Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 8:03pm
Daniel Fried, former Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and United States Ambassador to Poland, discusses past and present political challenges in Europe in Weiser Hall Tuesday.

On Tuesday evening in the University's Weiser Hall, 100 years and one day since President Woodrow Wilson delivered his famous “Fourteen Points” speech, used to negotiate peace talks to end Word War I, Ambassador Daniel Fried delivered his own five points outlining how the United States should address the challenges of promoting Western strategy in Central Europe.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 6:56pm

Cribspot, an Ann-Arbor based real-estate start-up that was founded by three University students, is slated to close parts of their Ann Arbor office this year, according to local landlords. As finding housing can be a difficult process for all college students — taking into account several different factors including cost, location and the conditions of the actual apartment itself — this closure has been received with mixed reactions.

Over the years, Cribspot has expanded from Ann Arbor to college towns across the country, including Lansing and Chicago. 

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:20pm
Robert Sellers, Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion, speaks to the Central Student Government University Council at the Union Monday.

The University of Michigan’s University Council convened on Monday night for its first biweekly meeting of the semester, discussing topics including the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and changes to the academic calendar.

The meeting opened with guest speaker Robert Sellers, the vice provost for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer. Sellers touched on the DEI plan’s progress and various initiatives that have been implemented for the past year.

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 9:37pm

At the City Council meeting on Monday evening, council members passed an ordinance to amend city code to include a chapter outlining procedures for removal of councilmembers. The Council also honored Carolyn Grawi for her disability awareness efforts and work toward implementing independent living for people with disabilities.

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 8:26pm
Robert Ortega, SACUA Chair and social work professor, discusses issues with faculty governance at the SACUA Meeting at the Fleming Administration Building Monday.

During Monday’s meeting of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, the first of 2018, members discussed recruiting more faculty for various Senate committees and changing the date members are initiated in order to increase each committee’s efficiency.

Robert Ortega, SACUA Chair and social work professor, said faculty governance is not working optimally at this point due to a lack of members. According to Ortega, several governance committees are lacking chairs or need to be revamped in the coming semester.

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 6:28pm

Starting this winter semester, the Go Blue Guarantee will begin to cover full tuition for in-state University students whose families make $65,000 a year or less. The commitment will automatically cover current qualifying students, as well as future students who apply and are admitted.

Sunday, January 7, 2018 - 4:56pm

In the University 43rd annual Monitoring the Future study, researchers of the University’s Institute for Social Research surveyed about 45,000 secondary school students across the country on their use of marijuana, vapes, tobacco, alcohol, inhalants, heroin and opioids. The researchers released their findings in a summary titled “National Adolescent Drug Trends in 2017,” and a full volume of their work will be released by the end of January.

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 8:25pm
This spring, the city of Ann Arbor will welcome a cohort of 25 residents for its inaugural "Citizens Academy."

This spring, the city of Ann Arbor will welcome a cohort of 25 residents for its inaugural “Citizens Academy.” The program aims to broaden civic understanding and offer Ann Arbor residents a perspective into the functioning of local government.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 6:09pm
Following a busy year with the bicentennial, there is no theme this semester.

In 1980, LSA held its first Theme Semester at the University of Michigan in hopes of providing students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in a specific topic through classes and extracurricular events such as museum exhibits and theater performances.  

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 6:04pm
Uber is expanding its presence in Ann Arbor with the launch of UberEATS, a new food delivery system featuring Uber drivers as the deliverers.

Students on campus are used to hailing a ride with Uber, but now they can order a snack or meal with the company as well. Uber is expanding its presence in Ann Arbor with the launch of UberEATS, a new food delivery system featuring Uber drivers as the deliverers.