Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 6:17pm

Last Thursday, the University of Michigan Board of Regents approved plans for a new $19 million dance building for the School of Music, Theatre & Dance to be built on North Campus. The building will have state-of-the-art facilities, including a 100-seat performance space, larger studios, smart classrooms, faculty offices and more. It will further expand upon the Earl V. Moore Building, which is home to the music department of the Music, Theatre & Dance School.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 3:12pm

For the past five years, the Michigan Surgical and Health Optimization Program at Michigan Medicine has been working with patients undergoing large operations, such as cancer surgeries or transplants, to help them better prepare for their procedures during the waiting period. MSHOP has led to reduced costs of care and improvements in recovery.

Dr. Michael Englesbe, a transplant surgeon running MSHOP, said there could be up to a two-month gap between when a patient schedules a surgery and when they undergo the procedure.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 6:13pm

The University of Michigan boasts 19 students and seven alumni as finalists for the 2018-2019 Fulbright Student Program.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 6:06pm

The Ann Arbor Police Department has reported as many as five of the recent home invasions that began in April may be related.  

The suspect is a white male, 20 to 30 years in age, and 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 9 inches in height. Victims of the invasions reported he was seen in dark clothing and in some instances had his face covered.  A green mask was recovered at the home invaded on the 400 block of South Seventh St. 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 10:46am

Gov. Rick Snyder’s decision on April 6 to stop providing free bottled water to Flint residents has drawn backlash from members of the Flint community and outside observers alike.

When he announced the decision, which ended a practice that has been carried out since January 2016 in response to the water crisis facing the city, Snyder noted that lead levels in Flint water have been below the federal limit for almost two years now. Snyder said state funding for water was no longer necessary.

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 5:44pm
LSA Lecturer IV and LEO President Ian Robinson at the LEO Sit-In outside Provost Martin Philbert's office Friday.

On Friday afternoon, about 30 members of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization occupied a floor of the Fleming Administration Building. Lecturers camped outside of University of Michigan Provost Martin Philbert’s office. Philbert was not present at the time. They also delivered handwritten messages from allies written in support of the union’s efforts to negotiate a new contract with the University.

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 6:58pm
According to Tyler Fitch, School of Environment and Sustainability masters student, his research claims the University of Michigan is not on track to reach it’s 2025 emissions goals.

The University of Michigan is not on track to reach its 2025 emissions goals, according to Environment and Sustainability graduate student Tyler Fitch’s research.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:29pm
Pro-Palestine students protest speaker Nadav Tamir at a lecture about relationships between Israel and Middle Eastern countries at the Ford School Wednesday.

Two dozen members of Students Allied for Freedom and Equality demonstrated at a lecture by Nadav Tamir, a prominent Israeli diplomat, Wednesday night in the Ford School of Public Policy.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:50pm
Michigan Associate Economics Professor Betsey Stevenson and University of Texas Economics Professor Susan Dynarski share their experiences in White House policy making in Weill Hall Wednesday afternoon.

Two months ago, University of Michigan research exposed significant female underrepresentation in economics. Top women economists convened at the Ford School Wednesday afternoon on the topic to confirm such discrimination and harassment at the highest levels of government. They also, however, lauded their peers’ work therein.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 3:53pm
East Quad dining hall

Much of public attention on the University of Michigan's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategic plan has focused on the classroom, administration or an incendiary stream of