Author James Rosebush, a former senior adviser to President Ronald Reagan, spoke Tuesday night at the Gerald Ford Presidential Library to a crowd of 150 about the character and principles of the 40th president that inspired his latest book, “True Reagan: What Made Ronald Reagan Great and Why It Matters.”
Rosebush, who was also chief of staff for former first lady Nancy Reagan, gave the talk as part of his nationwide book tour.
Tuesday afternoon, the International Institute and the Human Rights Program hosted Kathryn Sikkink, who emphasized the many ways human rights work has made progress in recent years, despite the negative ways she said media frames international issues.
On Thursday, a poster session designed to showcase how individual colleges, departments and administrative units plan to tackle issues surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion was held in the Power Center lobby as part of the University of Michigan’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Plan launch.
The portrayal of women in Iranian cinema is limited, Amir Ganjavie, a communication and culture Ph.D. student at York University in Toronto, said at a talk Monday night on love, intimacy and eroticism in the genre.
Sunday afternoon, the University of Michigan Sustainable Food Program hosted its fifth annual Harvest Festival at the University’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens. The Harvest Festival brings together a wide swath of organizations and groups at the University and in Ann Arbor to raise awareness about sustainable food systems and to educate members of the community about the relationship between food production and the environment.