Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 4:24pm

In late March 1965, more than 3,000 people gathered on the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus to protest and discuss United States involvement in the Vietnam War. The overnight event, which included lectures, music, informational movie screenings and more, was the brainchild of several University professors who had been growing increasingly frustrated with the escalation of conflict in Vietnam. Originally, the professors had planned to stage a strike, but concerned about administrative backlash, they instead planned 12 hours of campus-wide learning and activism.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 7:28pm
Members of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization have authorized union leadership to initiate a walkout on April 9 and 10.

Members of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization have authorized union leadership to initiate a walkout on April 9 and 10, LEO Ann Arbor co-chair Shelley Manis announced Wednesday in a telephone press conference. Manis said the University of Michigan still has time to meet the union’s demands for increased minimum salaries and annual raises.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
This fall, a small group of University of Michigan undergraduate students will be the first cohort of the new Accelerated Master's Degree Program in Transcultural Studies.

This fall, a small group of University of Michigan undergraduate students will be the first cohort of the new Accelerated Master's Degree Program in Transcultural Studies.

The program officially launched this year, largely directed by Prof. David Porter, chair of the English Department. The effort took Porter and a team of dedicated University professors six years to define and refine.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 2:05pm
Heinz Werner Professor of Psychology and Linguistics Dr. Susan Gelman speaks at Michigan's panel on sexual harassment policies and reporting in the Pendleton Room at Michigan Union Wednesday morning.

Wednesday morning, to a crowd of more than 50 faculty and staff members, University of Michigan Chief Diversity Officer Robert Sellers acknowledged there is work to be done in making misconduct reporting more accessible for faculty on campus. Sellers moderated a panel to discuss the University's institutional response to sexual misconduct.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:46pm
Panelists discuss the importance of women of color in public service at the second annual "A Seat at the Table" panel at the Michigan Union Tuesday.

The second annual “Seat at the Table” was hosted Tuesday evening by the University of Michigan’s Students of Color in Public Policy in the Michigan Union. The event, including four panelists of color, created a dialogue on issues of intersectionality, social injustices and illuminating the voices of women of color. 

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 9:45pm
CSG representatives vote in the CSG Chambers of the Michigan Union Tuesday.

During the final meeting of the seventh council of Central Student Government at the University of Michigan, many representatives spoke about what CSG meant to them over the past year, the experiences and growth they will take away and concerns for future engagement.

At the beginning of the meeting, Business junior Jack Griffin and LSA junior Connor Kippe spoke about food insecurity among students. They noted the turnout for Maize and Blue Cupboard’s food distribution doubled from last time, serving 365 students.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 8:44pm

Surveying the crowd gathered in Hutchins Hall at the University of Michigan Tuesday afternoon, the first thing Justice Albie Sachs asked of the more than 100 attendees was that they sit down.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 3:44pm
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Two weeks ago, LSA sophomore Lauren Fokken, a student at the University of Michigan, sent a Snapchat of herself and another student in black face masks captioned “#blacklivesmatter.” The photo was screenshotted and circulated around social media, with the incident receiving attention from many students on campus who deemed it as blackface and racist.

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 8:14pm

A collection of Inuit art, including carved stone bears, seals and hunters, will be exhibited in the University of Michigan Museum of Art in the spring of 2019 after a donation made by the Power family. 

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:39pm
VictorThon is the biggest event of the year for Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan, one of the largest student-run non-profits at the University.

This weekend, University of Michigan students and families stood on their feet for 24 hours for VictorThon, raising money for pediatric therapies for children in local hospitals. From 1 p.m. on Saturday to 1 p.m. on Sunday, participants danced in the Indoor Training Center, ultimately racking up $420,861.30 in donations.