Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 6:51pm

In response to the recent announcement, the University of Michigan will work with the city of Detroit to build a $300 million Detroit Center for Innovation, University students created a petition urging the University to reconsider the facility.

Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 5:36pm

Each month, The Michigan Daily’s Administration Beat sits down with University President Mark Schlissel to discuss important questions about University policy, commitments and challenges. Topics discussed in the interview included the Detroit Center for Innovation, the 2020 presidential debate, carbon neutrality and more. This transcript has been abbreviated and reordered for reader clarity.

Detroit Center for Innovation

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 8:55pm
Members of the Michigan Animal Respect Society (MARS) protest animal cruelty outside the McDonald's on Plymouth Rd. Tuesday afternoon.

A group of seven students and community members gathered silently outside of McDonald’s on Plymouth Rd. Tuesday in protest against the fast-food chain’s history of cruelty to chickens. The protest was hosted by the University of Michigan’s Michigan Animal Respect Society as part of The Humane League’s Student Alliance for Animals.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 8:31pm

The University of Michigan and Speech First, an organization dedicated to promoting and upholding freedom of speech on college campuses, agreed to settle an ongoing lawsuit related to freedom of speech and the University’s Bias Response Team. The agreement to settle, which effectively dismissed the lawsuit, was reached between Oct. 24 and 25.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 4:37pm

Late Tuesday morning, Bobby Reyes, a 14-year-old boy who was pronounced brain dead after suffering an asthma attack on Sept. 21, died when mechanical ventilation was discontinued in his room at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. 

After Reyes went into cardiac arrest on Sept. 21, doctors at Michigan Medicine determined Reyes had no brain activity and would be removed from life support on Sept. 27. In response, Reyes’ family reached out to an attorney to request a court order that extended Reyes’ time on life support. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 8:23pm

This month, the University of Michigan announced the creation of a faculty working group dedicated to recommending revisions to two Regents bylaws addressing the dismissal of tenured faculty. The two bylaws include the University’s standard procedure in cases of faculty dismissal, as well as severance pay. 

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 4:29pm

Following an attempt to hack the voting app Voatz during the 2018 midterm elections,  the FBI revealed last week they have launched an investigation into the incident, which allegedly involved University of Michigan computer science students.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 11:18am
U.S. District Court Judge David M. Lawson ordered the University of Michigan to lift previous punishments imposed on a sexual misconduct accusation September 30.

On September 30, U.S. District Court Judge David M. Lawson ordered the University of Michigan to lift previous punishments imposed upon a student accused of sexual misconduct.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 5:48pm

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced a $50-million increase in funding for the Center for Academic Innovation, the creation of the Firearm Injury Prevention Research Initiative and a new fund dedicated to achieving climate neutrality to a crowd of more than 200 faculty, staff and students at the annual Leadership Breakfast in the Ross School of Business Thursday morning. 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 8:11pm

A federal appeals court voided a ruling in favor of the University of Michigan’s Bias Response Team on Monday, arguing the group infringes upon First Amendment rights and suppresses freedom of speech across campus. The decision sent the case back to the U.S.