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.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 11:14pm
LSA Student Government meets to discuss the LSA foreign language requirement in Mason Hall Wednesday evening.

LSA Student Government convened for their weekly meeting Wednesday evening in Mason Hall to discuss the LSA language requirement policy and fixing faulty MCard readers in residence halls.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:56pm

LSA sophomore Jack Wroldsen came to the University of Michigan knowing he was interested in a history degree. Yet Wroldsen said he faced skepticism from parents and employers about the choice when he declared a history major.

Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 6:29pm

This coming Wednesday marks the beginning of controlled burn season, when trained staff and volunteers start a series of intentional fires in Ann Arbor parks to enrich the soil and allow fire-resistant plants to grow. Natural Area Preservation staff, who lead the controlled burn effort, also conducted burns for a few weeks in the fall of 2018.

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 6:20pm
Dr. Damon Williams, author of "Strategic Diversity Leadership," leads a discussion with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows during the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Symposium in Rackham Graduate School Friday.

On Friday afternoon, about 30 Rackham students and post-doctoral fellows attended a conversation about student-led diversity initiatives and inclusivity with Damon Williams, author and chief catalyst for Strategic Diversity Leadership & Social Innovation. The conversation took place during the Rackham Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Symposium, which included a panel of student diversity leaders and a keynote address delivered by Williams.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 12:08am
LSA student Jenna speaks to her experiences volunteering in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon and the difficulties Palestinians face in East Quad Tuesday.

In light of the continuing Palestinian refugee crisis, leaders from various Arab culture organizations convened for a teach-in Tuesday night about the reality of life in Lebanese refugee camps. The information session was hosted by Learning for the Empowerment and Advancement of Palestinians, an educational enrichment program supporting Palestinian youth in Lebanon, along with the Lebanese Student Association, Arab Student Association and Students Allied for Freedom and Equality.  

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 9:03pm
Protestors support the GEO Trans Health Committee Negotiators at Wolverine Tower Friday.

Amid growing concerns over the lack of transgender voices in conversations about coverage plans, University of Michigan graduate employees met with human resources representatives and the MHealthy Advisory Committee Friday to urge the University to cover gender-affirming surgeries.