Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 4:55pm
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Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder exhibit higher levels of creativity than their non-ADHD counterparts and rely less on prior knowledge when thinking of innovative solutions to problems, a University of Michigan study says.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 8:31pm

Over the last couple of years, many standardized tests have moved over to a digital formatting system. Now, the last of the graduate school admissions tests — the Law School Admission Test — joins them in this technological advancement.

The Law School Admissions Council declared the LSAT will be a tablet-based administration starting in July 2019. Instead of a test booklet, students will receive a Samsung tablet, a stylus and a white pencil with a scrap sheet of paper.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 6:14pm
Legal questions remain regarding aspects of the citizens’ draft and changes in Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor’s counter-proposal.

Following the defeat of a citizen task force’s proposal for a police oversight commision at a City Council meeting on Oct. 1, legal questions remain regarding aspects of the citizens’ draft and changes in Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor’s counter-proposal.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5:09pm
University researchers are working to turn algae into an environmentally-friendly source of diesel fuel.

Though their research on turning algae into an environmentally-friendly source of diesel fuel has been ongoing, a team of University researchers’ funding has been extended with a new $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Headed by professors in conjunction with the University of Pennsylvania, the group has been working to develop a cheaper fuel, according to research leader Brad Cardinale, professor in the School for Environment and Sustainability.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 4:57pm
 Campus voting initiatives at the University of Michigan are focused on ensuring students are educated about candidates and prepared to vote in the election.

After Michigan’s voter registration deadline passed on Tuesday, campus voting initiatives at the University of Michigan, such as the Big Ten Voting Challenge and Buses to Ballots, are switching gears to ensure students are educated about the candidates and prepared to vote on Nov. 6.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 4:18pm
The University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council ratified a new three-year employment contract with Michigan Medicine.

The University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council ratified a new three-year employment contract with Michigan Medicine Wednesday night. The contract went into effect immediately.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 11:59am
U of M Regent, Andrew C. Richner speaks at the DEI Summit and the Power Center Monday.

The seats of Regents Andrew Richner (R) and Andrea Newman (R) on the University of Michigan Board of Regents are up for reelection this November. With Jordan Acker (D) and Paul Brown (D) challenging the incumbent candidates for a position on the Board, citizens across the state will get the opportunity to cast their ballots for who they think should serve on the University’s governing board for another eight years, as outlined in the Michigan Constitution. This process of electing governing boards applies to Michigan State University and Wayne State University as well.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:33pm
Wai Wai Nu, international award winning human rights activist, speaks on her advocacy work with Rohingya women at the CEW+ Christobel Kotelawela Weerasinghe Lecture in the Michigan Theater Wednesday evening.

Political activist Wai Wai Nu detailed her work advocating for democracy and human rights, particularly on behalf of marginalized women and members of the Rohingya minority population in Myanmar to dozens of students and community members on Wednesday. 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 9:56pm
Dr. Ronni Sanlo discusses the history of the LGBT community and her personal experience at the National Coming Out Day Lecture in the School of Social Work Wednesday evening.

LGBTQ rights speaker Ronni Sanlo spoke about the importance of acknowledging the historical roots of LGBTQ activism to a group of more than 50 students, faculty and alumni Wednesday night in honor of National Coming Out* Week. Sanlo also spoke about her personal coming out story in addition to her struggles as a lesbian in the 1980s when she faced rampant discrimination in the workplace and lost custody of her children.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 9:18pm
Cecile Richards, former Planned Parenthood President, visits the University to share her support of Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer, an event organized by the College Democrats, at the Dana building Wednesday evening.

University of Michigan students gathered to hear former Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards speak Wednesday evening about her experience as an activist and organizer as well as her advice on how to mobilize Democratic voters.

The University of Michigan’s chapter of College Democrats, along with Students for Whitmer, hosted Richards, who was in town to help with Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer’s campaign. Public Policy senior Kellie Lounds, the chair of College Democrats, noted how inspiring Richards is for people wanting to make change.