Monday, April 17, 2017 - 6:42pm

This piece is by no means an all encompassing perspective on the “APIAs” experience*

On Sunday April 9, a few videos surfaced on the internet that shocked the country and the world. What they revealed was horrifying, tragic and wrong. The incident though, was nothing new.

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 6:42pm

This piece is by no means an all encompassing perspective on the “APIAs” experience*

On Sunday April 9, a few videos surfaced on the internet that shocked the country and the world. What they revealed was horrifying, tragic and wrong. The incident though, was nothing new.

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 8:04pm
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A home invasion occurred early Sunday morning at 12:15 a.m. off the University of Michigan campus. According to a crime alert released by the Division of Public Safety and Security on Sunday evening, the incident took place south of Hill Street at the 900 block of South Forest Avenue.

As reported to the Ann Arbor Police Department, an unknown man repeatedly banged on an apartment door and then proceeded to kick it down. Police are not aware if the man ever gained access to the apartment, but no property was found to be missing.

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 1:56pm
LSA sophomore Alexandrea Somers presents "Income and Educational Consequences of Opening to Trade: Evidence from Egypt, Namibia, Poland and Vietnam" at the Michigan Foreign Policy Council's conference on Saturday afternoon.​

On Saturday, the Michigan Foreign Policy Council hosted its Spring Conference. The student-led organization comprises undergraduate students who hope to “make meaningful, empirical contributions to American foreign policy” through research.

After being introduced by their executive board, the six groups — composed of the club’s 23 members — presented their research projects.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 8:05pm
Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) speaks at the Third Annual Last Lecture Series in Weill Hall on Wednesday.

Wrapping up the year for Public Policy seniors was U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.) and distinguished professors of the University of Michigan to deliver what is traditionally called the Last Lecture.

The event, as part of the third annual Public Policy Last Lecture series, brought University seniors to Weill Hall on Wednesday to leave them with lasting words as they face graduation at the end of the month. 

Public Policy senior Keerthana Sundar helped organize the event, and noted its importance in sending off the seniors.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 2:41pm
LSA sophomore Ellen Yang engages with LSA freshman Josh Qu about consent and sexual assault awareness on Wednesday on the Diag.

In an effort to increase awareness of sexual assault on campus, members of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center's Peer Education program had a number of stations out on the Diag Wednesday afternoon, showcasing different aspects of healthy relationships and consent.

Nursing senior Lena Briggs, peer education co-coordinator at SAPAC, helped organize the event consisting of the education station, the policy and activism table, the swag station and the self-care table — and said she hoped it brought visibility to key issues SAPAC focuses on.

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 3:36pm

University of Michigan researcher Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, a professor of chemistry and biophysics, made a breakthrough in his research on age-related diseases, and he and his team have received a grant from National Institutes of Health to conduct further studies. 

The team has discovered a protein that appears to be significantly linked to the cell death that causes memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients. They are working on discovering how this protein and the cell's membrane interact to cause this cell death.

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:54pm
CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta moderated Pandemic! Contagious Crises from AIDS to Zika, an all-day conference on Friday.

Top health professionals with different backgrounds and areas of expertise, including University of Michigan alumni, delivered lectures and participated in a panel Friday afternoon regarding infectious diseases and moderated by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Chief Medical Correspondent and neurosurgeon.

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 3:18pm

As the University of Michigan reaches its 200th year, two Presidential Bicentennial Professors have paid tribute to the innovation the school has been known for by announcing the Campus of the Future Competition.

For this contest, Joanna Millunchick, a material science and engineering professor, and Mika LaVaque-Manty, a professor of political science, are inviting University students and post-doctoral fellows from all disciplines to come together to create projects that reinvent the idea of the University and what is means to be a Wolverine. 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 10:25pm
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The Graduate Employees’ Organization — the union representing more than 2,000 graduate student instructors and graduate student staff assistants at the University of Michigan — will be voting Thursday to authorize a strike ballot among GSIs and GSSAs. The vote comes after the final contract bargaining session with the University’s human resources department Wednesday evening ended unresolved.

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