Monday, November 6, 2017 - 4:46pm
Sami Malek, Senate Assembly member, discusses the results of the DEI survey in the Fleming Administration Building Monday.

Robert Ortega, chair of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, opened Monday’s meeting by alerting members of the groundbreaking of the new Trotter Multicultural Center and the release of the diversity, equity and inclusion survey results.

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 6:25pm
Students perform in Sarani, the Indian American Student Association show at Hill Auditorium Friday.

The Indian American Student Association gathered Friday on the stage of a crowded Hill Auditorium to present its annual cultural show, showcasing the diversity of dance, music and language that can be found across India.

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 4:25pm
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The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion announced the University of Michigan will conduct a survey evaluating the topics of diversity, equity and inclusion within its campus. The survey will question 5,000 librarians, curators, postdoctoral fellows and house officers at Michigan Medicine and others places.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 10:48pm
Senior Kristen Ball gives report to LSA Student Government in Mason Hall Wednesday.

LSA Student Government held its weekly meeting Wednesday evening in Mason Hall to discuss final examination policy and making Election Day a potential academic holiday.

LSA SG passed a resolution 28 to 0 in favor of supporting better enforcement by the University of Michigan ensuring faculty members abide by the final examination slot they are assigned to by the Office of the Registrar.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 9:10pm

During the Bicentennial celebrations, students, staff and alumni caught a glimpse into the University of Michigan's past quite literally with the augmented reality application MGoView. The app’s users toured 30 historic sites around campus, spotting flying cars, woolly mammoths and even former President John F. Kennedy.

MGoView's project manager, Evan Hoye, described the way in which the application, released in May 2017, relates to the Bicentennial.

“The University is looking toward its third century as it discusses the past two,” he explained.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:29pm
Rackham student Vincent Longo speaks at the M Cubed Symposium "Hail to the Cube" at Rackham  Wednesday.

The University already offers countless research opportunities in its 19 schools and colleges. But on Wednesday, over 250 of the University's interdisciplinary research teams, were able to showcase this work. 

The MCubed Symposium consisted of teams referred to as “cubes” as they are headed by three faculty members from at least two different disciplines. Launched in 2012, MCubed has an online system that streamlines the process of professors securing funding. This platform, and its multidisciplinary approach, allows for groundbreaking, innovative research.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 3:55pm
Scott Hall makes final adjustments before testing the thruster.

Black holes, new planet discoveries and now, breaking records. For University researchers, the sky isn't the limit — and neither is space

A Hall thruster engine designed by a University of Michigan team has broken records in its speed and efficiency, compared to similar devices used in space technology today.

The project research and development was headed by Alec Gallimore, University of Michigan professor of aerospace engineering and Robert J. Vlasic dean of Engineering.

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
SACUA members at a meeting on Oct. 2, 2017.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs convened Monday afternoon to discuss increasing the body’s budget, standardizing the training protocols for the University Faculty Ombuds — a body of University of Michigan officials who handle cases of grievances among faculty members — and incorporating the topic of campus racial tensions into classroom discussion.

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 8:02pm

Four notable Michigan alumni visited campus on Friday to share their undergraduate experiences with current students and faculty at the Ross School of Business.

The event was hosted by MVisible Voices, an intergenerational podcast series which, through collective storytelling with students, faculty, staff and alumni, highlights the experiences of people not always made vocal at the University of Michigan. The series provides compelling counter-narratives and demonstrates the power of collective struggles for change.

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 7:42pm
The concluding projection of the University of Michigan bicentennial logo at the HAILstorm light show on Ingalls Mall Friday.

Students, faculty and community members gathered together in Ingalls Mall to watch HAILstorm! on Friday night, the 3-D light show that paid tribute to the University of Michigan’s 200 year legacy. The show was projected on the outside of the Rackham Building, and was deemed the pinnacle of the University of Michigan Bicentennial Celebrations.

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