Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 7:27pm

Karthik Duraisamy, an assistant professor in the Aerospace Engineering Department and his team received a $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratories and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to investigate computational simulations related to rocket engine safety. 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 3:46pm

The University of Michigan’s discovery of gut bacteria in ill lungs has been entered into STAT Madness, a contest inspired by the NCAA’s March Madness tournament and run by STAT health news, aimed at finding the best innovations in science and medicine.

A research team lead by Dr. Robert Dickson of the University’s Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine discovered an increase in the severity of a patient's illness was coupled with an increase in the amount of gut bacteria in the place of regular lung bacteria.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 9:30pm

Hosted by the Ford School of Public Policy and the National Poverty Center, a research center within the school, an event surrounding issues of race, poverty and housing in American cities was held Tuesday night in Rackham Ampitheatre and consisted of a discussion between Matthew Desmond and Alex Kotlowitz about their work within the context of the nationwide affordable-housing crisis.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 8:26pm
Johannes von Moltke, LSA Professor and Chair of German and Screen Arts & Cultures, discusses fascist cinema at the Fascism Teach-In in Hutchins Hall on Tuesday.

Organized by the University of Michigan History Department, a panel of professors connected their broad areas of expertise with fascism to lecture to about 50 students and faculty members Tuesday afternoon in Hutchins Hall.

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 11:07pm

LSA junior Evan Rosen, a University of Michigan Central Student Government presidential candidate running with the Movement party, was at The Michigan Daily’s debate for only a moment before he left to attend a hearing to address two formal complaints filed by the eMerge party to the University Elections Commission.

Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 4:08pm
Business sophomore Eduardo Amadeus Molon Batista, second to left, is the first Brazilian to run to be a Central Student Government representative for Ross School of Business.

He may only be a sophomore at the University of Michigan, but Business student Eduardo Amadeus Molon Batista has an affinity for taking on a wide range of responsibilities.

In activities such as managing a $5,000 budget as chief of finance in Mosher-Jordan Residence Hall and conducting research on developing a model that makes predictions in the stock market, Batista has taken advantage of the opportunities he encounters at the University.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 9:22pm
State Representative Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) discusses age differences in politics at the "Young and Elected" panel at the Ford School on Thursday.

More than 20 students and faculty gathered at the Ford School of Public Policy on Thursday, for a panel featuring young elected officials from around Michigan shared their experiences in local office and the struggles they have faced while running.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:50pm

Two student groups from the University of Michigan Law School, the Michigan Health Law Organization and the Law School Democrats, hosted a talk Thursday morning concerning the repeal of former President Barack Obama’s health care law, the Affordable Care Act, and its replacement, the American Health Care Act.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 8:47pm
Engineering professor Rada Mihalcea discusses the benefits of women studying computer science at CC Little on Wednesday.

While women are rising to equality in most fields, a seminar hosted by Central Student Government Wednesday evening discussed the fact that women remain a distinct minority within technology and the sciences.

LSA junior Olivia Luciani, one of two event organizers, alongside Engineering freshman Julia O’Sullivan, expressed the importance of this topic and why she was inspired to coordinate the event.

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 9:32pm
Central Student Government holds a Town Hall to discuss the Dakota Pipeline at Hussey Hall on Monday.

Students and faculty discussed ways to manage the nation’s energy requirement and protect the rights of both Native Americans and the environment during a town hall hosted Tuesday evening by LSA Student Government. The town hall was sprouted out of the national controversy surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline.