Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 7:04pm

The University of Michigan Lecturers’ Employee Organization gathered Friday morning in Pierpont Commons on North Campus to bargain for higher wages, improved benefits and fairer performance evaluations. LEO organizers, lecturers and allies of the union also held a rally outside to promote awareness of these issues.

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3:47pm

The University of Michigan is no stranger to outer space. Now, with the closure of the University's Bicentennial, a first-ever time capsule — containing information all about a modern Michigan — will be launched into the cosmos.

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3:40pm
Education leaders discuss higher public education at the Center for the Study of Higher Educations 60th anniversary event at the School of Education Friday.

The Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education celebrated its 60th anniversary during the University of Michigan’s Bicentennial with a reunion weekend conference. Featuring 25 guest panelists, the conference celebrated a weekend of learning in the School of Education Building.

Events for the conference began on Thursday including two panel discussion sessions Friday including “Emerging Issues for Teaching, Learning and Faculty” to “Student Success.” Alumni and faculty joined together to discuss issues of importance in today’s education.

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3:03pm
Laurita Thomas, associate Vice President and chief human resource officer, and President Mark Schlissel gave speeches on the new public artwork on campus, "Arriving Home" by Dennis Oppenheim, on Friday in front of the C.C. Little Building.

Pop-up tents and exhibits showcasing the future of the University of Michigan littered the Diag on Friday as the University concluded celebrations for its Bicentennial. 

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3:03pm
Laurita Thomas, associate Vice President and chief human resource officer, and President Mark Schlissel gave speeches on the new public artwork on campus, "Arriving Home" by Dennis Oppenheim, on Friday in front of the C.C. Little Building.

Pop-up tents and exhibits showcasing the future of the University of Michigan littered the Diag on Friday as the University concluded celebrations for its Bicentennial. 

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 9:40pm

Robert “Buzz” Patterson, former senior military aide to former President Bill Clinton and current conservative speaker, came to the University of Michigan Thursday night to discuss his experience working for the Clintons. In the event hosted by Young Americans for Freedom, Patterson also shared his thoughts on current military issues and “what really happened” in the 2016 presidential election. 

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 8:35pm
Students listen at the Interprofessional Student Town Hall for students in health-related fields at Munger Thursday.

Students and faculty representing the seven health science schools came together Thursday night at Munger Graduate Residences for a town hall hosted by the University of Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education.

The Center for Interprofessional Education serves as the overarching body for the $6 million investment the health science schools committed to interprofessional education in 2015.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:28pm
The Project "University of Michigan Mobile Learning Labs" wins first place at the yearlong competition "Campus of the Future" at the Power Center Thursday.

As a part of the Bicentennial celebration, the University of Michigan held the Campus of the Future competition finale at the Power Center on Thursday to celebrate the finalists in the Student Project Showcase competition, held earlier that day at the Duderstadt Center. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 9:50pm
Bernard David, chairman of the Global CO2 Initiative, presents at the Graham Sustainability Institute's "Transforming CO2 from a Liability into an Asset" Wednesday at Munger Graduate Residences.

Talk of carbon dioxide in U.S. politics usually revolves around how to reduce its emission into the atmosphere. However, this narrative was rebuked by entrepreneur Bernard David, founder of the Global CO2 Initiative, who spoke about how to turn carbon dioxide from an environmental liability into an asset at an event Wednesday afternoon sponsored by the Graham Sustainability Institute.

“It’s transforming CO2 into an asset, and CO2 is usually a negative,” said Engineering freshman Loren Mata, who attended the seminar as an elective requirement for one of her engineering classes.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 1:01pm
Students Allied for Freedom and Equality holds a saltwater challenge to express solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strikes in Israeli prisons in May.

During the time allotted to community concerns during Tuesday night’s CSG meeting, a group of students from Students Allied for Freedom and Equality urged support from Central Student Government for the pro-Palestinian divestment movement on campus. 

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