Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 9:31pm
Participants engaging in an interactive activity at the Effective and Sustainable Teaching Practices workshop Thursday night in North Quad Residence Hall.

Teaching effective ways of communicating with other students in foreign countries and addressing safety concerns while traveling abroad are common topics of interest for students planning to study out of the country. These topics were also much of the focus of The Quito Project’s interactive workshop held Thursday.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
Panelists discuss the current state of HIV/AIDs during the "World AIDS Day Panel" at Hatcher Graduate Library Thursday night.

With World AIDS Day approaching Dec. 1, the University of Michigan held a panel Thursday evening to discuss the current status of HIV and AIDS. The panel featured a combination of medical experts and individuals living with HIV or AIDS, and discussed current HIV/AIDS treatment methods, helping prevent HIV and the experience of living with HIV.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 7:45pm

Dr. Victor Hong, medical director of the University of Michigan’s Psychiatric Emergency Service, called attention to the correlation between “13 Reasons Why” and increased suicide rates in a study published earlier this month.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 6:40pm
Voter turnout for LSA Student Government elections increased from 2017 elections.

Voter turnout rates increased in this week’s Universtiy of Michigan LSA Student Government elections, which were held through the University’s digital portal. According to Rackham student Nicholas Fadanelli, LSA SG elections director, 956 LSA students submitted online ballots in this semester’s elections for representatives and to vote on amendments.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 1:56pm
Ann Arbor’s MD Bagel Fragel is forced to move out of its home of 25 years.

Ann Arbor’s beloved MD Bagel Fragel is being forced to move out of its home of 25 years at 1760 Plymouth Rd. The family-run bagel shop has until Dec. 30 to find a new location, or it will face permanent closure.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 10:54pm
Rear Admiral Michael Giorgione speaks on his time as the commanding officer of Camp David in the Gerald R. Ford Library Wednesday evening. Giorgione served at the presidential hideaway from 1999 to 2001 under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

Rear Admiral Michael Giorgione, author of “Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat,” spoke Wednesday night at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library to discuss his book and share personal anecdotes from his time at the camp.  

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:47pm
This annual lecture has hosted different leaders in their fields to speak about different aspects of educational policies and expression for academics.

The University of Michigan Faculty Senate hosted its 28th Davis, Markert, Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom Wednesday afternoon featuring Gene Nichol, a law professor at the University of North Carolina. The annual lecture hosts different leaders to speak about different aspects of educational policies and expression for academics.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 3:02pm

During the University of Michigan’s fifth annual Giving Blueday, donors gave a total of $3,638,612 to the University, according to a University press release. Over 12,600 gifts were contributed over the course of the 24-hour event, though the sum donated has decreased by close to a million dollars since 2017.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 10:11pm
Heather Ann Thompson speaks about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Blood in the Water" at Literati Bookstore Tuesday night

Pulitzer Prize winning author Heather Ann Thompson spoke at Literati Bookstore on Tuesday night as a part of the Sweetland Writing Center's Writer to Writer series. As part of the series, the center brings in a renowned author monthly to speak about their work, their process and their advice to younger writers studying at the University of Michigan and in the surrounding area.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 8:53pm
College of Engineering Professor Rada Mihalcea discusses the automatic detection of fake news at the Catching Fake News panel discussion presented by the Dissonance Event Series in Rackham Assembly Hall Tuesday.

Five speakers shared their research in regulating false information online to a crowd of approximately 50 students and faculty members Tuesday night at Rackham Assembly Hall. The panel, titled Catching Fake News, was part of the University of Michigan Dissonance Event Series, which focuses on the intersection of technology, privacy, policy, security and law.