Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 7:40pm

Last Thursday, Amazon announced its plan to build a second headquarters somewhere in North America, and released a request for proposal for interested cities to complete.

Many have suggested Detroit as a potential location, and University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel added his support to the bid this week.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 2:49pm

To many, the issues we face today seem unsolvable and overwhelming: inequality, injustice, political unrest and the increasingly relevant battle to protect our environment. Yet, how these issues insect is what has allowed Dorceta Taylor, University of Michigan professor in the School for Environment and Sustainability, to shape a unique approach toward researching and examining the root of these problems. Taylor holds a Ph.D.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:07pm
Daniel Pink discusses how to survive in an automated age in Hill Auditorium Tuesday evening.

An audience of 3,500 in Hill Auditorium burst into applause at the sight of The New York Times best-selling author Daniel Pink’s “Fear the Khaki” T-shirt on Tuesday evening. Pink donned the shirt as part of the first anecdote during his presentation, “The Mind of the Future: How to Survive an Outsourced, Automated Age.” Pink’s talk highlighted useful lessons on what it takes to be successful in the workplace as society shifts from the information age to the conceptual age.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 4:21pm

LSA senior Natalie Andrasko has worked hard to help University of Michigan students apply their unique language skills to a good cause in Washtenaw County. 

That "good cause" would be LingoMatch, a program created by three students to connect bilingual and multilingual students with an immigrant or refugee in Washtenaw County struggling to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits due to a language barrier.

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 8:45pm
President Mark Schlissel and the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs discuss campus issues Monday evening in the Fleming Administration Building.

At its first meeting of the academic year, the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs passed a resolution condemning the recent anti-Latino graffiti incident, when hate messages were spray painted on the Rock, a campus landmark at the intersection of Hill Street and Washtenaw Avenue on Aug. 31.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 8:05pm
LSA Professor Derrick Darby speaks at the Success Connects program in Rackham on Sunday.

SuccessConnects — a University of Michigan program aimed at connecting students to helpful campus resources  hosted an orientation for first- and second-year students at Rackham Auditorium on Sunday afternoon. The program featured a series of speakers, workshops and engaging activities for new students to begin building peer relationships and get a glimpse of what SuccessConnects has planned for the upcoming academic year.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 3:46pm

Ulrich’s, a beloved bookstore that has served the Ann Arbor community and University of Michigan students since 1934, has recently moved to a temporary location at 610 Church St. while renovations are being finalized for their new 1200 S. University Ave. location.

The temporary location relies on counter textbook sales, in which the textbooks are sold over a counter on the front lawn and no public entrance is allowed to the house. The change in location has forced workers at Ulrich's to change the way their business operates.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 3:37pm

Students and community members filled the Diag Saturday night for a stroll, but not the kind you might first think of.

The Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity hosted the sixth annual Stroll Off  — a community service event and an invitation to the University of Michigan campus to get to know more about Black Greek organizations.

The night's strolling, a style of dance traditionally performed by many Greek fraternities and sororities of color, also featured performances from Greek and other student groups, simultaneously raising money for each organization’s charity of choice.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 3:05pm
Pancheros has a back-to-school deal on September 12th.

Pancheros will kick off the new school year with a promotion aimed at lessening the stress of classes. On Sept. 12 from 2-4 p.m. the restaurant will be offering one-dollar burritos for students to enjoy.

Rodney Anderson, president of Pancheros Mexican Grill, said the goal of the annual event is to welcome students back to school and lessen stress.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 9:25pm
Dr. Eric Fretz presents to students at the New Student Veteran Initiatives at the Union on Thursday.

Student veterans attended orientation in the Pond room of the Michigan Union Thursday evening and learned about the various resources and initiatives to support them on campus. The orientation was led by Psychology Lecturer Eric Fretz, Philip Larson, program director for the Student Veterans Assistance Program, and members of the Peer Advisors for Veteran Education.

The incoming students had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with various community members and programs dedicated to ensuring their success — specifically Fretz’s Veteran Success course.