Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 4:24pm
Philip J. Deloria, former University of Michigan professor, became Harvard University’s first tenured Native-American studies professor last week.

Philip J. Deloria, former University of Michigan professor, became Harvard University’s first tenured Native-American studies professor last week after having taught in the History and American Culture Department at the University for over ten years. Deloria specialized in Native-American history and also served as the associate dean for Undergraduate and Graduate Education in LSA, director of the Program in American Culture and acting director of the Native American Studies Program.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 4:18pm
On Tuesday, 11 biomedical projects from across the state of Michigan were selected as recipients of the Innovation Hub awards.

On Tuesday, 11 biomedical projects from across the state of Michigan were selected as recipients of the Innovation Hub awards. Fast Forward Medical Innovation, a unit within the Medical School’s Office of Research at the University of Michigan, grants the awards.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:10pm
CSG Vice President Nadine Jawad speaks at the CSG meeting at the Michigan Union Tuesday.

The University of Michigan's Central Student Government convened Tuesday evening to discuss underrepresentation of students in STEM fields and the conflicts of interest present in the University endowment.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:10pm
Charlie Kirk, founder of Turning Point USA, talks through an array of his conservative political views at an event hosted by the University of Michigan's chapter of College Republicans in the Michigan League Tuesday.

More than 100 students and community members gathered in the Michigan League to hear Charlie Kirk, the founder and executive director of conservative nonprofit Turning Point USA, speak about ideological diversity Tuesday night in an event hosted by the University of Michigan's chapter of College Republicans.

Kirk founded Turning Point USA in 2012 when he was 18, and since then has received ample media coverage. He spoke at the 2016 Republican National Convention and has been interviewed on Fox News, CNBC and Fox Business News.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:40pm
Peter Baker, chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, discusses his new book, "Obama: The Call of History" in the Ford Presidential Library Tuesday.

Peter Baker, the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, discussed his new book, “Obama: The Call of History,” to a crowd of about 200 people at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library Tuesday. 

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:30pm
Debbie and John Dingell answer student questions on a panel at the Ford School of Public Policy Monday.

On Monday night, a group of five current and former southeastern Michigan legislators spoke to a crowd of about 40 students in the Ford School of Public Policy’s Annenberg Auditorium, answering questions about issues currently affecting the University of Michigan community. Questions concerned tuition and housing affordability, sexual assault and harassment on campus, diversity and inclusion on campus, and the state of Michigan’s economic environment.

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 10:06pm
Rajesh Mangrulkar, Associate Dean for Medical Student Education, discusses active listening and the importance of emphasizing meaning and purpose in education at the League Monday.

The LSA Student Honor Council hosted “Rediscovering Your ‘Why?,’” a talk led by Rajesh Mangrulkar, associate dean for medical student education at the University of Michigan’s Medical School, focused on the idea of purpose for University students on Monday evening.

Mangrulkar specifically discussed the discovery of passion through academia, how education responds to changing environments and individual goals and desires. About 50 people gathered in the Vandenberg Room of the Michigan League for the presentation.

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 9:38pm
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With about two months left until the Lecturers’ Employee Organization’s current contract ends on April 20, the union’s bargaining team continues to meet weekly with a University delegation to negotiate a new agreement regarding wages, performance evaluations and other factors.

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 9:40pm
John Pollack speaks at the Ted x UM event at the Power Center Friday.

TEDxUofM held its ninth annual conference, Black Box: Into the Unknown, on Friday with a sold-out crowd at the Power Center. Eight speakers from the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor community presented, focusing on how their experiences and choices have shaped their lives. The event was livestreamed on TEDxUofM’s website.

Kinesiology senior Jacqueline Katz served as the co-director for TedxUofM this year.

Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 9:40pm
John Pollack speaks at the Ted x UM event at the Power Center Friday.

TEDxUofM held its ninth annual conference, Black Box: Into the Unknown, on Friday with a sold-out crowd at the Power Center. Eight speakers from the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor community presented, focusing on how their experiences and choices have shaped their lives. The event was livestreamed on TEDxUofM’s website.

Kinesiology senior Jacqueline Katz served as the co-director for TedxUofM this year.