Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 7:04pm
U-M physics professor Stephen Forrest receives the Henry Russel Award at the 95th annual Henry Russel Lecture at Rackham Amphitheater Thursday afternoon.

About 200 students, professors and community members attended the 2020 Henry Russel Lecture, delivered by Stephen R. Forrest, Peter A. Franken Distinguished University Professor of Engineering, on Thursday afternoon.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 8:29pm
Sarah Mills, Research Area Specialist for the Ford School of Public Policy, presents "Sustainability in Policy: The web of policies impacting renewable energy development" at the 4th annual MUSE Conference Friday at the Rackham Graduate Building.

About 30 University of Michigan graduate students, researchers and community members attended a discussion on pathways to sustainable action as part of the annual University-wide Sustainability & Environment Conference in Rackham Assembly Hall on Friday afternoon. The panelists discussed ways of connecting research in sustainability to the general public.

Sandra Turner-Handy, member of Michigan Environmental Council, said she thinks the behavior of businesses has never been about sustainability. According to Turner-Handy, “sustainability” only serves as a buzzword.

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 10:32pm
Marianne Udow-Phillips, founding executive director of the Center for Health Research and Transformation, speaks about the future of healthcare policy at a panel discussion at the School of Public Health Thursday evening.

The University of Michigan School of Public Health and Healthy Policy Student Association hosted a panel discussion focusing on the importance of health care policy in the context of the election year on Thursday afternoon. About 50 students and community members attended the event.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 1:23pm

Volunteering in a clinical setting is an important part of pre-med students’ medical school applications. Each semester, there is a high demand for positions at the University of Michigan Hospital, the biggest and most accessible hospital on campus, with slots for attending an information session filling up within five minutes. 

Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 7:39pm
The Rackham Graduate School hosted a panel, "Adapting to Change and Maintaining Excellence" on advancing graduate education Friday morning.

Approximately 100 community members attended a panel hosted by Rackham Graduate School titled “Adapting to Change and Maintaining Excellence” as part of an all-day faculty symposium on advancing graduate education Friday morning. 

The discussion was moderated by Earl Lewis, professor of history, Afroamerican and African studies and public policy as well as the founding director of the University of Michigan Center for Social Solutions, and featured academic leaders from different institutions in the nation. 

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 4:52pm
Student volunteers speak on the "Costs of Activism" event, part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium, at the Newnan Advising Center Monday.

Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center hosted a talk about the “Costs of Activism” as part of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. symposium. The speakers included Abdul El-Sayed, politician and 2018 Democratic gubernatorial election candidate, along with student activists and community members fighting for social justice issues. About 30 people attended the event.

Monday, January 13, 2020 - 10:27pm
Approximately 100 students attended the first Great Lakes Theme Semester speaker series at the University of Michigan Museum of Art Monday evening.

Approximately 100 students and faculty attended the first session of the LSA 2020 Great Lakes Theme Semester speaker series on Monday evening. The event was hosted by the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan Museum of Art auditorium. 

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 4:04pm
Levi McLaughlin, Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at North Caroline State University, discusses the role of religion and politics in Japan at Weiser Hall Thursday afternoon.

Approximately 50 people came to Weiser Hall Thursday afternoon for a presentation from Levi McLaughlin, Toyota Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies. The Center for Japanese Studies and the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures hosted the lecture as part of the CJS Noon Lecture Series.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 11:12pm
Dr. Debotri Dhar of the Women's Studies Department at U-M speaks on topics of feminism through a South-Asian lens during a collaborative workshop Tuesday evening in Rackham Assembly Hall.

Student organizations Elevate, South Asian Awareness Network and Paani jointly hosted a collaborative workshop to discuss feminism through a South-Asian lens on Tuesday night.