Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:33pm
The University of Michigan's Expect Respect campaign had a booth in the Diag Friday.

Positive messages covered the Diag on Friday, as the University of Michigan's Expect Respect initiative launched its new campaign. The new campaign, which focuses on defining respect, was accompanied by booths that allowed students to better understand what respect means on campus. Approximately 600 students participated in the event, which is the first of two “Diag Days” being held by the initiative.

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
 LSA senior Mark Sultani scales the wall at the TedxUofM dabke event Friday in the Michigan Union.

"So You Think You Can Dance" made its way to Michigan this weekend, but this one had a new spin.

On Friday evening, TEDxUofM Adventures ran the “So You Think You Can Dabke” event in the Michigan Union to celebrate and teach people about dabke — a traditional Arab folk dance performed at many weddings and other occasions. About 40 students attended the event, which was taught by Arabesque, a dance group on campus that practices Middle Eastern styles of dance.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:40pm

About 50 students gathered at the School of Education Building Thursday to create a healing and conversational space to discuss anti-Blackness and other forms of racism on campus.

The event was organized by the Students of Color of Rackham, an organization for Rackham graduate and professional students at the University of Michigan. The organization is dedicated to the social, cultural, political and academic well-being of students of color representing diverse cultures, ethnicities and international origins.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 8:50pm
Alma Wheeler Smith, former state representative, and Anna Holden, former secretary, discuss what life was like during the 1960s in Ann Arbor in the Hatcher Graduate Library on Thursday.

Thursday night, about 70 students and members of the Ann Arbor community gathered in the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library to listen to 1960s civil rights workers discuss past and present segregation in Detroit and Ann Arbor. The event focused on how the 1967 Detroit riots in Ann Arbor and the impact they had on the segregation present in Ann Arbor at the time.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 5:41pm

In March 2017, University President Mark Schlissel announced the University of Michigan’s development of Teach-Outs, an educational series covering a broad range of current topics that can be accessed for free through digital platforms, edX and Coursera. After the series’ first several months, the first five Teach-Outs have engaged participants from all over the world.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 3:31pm

The University of Michigan will be hosting a medication take-back event Saturday morning, sponsored by the Division of Pain Research in the Department of Anesthesiology and the Ann Arbor Police Department. The event aims to provide a safe way for people to get rid of over-the-counter or prescription painkillers, removing the potential for abuse of or addiction to these addictive substances.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 5:41pm
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Extreme weather systems have devastated the western coasts of North and Central America. Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma struck at the beginning of the month, followed by a

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 10:22pm
Students protest on their way to the "To Rename or to Remain" CC Little Discussion Panel in the League Tuesday.

Students and community members gathered together in the Diag Tuesday afternoon to protest the C.C. Little building name as well as other injustices facing the minority community on campus. Protesters rallied against the University’s continued use of Little’s name on campus buildings because of his work with eugenics, which often targeted women of color.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 10:22pm
Students protest on their way to the "To Rename or to Remain" CC Little Discussion Panel in the League Tuesday.

Students and community members gathered together in the Diag Tuesday afternoon to protest the C.C. Little building name as well as other injustices facing the minority community on campus. Protesters rallied against the University’s continued use of Little’s name on campus buildings because of his work with eugenics, which often targeted women of color.

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 8:39pm
Construction on the new Trotter Multicultural Center on State Street has begun.

Fifteen minutes away from its current location on Washtenaw Avenue, ground is breaking on the construction of the new Trotter Multicultural Center.