Monday, July 16, 2018 - 2:31pm
Hamtramck High School located in Detroit, Michigan

Growing up, Emily Harburg never thought she was good at science. She received a couple unsatisfactory test scores in science class and wrote the subject off. Years later, after receiving social anthropology and psychology degrees from Harvard University, she started working for Disney’s behavioral sciences team, and as part of the job, she learned to code.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 2:29pm
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On June 27, the Zell Lurie Commercialization Fund (ZLCF) invested in Neurable, a startup founded by University of Michigan alumni Ramses Alcaide (PhD Neuroscience ’16) and Michael Thompson (MBA ’17).

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 6:18pm
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The LSA Collegiate Fellows Program, a postdoctoral fellowship launched as part of the University's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion plan, has announced its second cohort for the 2018-2020 fellowship.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 11:37am
Gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar speaks with The Michigan Daily at his campaign headquarters Friday

Editor’s Note: The Michigan Daily does not officially endorse Shri Thanedar for governor. The Daily continues to reach out to other gubernatorial candidates for comments and interviews.

The Michigan Daily recently met with gubernatorial candidate Shri Thanedar to discuss his platform and goals for Michigan if elected governor. An Indian-born entrepreneur, Thanedar is running against former state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer and University alum Abdul El-Sayed for the Democratic candidacy. The primary election is set to take place Aug. 7.

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 3:56pm
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As summer begins, more than 6,000 incoming freshmen have started preparing for their first year at the University of Michigan, which received a record number of applications this year.

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 9:34am

Argus Farm Stop, an Ann Arbor small business focused on providing sustainable food for the community while supporting local Michigan farms, has proven a successful experiment in helping both consumers and producers in the communal food system. 

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 9:47pm
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At the June 4 City Council meeting, the council voted on and approved (8-3) the construction project for game-day condos on South Main Street and Berkeley Avenue. The project has also been approved by the Planning Commission.

Wick 1300 LLC, affiliated with Wickfield Properties, proposed the project. According to the game-day condos site plan, the condominiums are proposed to be four-story, owner-occupied, and contain four units for multiple families. The condos will include eight garage parking spaces.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 2:57pm
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After spending three weeks at a farm immersion program in Ireland, Tori Essex, a 2018 alum of the University of Michigan School of Art & Design, said she felt the most “clear-headed” since she was 8 years old. She relished the introspective time and human connections volunteering on the farm allowed her and wished she could do something similar after graduating. Her wish came true.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 6:18pm
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Researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have determined cancer cells seize control of the metabolic pathways within specific immune cells to suppress the immune system and accelerate tumor growth.

Immune suppressor cells that exist in cancerous tumors block the body’s natural defense system, and a high volume of these immune suppressor cells can render the immune system ineffective at fighting tumor growth.

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 4:44pm
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The University of Michigan is ranked among world’s leading public and private universities, according to the QS World University Rankings for 2018-19 as well as the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings for 2018.