Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 11:27pm

On Dec. 30 Ann Arbor police arrested 62-year-old Michael Brooks in connections with five home invasions after identical footprints were discovered at the two of the crime scenes. Brooks’ victims include David Goldwyn and his wife on the 1300 block of Minerva Road, a group of four University of Michigan students living on Linden Street, two homes on Geddes Ave and one on High Street. However, police expect there may be more victims as students return to Ann Arbor from winter break.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 11:03pm

The Federal Communications Commission voted on Dec. 14 to end net neutrality, which blocked internet service providers from charging different prices for different users or content. Though the Trump administration believes that the regulatory rollback will help American business, University students and faculty are concerned about its potential effects.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 8:28pm

Four University researchers have recently developed an online data map displaying poverty statistics throughout the state of Michigan. The University’s Poverty Solutions Initiative in the Ford School of Public Policy collaborated with Michigan Creative in efforts to display poverty and health data in a more reader-friendly format.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018 - 10:37am
Jason Forsberg began his tenure as Deputy Chief of Police of the AAPD Tuesday.

The Ann Arbor Police Department is beginning 2018 with a new addition to its force. Tuesday, Jason Forsberg began his tenure as Deputy Chief of Police of the AAPD.

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 9:18am

On Monday, the University’s Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships endorsed its four nominees for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Nominees Zoha Qureshi, David Kamper, Lauren Schandevel and Alex Kubie are now in the running to win a $30,000 scholarship for their graduate studies.

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 8:23pm

Last week, the University, along with eight other universities and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, announced a new initiative to increase transparency in the life sciences. The initiative, known as the Coalition for Next Generation Life Science, is devoted to collecting and releasing information about admissions to graduate programs, demographics of graduate students and career outcomes in the field.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 7:00pm
Abdul El-Sayed speaks at a town-hall in the Union Saturday.

Abdul El-Sayed, a Democratic candidate for Michigan's upcoming gubernatorial race, hosted a town hall Saturday evening at the University of Michigan’s Michigan Union to garner campaign support from Ann Arbor residents. Women’s March co-chair Linda Sarsour and Winnie Wong, the founder of The People for Bernie Sanders’, were among speakers featured at the event.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:59pm
Six members of the University of Michigan Board of Regents released an online statement rejecting Central Student Government’s resolution to create a committee to investigate divestment from companies allegedly violating Palestinian human rights. 

Six members of the University of Michigan Board of Regents released an online statement rejecting Central Student Government’s recent resolution calling on the University to create a committee to investigate divestment from companies allegedly violating Palestinian human rights. 

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:51pm

The third and final suspect in the armed robbery on Dec. 4 in the University of Michigan's West Quad Residence Hall has been arrested. The other two suspects were arrested and arraigned last Sunday.

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 7:15pm
Provost Martin Philbert discusses Richard Spencer at the Senate Assembly meeting Monday in Palmer Commons.

At its last meeting of the year, the University of Michigan Senate Assembly invited President Mark Schlissel to provide remarks on University progress and challenges from the past semester. Schlissel discussed sexual harassment on campus, the effect of the tax reform bill on graduate students and Richard Spencer’s impending visit.