Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 3:09pm
Students and other audience members gather for an event in Rackham in 2015.

In a Capital Consulting Group meeting Monday evening, LSA sophomore Shriyance Jain laid a bold future for his organization, the University of Michigan’s newest consulting group.

“We are underdogs right now, but I feel like that within the next couple of semesters, we will be up there as well,” he said. “I believe the other consulting groups better watch out.”

Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 2:11pm
Ross senior Austin Rief presents his start-up called "The Morning Brew" at the start-up competition at Stamps Auditorium on Friday.

The University of Michigan Center for Entrepreneurship’s Startup Competition completed its first non-qualifying round on Friday afternoon in front of a crowd of over 200 students, faculty and local businesspeople at the Stamps Auditorium on North Campus.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 7:33pm
Ted London, Ross faculty member and Vice President of the Scale Impact Initiative at the William Davidson Institute, speaks at the Positive Links Speaker Series in Ross on Tuesday.

Business faculty member Ted London spoke about the need for private enterprise to develop solutions on a large scale to tackle global poverty on Tuesday at the Ross School of Business. The talk, which was sponsored by the Center for Positive Organizations, drew approximately 150 students, faculty and locals to the Business School Colloquium.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:19pm
Ross School of Business junior Prashant Toteja and School of Information junior Charles Shin present their startup idea at the Center for Entrepreneurship's Startup Competition in the TechArb on Tuesday.

A panel of four judges entertained pitches for nearly four hours in the middle of the TechArb office as entrepreneurial teams took part in the initial phase of the University of Michigan Center for Entrepreneurship’s premier contest, the Startup Competition.

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 5:36pm
Circus Bar & Billiards permanently closes Saturday.

Thirsty patrons lined up for 25 cent beers as billiard balls clanked off one another, a solitary singer tackled Styx’s “Renegade” and people took selfies in the fun-house mirror, it was the beginning of a normal Wednesday night of debauchery, revelry and camraderie at Circus Bar & Billiards on South First Street. 

For Engineering graduate student Andrew Hartman, Circus was the ideal spot for him and his friends to spend an unusually quiet Wednesday night.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 8:27pm
Dr. Claire Wardle discusses the ethical role of social media effecting journalism at Rackham Graduate School on Thursday.

Claire Wardle, the research director at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia, discussed the ethical role of social media in the changing landscape of journalism to an audience of 30 students, faculty and staff Thursday evening.

Wardle, speaking at the University of Michigan’s Rackham Graduate School, said in the last 10 years, the tools with which content can be created and disseminated have rapidly changed because of social media.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 7:08pm
Barry Rabe from the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy discusses the upcoming elections at the Ford School on Wednesday.

Wednesday at the Ford School of Public Policy, Public Policy Prof. Daniel Raimi moderated a discussion about the two major presidential nominees’ energy and climate policy plans and addressed whether automated vehicles will have a negative or positive impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

The panel, which was sponsored by the University of Michigan Energy Institute and University of Michigan Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy, was titled “Energy, Climate Change, and the 2016 Elections.”

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:04pm
Engineering Prof. Alex Halderman and Political Science Prof. Walter Mebane discuss the influence of technology in elections on a panel moderated by Michigan Radio Host Doug Tribou in the Michigan League on Tuesday.

With the general election six days away, topics dominating the national conversation such as the influence of Twitter on the election, the vulnerability of America’s voting technology to hackers and whether a shift to electronic voting could solve it were discussed at a University of Michigan Information and Technology Services panel discussion titled “Disrupting Democracy: How Technology is Influencing Elections.”

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 9:52pm
Graham MacIndoe and Susan Stellin, authors of the book "Chancers: Addiction, Prison, Recovery, Love", speak about  MacIndoe's heroin addiction, time in prison, and recovery in the context of the criminal justice system in East Quad on Monday.

The University of Michigan’s Residential College hosted a discussion on issues of criminal justice, incarceration and drug addiction Monday evening.

The event featured married couple Graham MacIndoe and Susan Stellin, authors of a recent memoir titled “Chancers: Addiction, Prison, Recovery, Love” which focuses on MacIndoe’s decade-long struggle with heroin addiction, his experiences in New York City and Homeland Security-run prisons and Stellin’s efforts in navigating the complex criminal justice system.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 3:29pm
Members of the Michigan Mudbowl Club and Pi Kappa Phi compete at the 83rd annual Mudbowl held at the former Sigma Alpha Epsilon house Saturday.(

More than 1,500 people crammed into the confines of the front yard of the former Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house on Saturday morning to watch one of the most time-honored fall traditions, for what could be the last time, at the University of Michigan: the 83rd annual Mudbowl.