Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 7:37pm
J. Alex Halderman, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, speaks about how privacy and security work together in celebration of International Data Privacy Day at the Privacy@Michigan panel in North Quad Tuesday.

In honor of International Data Privacy Day, the University of Michigan’s School of Information and the Office of Information Assurance hosted Privacy@Michigan, a series of interdisciplinary panels on internet privacy Tuesday in North Quad Residence Hall. Approximately 100 faculty and community members attended.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 7:37pm
J. Alex Halderman, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, speaks about how privacy and security work together in celebration of International Data Privacy Day at the Privacy@Michigan panel in North Quad Tuesday.

In honor of International Data Privacy Day, the University of Michigan’s School of Information and the Office of Information Assurance hosted Privacy@Michigan, a series of interdisciplinary panels on internet privacy Tuesday in North Quad Residence Hall. Approximately 100 faculty and community members attended.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 3:43pm
A panel of experts discuss their experiences in communicating their LGBTQ identities in academia and how to effectively start meaningful conversations about the topic in the Rackham Assembly Hall Tuesday.

About 35 graduate students, postdoctoral students and staff attended a panel on LGBTQ+ experiences in academia to learn about the acceptance of marginalized identities across academic disciplines, during a series of events put on by the Spectrum Center Tuesday.

Panelist Trevion Henderson, a graduate student in the School of Education, spoke on how identity formation is discussed in University of Michigan classes and classes at Ohio State University.

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:38pm
In collaboration with Chicago and Denver-based Peers Health, the University of Michigan is currently working on a two-year research project with the goal of optimizing health care plans and return-to-work times for employees on injury or sick leave. 

In collaboration with Chicago and Denver-based Peers Health, an organization aiming to reform workforce case management and help workers get back to their jobs after illness or injury, the University of Michigan is currently working on a two-year research project with the goal of optimizing health care plans and return-to-work times for employees on injury or sick leave. 

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 6:27pm
CITYROW – a rowing fitness boutique founded by Knapp – will open its third location in Ann Arbor at 401 E. Liberty this spring.

After discovering she had three herniated disks at age 27, University of Michigan alum Helaine Knapp was determined to find an effective, low-impact workout. Her doctor suggested rowing, but she said she initially associated rowing with the untouched machine at the gym or in her grandfather’s basement. Knapp decided to challenge this stigma.

Now, following the success of its first two studios in Manhattan, CITYROW – a rowing fitness boutique founded by Knapp – will open its third location in Ann Arbor at 401 E. Liberty this spring.

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 5:01pm
Second-year Law student Megan Brown has spent the past seven years at the University, first for her undergraduate education and now for Law School.

Second-year Law student Megan Brown has spent the past seven years at the University, first for her undergraduate education and now for Law School.

Now, she has been selected as the editor in chief of the Michigan Law Review – a University of Michigan publication written by legal scholars, practitioners and students. She also discovered she would be the first Black person to hold this position at the Law Review, which issued its first publication in 1902.

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 3:38pm
RITMO, partnering with Ford Motor Company, will allow students, faculty and staff to use on-demand shuttle transportation linked with the University bus system.

Reinventing Urban Transportation and Mobility aims to revolutionize public transit through an online app that turns transportation into an on-demand service. The app, which serves travelers on the University of Michigan’s North Campus, first launched this month on January 16. While no timeline is set in place yet, the developers hope to eventually expand the service to the University as a whole.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:05pm
Starting this fall, the University of Michigan’s English Department will offer a new English minor.
Starting this fall, the University of Michigan’s English Department will offer a new English minor that requires 15 credits. Prior to this minor, a student could either major in English or minor in Creative Writing through the department.
 
In an email interview, Andrea Zemgulys, undergraduate director and associate professor of English, explained the reason for the creation of the minor was in part, the demand the department felt for it.
 
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:02pm

As the Student Advisory Council begins its second full year in operation, the council looks to recruit new staff while maintaining an agenda that continues to promote safety and convenience for students in Ann Arbor.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:25pm
Rackham student Alton Worthington discusses a proposal for CSG to compete in a Turn Up Turnout voting challenge in the Union Tuesday.

The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government convened Tuesday evening to discuss proposals to ensure the transparency of CSG, as well as help to fund university-wide career-building events for students. The meeting concluded with the passing of three resolutions, including the enactment of CSG’s winter 2018 budget, training to combat modern-day anti-Semitism, and further revision of the election code.