Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 9:10pm
Staff members Elizabeth James, Gwendolyn Bush and Sharon Burch were honored as the inaugural Difference Makers Award honorees at the Mary Stewart scholarship celebration at the Michigan Union Saturday.

Approximately 80 faculty members and alumni gathered in the Michigan Union Saturday to celebrate the scholarship fund in honor beloved mentor to students of color, Mary Stewart, as well as to honor three individuals who have demonstrated support for students of color on campus.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 8:53pm
CSG President David Schafer, an LSA senior, speaks about the new Leadership Engagement Scholarship in the Michigan League on Friday.

With the launch of Central Student Government’s new Leadership Engagement Scholarship, student leaders will now be able to ease the financial burden of varying club membership dues and receive compensation for their unpaid time commitments, such as the hours of work they put into planning events.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 5:50pm
Former Deans of Ross, Ross Dean Scott DeRue, University President Mark Schlissel, Jeff Blau, and Stephen Ross cut the ribbon at the grand opening of Blau Hall on Friday.

To kick off homecoming weekend, the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business celebrated the expansion of the Business School with the new $135 million Jeff T. Blau Hall, featuring two atriums, a courtyard and classrooms connected to the original building through a skywalk.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 11:16pm

Students for Choice hosted its 4th annual Abortion Speak Out, a gathering for individuals of the community to share and listen to stories of abortion, Thursday night. Approximately 50 students gathered at the speak out, in comparison to 300 in attendance from the previous year’s event.

Only one person — featured guest speaker Melissa Madera — spoke at the event, though students were encouraged to share their stories.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 7:14pm
Alexander W. Joel, Chief of the Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency, and David Medine, former chair of the Federal Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board,  discuss cyber security at the SUMIT 2016 in Rackham Auditorium on Thursday.

The University of Michigan hosted speakers from the technical, legal and operational sectors of cyber security, to discuss the field’s latest trends and threats for its 12th annual cyber security conference Thursday.

The conference, titled Security at the University of Michigan IT, is the University’s flagship event for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 6:32pm
Economics Prof. John Leahy speaks at the inaugural Allen Sinai Lecture titled "The Economics of Wishful Thinking" at the Ford School of Public Policy on Tuesday.

At the inaugural Allen Sinai Lecture Thursday, Economics Prof. John Leahy described the limitations of the standard economic model of consumer choice and how it can be better explained by studying the psychology of human behavior.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 6:08pm
The Michigan Solar House as it sits in the  Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

The Michigan Solar House, a completely solar-powered, renewable energy dependent 459 square foot innovation, has been placed up for bid as of Thursday, by the University.

The house is up for bid on the University’s Procurement Services website.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 8:49pm

Last week, a new school faculty transition team was appointed to plan the transition from the School of Natural Resources and Environment to a new School of Sustainability.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 6:06pm
The Flint Water Plant is quiet now that all of the Flint River water has been emptied from the plant and the city returns to Detroit water.

Residents are struggling with crisis' lasting impacts as government officials attempt to rebuild trust.

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