Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 7:07pm
Shinola CEO Tom Lewand gives a talk at the Michigan Business Forum at Rackham Auditorium on Friday.

Tom Lewand, a University alum and CEO of Shinola, a Detroit-based company, lectured Friday to an audience of about 300 students and faculty at the University of Michigan about his experiences working in Detroit.

The event, held in Rackham Auditorium, was hosted by Phi Chi Theta, a business fraternity at the University.

Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 6:38pm

As plans for a new major on socioeconomic status move forward, responses gathered by an LSA Student Government poll have demonstrated high student interest. The major is tentatively slated to be implemented in 2018 or 2019.

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 7:13pm

The University of Michigan is first in research and development spending among public universities for the seventh year in a row, according to the National Science Foundation. The University spent over $1.36 billion in research development during the 2015 fiscal year, topping the University of Washington, wich ranked second with over $1.18 billion in spending.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 10:24pm
Business junior Christopher McClendon sings  as part of the Love Movement on the Diag Thursday.

Following President-elect Donald Trump’s upset win last week, the University of Michigan campus has been filled with protests, vigils and rallies. However, on Thursday night, the Diag was host to an hour of rest as the musical group Love and Peace, affiliated with a new movement on campus by the same name, played a variety of blues and reggae songs promoting inclusion and equity.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 8:03pm

In the office of Dorceta Taylor, professor of environmental justice at the University of Michigan, a poster of the University's 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium at which she gave a speech titled “Race, Poverty, and Access to Food in America” hangs. A copy of “Toxic Communities,” a story of poor and minority neighborhoods affected by hazardous health problems, rests on her bookshelf.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 11:41pm
Nursing Prof.Stephen Strobbe introduces panelists for a discussion of the dangers of opium at the Ann Arbor District Library on Tuesday.

An opioid addiction epidemic that has taken lives across the country has had significant impacts in Washtenaw County, prompting the community forum “An Opioid Crisis in Washtenaw County: What Can We Do?” Tuesday at the Ann Arbor District Library.

The event was hosted by the University of Michigan Depression Center, part of the Bright Nights community forum series.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 7:27pm

A project created by Christopher Ruf, professor of atmospheric science and electrical engineering at the University of Michigan, will culminate with the launch of a $151 million Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System Dec. 12.

The launch was announced Friday by the University. CYGNSS, whose inaugural flight will be from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base, has been a collaborative effort between Ruf’s team and NASA.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 7:07pm

Throughout this semester, there has been ongoing discussion at Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs meetings over the creation of a tri-campus task force between the different faculty governance structures at the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses. Details regarding the task force, including membership, may be determined at the next Senate Assembly meeting on Nov. 21.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 11:25pm
LSA sophomore Sophia Leon delivers a speech at the Candidates' Forum Monday.

Fourteen of the candidates for LSA Student Government’s elected representative positions presented their platforms, which included expanding physical and mental health awareness on campus, increasing campus safety, and expanding dining hall hours, Monday night in a candidate forum.

This year, there are 22 candidates running to be elected for 10 open representative seats. Elections will be held online Wednesday and Thursday. All students in LSA are eligible to vote.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:36pm
LSA Dean Andrew Martin discusses the consequences and aftermath of the presidential election.

More than 100 students, faculty members and Ann Arbor residents discussed tensions in the campus climate at the University of Michigan and elsewhere in the country following President-elect Donald Trump’s controversial victory at an LSA event Monday evening.

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