Editor’s Note: The Michigan Daily does not officially endorse Shri Thanedar for governor. The Daily continues to reach out to other gubernatorial candidates for comments and interviews.
The Michigan Daily recently met with gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar to discuss his platform and goals for Michigan if elected governor. An Indian-born entrepreneur, Thanedar is running against former state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer and University alum Abdul El-Sayed for the Democratic candidacy. The primary election is set to take place Aug. 7.
Argus Farm Stop, an Ann Arbor small business focused on providing sustainable food for the community while supporting local Michigan farms, has proven a successful experiment in helping both consumers and producers in the communal food system.
At the June 4 City Council meeting, the council voted on and approved (8-3) the construction project for game-day condos on South Main Street and Berkeley Avenue. The project has also been approved by the Planning Commission.
Wick 1300 LLC, affiliated with Wickfield Properties, proposed the project. According to the game-day condos site plan, the condominiums are proposed to be four-story, owner-occupied, and contain four units for multiple families. The condos will include eight garage parking spaces.
After spending three weeks at a farm immersion program in Ireland, Tori Essex, a 2018 alum of the University of Michigan School of Art & Design, said she felt the most “clear-headed” since she was 8 years old. She relished the introspective time and human connections volunteering on the farm allowed her and wished she could do something similar after graduating. Her wish came true.
Researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have determined cancer cells seize control of the metabolic pathways within specific immune cells to suppress the immune system and accelerate tumor growth.
Immune suppressor cells that exist in cancerous tumors block the body’s natural defense system, and a high volume of these immune suppressor cells can render the immune system ineffective at fighting tumor growth.
The University of Michigan is ranked among world’s leading public and private universities, according to the QS World University Rankings for 2018-19 as well as the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings for 2018.
Three research projects targeting socio-environmental sustainability have received, in total, more than $200,000 from the University's Graham Sustainability Institute. The projects tackle a range of sustainability-related issues, from green energy in Detroit to energy and food systems in Puerto Rico.
In 1965, U-M faculty members organized the first ever teach-in on the Vietnam War. The event drew in over 3,000 University students and the concept spread to numerous higher education institutions across the country.