Monday, November 26, 2018 - 6:37pm

A recent study by medical researchers at the University of Michigan is a first attempt to fill a gap in empirical evidence on sexual misconduct among age groups other than college students. Nationwide, research has focused primarily on those 18 to 22 years old. Dr. Quyen Epstein-Ngo, a research assistant professor in the Injury Center of the Department of Emergency Medicine, recently led a research study focused on sexual misconduct in southeastern Michigan middle schools and high schools.

Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 8:04pm
The team identified cyanobacteria cells as the culprit for summer blooms, surviving at the bottom of the lake during the winter and reemerging in the spring.

Under the surface of Lake Erie lies a vast and complex ecosystem of plants and animals. In a recent study, University of Michigan scientists dove into the biology of the lake’s algae population to better understand the catalyst of their summer blooms and the potential hazards they pose to the environment.

Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 7:18pm
In a previous City Council meeting, Brian Steglitz, manager of the Ann Arbor Water Treatment Plant, explained that while PFAS has been linked to an increased risk of cancer and other health problems, the risks are relatively unknown right now.

As Ann Arbor’s fourth annual deer cull approaches, some have raised concerns regarding the safety of donating venison to local soup kitchens.

Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 4:54pm

As the result of a unanimous vote by the Ann Arbor City Council at a recent meeting, the City now has to disclose information regarding where lead materials have been used in the Ann Arbor water system.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:09pm
Rackham student Vidhya Aravind speaks at the Transgender Day of Remembrance event, hosted by the Spectrum Center, at the Michigan League Tuesday evening.

The University of Michigan Spectrum Center hosted its annual memorial to honor and commemorate the lives of transgender individuals lost in acts of transphobia and cis-sexism at the Michigan League on Tuesday night. The event recognized the impacts of anti-trans discrimination, as well as to reflect on the power of the trans and non-binary community.  

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 6:16pm
Two separate home invasions occurred on the 900 block of East Ann Street and the 900 block East Huron Street off campus Monday afternoon.

Two separate home invasions occurred on the 900 block of East Ann Street and the 900 block East Huron Street off campus Monday afternoon.

According to the Ann Arbor Police Department, the suspect entered the front door of the residence on East Ann Street at about 12:50 p.m. on Monday. The resident then confronted the suspect, and the suspect responded by asking whether the resident had any spare cans, to which the resident responded no.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 3:24pm
Youngju Ryu, associate professor of Asian Languages and Cultures, speaks about South Korea's podcast revolution in Osterman Common Room Tuesday afternoon

Youngju Ryu, Institute for the Humanities Hunting Family Faculty Fellow and associate professor of Asian Languages and Cultures, spoke to approximately 40 students and faculty in Osterman Common Room Tuesday afternoon about the role of new media in South Korea’s protest culture.

The talk was part of the FellowSpeak series, a program allowing faculty and visiting fellows to discuss their area of study outside the classroom.

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 10:59pm
LSA freshman Aya Fattah, a candidate for LSA student government representative, discusses her platform at North Quad Monday evening.

Candidates running for representative positions in LSA Student Government gathered Monday night for a candidates’ forum to pitch their platforms in preparation for the elections on Nov. 26 and 27. Prospective members discussed topics such as dining hall options, accessibility, diversity and student health.

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 10:46pm
Mandy Coterillo, alumni chair of Zeta Omega Eta and co-host of SHIFT, hugs an attendee of SHIFT at the League Ballroom Monday evening.

Featuring a mix of visual art, written word and performances by University of Michigan students with a diverse range of gender identities, the annual SHIFT talent showcase was held Monday to explore and celebrate the theme of gender.

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 9:00pm

At the end of each semester, University of Michigan students are asked to submit evaluations for the courses they have taken in that term. One of the most important metrics for introductory-level courses is how much interest they generate in the field. Rankings are based on the percentage of students who answered some form of “yes” when asked, “Did this course increase interest in the field?” The top results for introductory classes are listed below:

ASIANLAN 125: First Year Japanese I (94 percent)