Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 5:35pm

Irene Butter, University of Michigan professor emerita of health management and policy, received the 2019 Robert S. Northrup Humanitarian Award at the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor’s weekly lunch meeting. Butter was honored for her peace activism and philanthropic work.

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 10:05pm
Valerie Jarrett, a former senior adviser for President Obama and Michigan Law alum, speaks about her book "Finding My Voice," which traces her journey to the White House, in conversation with Broderick Johnson, an adjunct professor in the Law School.

On Monday evening, over two hundred students, faculty and community members filled the Michigan Theater for a conversation between Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to President Barack Obama, and Broderick Johnson, a former White House Cabinet secretary for Obama. The discussion touched on Jarrett’s experiences as a single parent working in the Chicago mayor’s office in addition to her years as Obama’s adviser and close confidant.

Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 9:24pm
President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham share stories and inspiring anecdotes on stage during "An Evening with the Clintons," held at the Fox Theatre in Detroit Friday evening.

In front of an audience of more than 5,000 at Fox Theater in Detroit Friday evening, former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke to a crowd about the state of American democracy, growing resentment toward present-day political figures and life as retired public servants.

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 9:42pm
Klaas Mokgomole discusses the similarities and differences between the struggles of apartheid South Africa and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

On Monday evening, South African activists and educators Klaas Mokgomole and Mmamalema Molepo spoke to a group of more than 30 students in the Ross School of Business about the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its relation to the apartheid government in South Africa.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:28pm
Researchers at the University of Michigan found that women filled 56 percent of IA spots in EECS courses.

As a computer science major, LSA junior Armind Chahal often finds herself one of the only women in her upper-level CS courses. Chahal said though the uneven gender ratio in CS classes is significant, it is so commonplace that she has come to expect it and is usually able to ignore it.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:19pm
DPSS Officer Marty Morales helping students with emergency alerts registrations in the Shapiro Undergraduate Library Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday morning, the Division of Public Safety and Security stationed a table in the Shapiro Undergraduate Library aimed at signing students and faculty up for emergency alerts through the DPSS app. The table was run by Central Student Government members who assisted DPSS officers in registering students for the alerts.

Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 6:57pm

For many University of Michigan students, the recent college admissions scandal — in which federal prosecutors charged 50 people for various offenses related to college admissions, including buying their children entry into some of the nation’s most selective schools — was not wholly surprising.

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 9:57pm
Stephen Berrey, associate professor of history, Bethany Hughes, assistant professor of Native American Studies, and English professor Peter Ho Davies discuss the history and effects of blackface at the Politics of Blackface talk

In light of the recent controversy surrounding Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s 1984 medical school yearbook, in which he and a classmate posed in blackface and donned a Ku Klux Klan robe, the University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities hosted the panel discussion titled “The Politics of Blackface Then and Now: What’s in Your Yearbook?” Monday afternoon in North Quad Residence Hall.

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 6:49pm
Outgoing Michigan Republican Party chairman Ron Weiser announces cancer diagnosis.

Chair of the University’s Board of Regents and outgoing Michigan Republican Party chairman Ron Weiser announced Saturday at the Michigan Republican State Convention in Lansing that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.