Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 6:42pm
Baxter International, a Fortune 500 American health care company, recently signed a licensing agreement with the University of Michigan to acquire rights for a new surgical device.

Baxter International, a Fortune 500 American health care company, recently signed a licensing agreement with the University of Michigan to acquire rights for a new surgical device that was developed by a small five-person classroom of Engineering 490/Design and Manufacturing 450 students.

In a statement, Michael Campbell, vice president of Baxter's microsurgery business, said Baxter International is looking forward to utilizing the new device.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 3:15pm
Michigan Political Science and Economics Professor Scott Page speaks about his new book, The Diversity Bonus, and the diversity of thought at Palmer Commons Wednesday afternoon.

After being pushed by a colleague to spread his findings on diversity, Scott Page, a Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate professor of complex systems, political science and economics at the University of Michigan, now travels the country discussing why diverse perspectives and ideas are so crucial to group work.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:41pm
Gina Cervetti, associate professor in the School of Education, presents in the Central Student Government chambers in the Michigan Union Thursday.

The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government met Tuesday evening to address topics including revisions to the Campus Affordability Guide, additional installations of water refill stations on campus, as well as the upcoming election for CSG representatives for the 2018-2019 academic year. The assembly also discussed the continued inclusion of free menstrual products in various locations across campus.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 8:12pm
Tim Bruns, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan, along with Rackham student Lauren Zimmerman, published a paper this month on their research for a therapy to help women who struggle with sexual arousal.

Tim Bruns, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan, along with Rackham student Lauren Zimmerman, published a paper this month on their research for a therapy to help women who struggle with sexual arousal. This is the first therapy of its kind to address a solution for the physiological problems of women suffering from female sexual dysfunction.

According to the National Institutes of Health, female sexual dysfunction is a condition found worldwide.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 6:42pm
After his presidency of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation ends in March, Lewis will officially become the head of the U-M Center for Social Solutions.

Later this month, the University of Michigan will launch the Center for Social Solutions, an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to tackling contemporary social issues. Earl Lewis, a former University faculty member and administrator, who currently serves as president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, put forth the idea for the Center and will be moving to Ann Arbor in June to direct the initiative.

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 6:15pm
University President Mark Schlissel speaks on sexual misconduct policy at the SACUA meeting in the Fleming Administration Building Monday.

The University of Michigan Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs spoke with President Mark Schlissel Monday about the University’s sexual misconduct policy, the potential visit from white supremacist Richard Spencer and the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategic plan.

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 4:45pm
People lie on the ground during the Never Again Student Die-In, an event organized to protest school shootings and gun violence, while victims' names are read at Liberty Plaza Saturday.

A large crowd gathered in downtown Ann Arbor Saturday afternoon for a student-led “die-in,” standing in solidarity with the victims of the massacre that occured in Parkland, Fla., at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School, as well as the 33 additional children killed as a result of gun violence since the shooting. 

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 10:25am

Police have confirmed a gunman fatally shot two people at a residence hall at Central Michigan University Friday morning. The shooting suspect, 19-year-old James Eric Davis Jr., who is said to have shot his parents during a domestic situation, is currently at large.

The shooting took place on the fourth floor of Campbell Hall. Friday was the last day of classes before Spring Break, but all classes are canceled, and police have urged staff and students to avoid the area.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:35pm
Heather Bruegl speaks about Native American policy and activism at a talk titled “A History of Native American Policy and Activism: From A.I.M. to Standing Rock to Present” in the Michigan League Thursday.

Despite being a member of Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, historian Heather Bruegl had never been particularly passionate about Native American history or culture –– until she went to Wounded Knee, S.D., the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre in which 300 Native American men, women and children died at the hands of U.S. cavalry. Bruegl now travels the U.S. delivering talks on Native American history, and on Thursday gave a talk titled “A History of Native American Policy and Activism: From A.I.M.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 11:11pm
Mayor Christopher Taylor participates in a conversation with students on public policy in Weill Hall Wednesday.

Approximately 20 students gathered Wednesday night at the Ford School of Public Policy as Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor discussed a wide array of issues relevant to city residents, including how the City Council, under his leadership, has tried to foster stronger ties with University of Michigan.