Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:11pm
Liz Barry, Special Council to the President, presents about ongoing projects of the President at the CSG meeting in the Union Tuesday.

Updated with CSG's statement on C.C. Little. 

Central Student Government convened on Tuesday evening to discuss the renaming of the C.C. Little Building, eventually passing the resolution to support the name change.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 9:17pm
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The Center for the Education of Women will be welcoming award-winning actress Laverne Cox to the University of Michigan as the final event for the 2017 CEW Spectrum of Advocacy and Activism Symposium.

Cox is a transgender, African American actress and equal rights advocate who will be sharing her experiences through her talk “Ain’t I a Woman? My Journey to Womanhood” on Nov. 15.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 8:50pm
Tim Retzloff discusses the beginnings of LGBTQ history on UM's campus in Angell Hall Tuesday.

Tim Retzloff, professor of history at Michigan State University and University of Michigan alum, connected LGBTQ history at the University of Michigan to the University's bicentennial year in his lecture Tuesday, “Maize, Blue, and Lavender: Revisiting U-M's LGBTQ Past.”

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 11:38pm
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Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
Students participate in the UpRound Conference Saturday at the Ross School of Business.

UpRound, a new University of Michigan student organization for any undergraduate student interested in learning more about venture capitalism, hosted its first annual training and a competition on Saturday.

Engineering sophomore Jonah Erlich founded the group along with LSA junior David Silverman, Business sophomore Adarsh Rachmale and LSA senior Bradley Baum. Elrich said the group decided to start the organization after competing in a similar one competition at Carnegie Mellon University.  

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 6:10pm
Hillary Handelsman, writer's assistant for CBS, speaks to students at the Entertainment Media Career Exploration event hosted by the Communication Studies Department Friday in the Michigan Union.

In an effort to increase awareness of opportunities within the communications field and to build alumni involvement with students, the University of Michigan’s Department of Communication Studies introduced its career exploration series event Friday at the Michigan Union.

Communication undergraduate students met and engaged with prominent alumni involved in the entertainment media industry. They shared their experiences for students to build future connections and understand what is needed to be successful.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
New York Times op-ed columnist Charles Blow speaks Friday in Rackham.

Discussing the role the media played — and continues to play — in Trump’s election and presidency was the central theme of The New York Times’s visual op-ed columnist, Charles Blow's talk “President Donald Trump, Arrogance and Democracy,” Friday evening. 

Blow was greeted with a standing ovation by an audience of over 1,000 people in Rackham Auditorium after having been invited to the University of Michigan by the Humility in the Age of Self-Promotion Colloquium, in conjunction with many other local organizations such as the Michigan Radio and the Ann Arbor District Library.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 4:38pm
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Ann Arbor resident Areel Al-Lami, who was born in Ann Arbor but raised in Saudi Arabia, has seen immigrant communities in Ann Arbor struggle with language barriers, false cultural assumptions and a lack of technological literacy, which she believes could be alleviated through diversity initiatives. 

She attended the Traveling Innovation Hour's fourth meeting of the year to discuss her ideas with a group of people who could offer diverse opinions and solutions.

Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 2:30pm
The conference addressed the future of transportation with a panel of scholars from multiple universities.

Though many might think the future of mobility lies in flying cars and jetpacks, experts say the future entails dependence on equity of mobility companies and policy framework needed for a revolution. 

At least, that's what professionals in transportation, economics, energy and the environment discussed Friday for the University of Michigan Energy Institute’s fourth TE3 Conference. 

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:18pm
A monetary donation will help update the HERCULES laser to perform new functions.

The HERCULES laser, a scientific instrument used to study particle physics that's housed in the University of Michigan’s Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, is getting a power upgrade after receiving a $2 million donation from the National Science Foundation.

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