacy and Activism Symposium.

Cox is a transgender, African American actress and equal rights advocate who will be sharing her experiences through her talk “Ain’t I a Woman? My Journey to Womanhood” on Nov. 15.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 8:50pm
Tim Retzloff discusses the beginnings of LGBTQ history on UM's campus in Angell Hall Tuesday.

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.”

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 11:38pm
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