Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 8:45pm

Two University of Michigan professors conducted research on three Detroit neighborhoods — Grandmont Rosedale, East English Village and MorningSide — and discovered these three neighborhoods were better equipped to survive the mortgage crisis and recession due to the strong emphasis they placed on community development corporation and volunteer efforts.

Between 2005 and 2014, Detroit suffered severely from home foreclosures.

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 7:18pm

This fall, students in Statistics 250 will be some of the first to utilize M-Write’s new expansion — an automated text analysis tool that can predict a student’s writing score.

In large courses, M-Write is used to assist students in their understanding of the material. Ginger Schulz, one of the developers of M-Write and the new ATA tool, emphasized the importance of writing in such large classroom settings.

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 5:40pm

A set of recent studies led by a 25-person team of scientists from the University of Michigan, University of Tennessee and James Madison University have offered insight into the reason for the contamination of Toledo’s water supply in 2014.

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 1:36pm

The University of Michigan became the first Division I university to earn a campus-wide environmental stewardship certification by the Michigan Turfgrass Environmental Stewardship Program Friday morning, when the organization held an award ceremony in honor of the certification.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:27pm
Jim Hackett speaks at a press conference in 2014 in which he was announced as interim athletic director of the University.

Ford Motor Company announced last Monday that Jim Hackett, former University of Michigan interim athletic director, will become the automaker’s new CEO.  Although the decision was rather sudden, Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford told the Detroit Free Press he believes it was time for change.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 9:50pm
State representative Adam Zemke (D-Ann Arbor) at the Save EPA Press Conference on May 8, 2017.

About 50 attendees packed a room of Washtenaw Community College’s Morris Lawrence Building Wednesday evening for a town hall hosted by state Rep. Adam Zemke (D–Ann Arbor), titled “How to Create a School to Success Continuum: Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline.”

The town hall featured a panel of experts discussing and answering questions regarding disciplinary systems in schools and the mechanism by which these systems often penalize disadvantaged students from an early age and funnel them into the U.S. prison system.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 6:58pm

Three employees from Sava’s restaurant on State Street were physically removed from the property by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement personnel Wednesday morning.

In an interview with the Daily Wednesday afternoon, Bree Stilwell, the marketing director at Savco Hospitality — the group that encompasses Sava’s and Aventura restaurant, among others in Ann Arbor — said at approximately 11:30 that morning, several ICE agents, after eating breakfast at the facility, attempted to detain a Sava’s employee who was not on duty.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 4:55pm

“What a place” doesn’t even come close.

My first morning at Cannes begins quite early (3:15 a.m., to be exact), in London, as I make my way to the airport.

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 6:48pm

Smoke’s Poutinerie has arrived in Ann Arbor just in time for summer, bringing with it a wide selection of customizable poutine entrees. Poutine is a popular Canadian dish made up of fries, gravy and cheese curds.  Also joining the Poutinerie will be The Beaver Trap, an on-site bar featuring a wide range of beers on tap that will cater to late-night customers.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 9:38pm
Engineering professor Sridhar Kota was awarded the Distinguished University Innovator Award for his research in shape-changing aircraft wings.

On Monday, Sridhar Kota, University of Michigan Herrick Professor of Engineering, was awarded the annual Distinguished University Innovator Award for his research in shape-changing aircraft wings.