Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:50pm
Erin Markey, a performer and University alumnus, performs a protest piece, expressing her displeasure towards President Donald Trump at The Neutral Zone on Monday.

Pink “pussy hats” lined the seats of Ann Arbor’s local venue Neutral Zone on Monday night where over 100 University of Michigan faculty, students and community members gathered to perform and watch performance-based art and comedy acts in a “Not My President’s Day” rally in opposition to the current President Donald Trump.

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 7:01pm
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment is housed in the Dana Building.

The University of Michigan’s sustainability efforts have recently garnered support and action in four areas outlined in the 2016 University sustainability progress report: climate action, waste prevention, healthy environments and community engagement. 

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 6:52pm
Audience members at the Ross Positive Links Series meditate at the Ross Colloquium on Monday.

Self-affirmation and self-awareness are the keys to productivity — or so Julia Lee, Business postdoctoral fellow, thinks. 

A crowd of about 200 gathered Monday afternoon for a presentation by Lee, who explored the power of self-insight and its ability to help workplaces grow. She highlighted the importance of internalizing other people’s views about one’s personal contributions and strengths — a process called relational self-affirmation — in the fourth Positive Links Speakers event organized by the Center for Positive Organizations this semester.

Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 5:50pm

The University of Michigan Hillel, the Black Student Union and NOiR fashion runway hosted an open Shabbat dinner Friday evening, followed by a conversation about intersectionality and activism facilitated by Yavilah McCoy, an African-American Jewish activist and educator. This event was a follow up to Thursday evening’s event, where McCoy spoke on similar topics.

Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 2:35pm
Chinese Yoyo group Revolution performs at the 2017 Indonesian Cultural Night at Rackham on Saturday.

More than 200 students and community members came out Saturday night to celebrate and support Indonesian culture with Indonesian speakers, performances and dance. The annual event, held and organized by the Indonesian Students Association at the University of Michigan, was held in Rackham Auditorium and drew students with cultural demonstrations and a sense of community.

The ISA, also known as Persatuan Mahasiswa Indonesia di Amerika Serikat, is a national organization that serves to unite Indonesian students in the United States with chapters in almost every state.

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 7:47pm
Ann Arbor resident Jeannine Palms cheers during the Ann Arbor Climate March on Saturday afternoon.

Students and faculty alike ditched their winter coats and flocked outside Saturday to study, work or simply enjoy the sunshine and warm temperatures. But for environmental activists, this sudden increase in temperature was no blessing — it served as a reminder of global warming and the effects of climate change seen each day.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 11:14pm

Yavilah McCoy, an African-American Jewish activist and educator, spoke to a diverse group of about 60 students on Thursday evening at the Trotter Multicultural Center about her experiences as an activist and holding multiple identities, particularly in a changing political and social climate.

The event, called “Holding Racial Justice, Equity and Intersectionality in 2017,” was hosted jointly by the Black Student Union, University of Michigan Hillel and NOiR Runway Fashion.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:52pm
Holly Rider-Milkovich, Senior Director of Prevention Education at EverFi, discusses sexual assault at the University at the Ford School on Thursday.

About 100 students gathered in Annenberg Auditorium to listen to a series of speakers address the topic of campus sexual assault as a part of a policy talk at the Ford School of Public Policy Thursday night.

William Axinn, a research professor at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, underscored the implications of his research, which focuses on gathering and analyzing statistics on sexual assault.

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:11pm

Two University of Michigan researchers found that a Black male youth’s perception of his neighborhood’s safety is negatively correlated with his risk of developing major depressive disorder.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 10:46pm
LSA sophomore Eli Schrayer talks with students at Emerge's meet and greet in the Annenberg Auditorium in the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy on Wednesday.

Members of eMerge, a student-run political party campaigning for Central Student Government, kicked its campaign off with a meet-and-greet for interested students to learn more about the party’s core team members and platform.