Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 8:41pm
University President Mark Schlissel discusses the President's Commission for Carbon Neutrality at Flemming Tuesday afternoon.

 

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 at the interview included the search for a new Vice President of Student Life, the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, Title IX policy and more. This transcript has been abbreviated and reordered for reader clarity. 

Search for new VP of Student Life

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 9:16pm
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Public commenters at the University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting Thursday afternoon addressed issues relating to pedestrian safety, wrongful child abuse convictions and funding for STEM programs, among other concerns. 

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 8:14pm
It was recently announced that recent LSA graduate Carly Marten was awarded the University's Wallenberg Fellowship.

This summer, recent LSA graduate Carly Marten was awarded the prestigious Wallenberg Fellowship to pursue a research project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

The award offers $25,000 to a graduating senior interested in public service to conduct a year-long, self-designed research project abroad. 

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 8:04pm
Aerospace engineering professor Kenneth Powell shares various examples of his recent social science research as part of the AE Chair's Distinguished Seminar Series in the Francios-Xavier Bagnoud Building Thursday afternoon.

Ken Powell, Arthur F. Thurnau professor and undergraduate program chair of aerospace engineering, spoke to a group of more than 100 aspiring aerospace engineers and University of Michigan professors in the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud building Thursday afternoon as part of the Aerospace Engineering Chair’s Distinguished Seminar Series. 

Monday, September 2, 2019 - 6:14pm
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection called the Mardigian Library at the University of Michigan-Dearborn on Aug. 14 to book a training session for new CBP employees, causing worry among those at the University, a Michigan Journal article reported. The request was immediately denied due to a policy that prohibits renting rooms to organizations not affiliated with the University or the surrounding community. 

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 1:59pm
Expectations of Alzheimer's patients 65 and older.

The walls of Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center, a research hub and medical center for those facing memory loss, are dotted with bright watercolor paintings — “works of art,” as Hank Paulson, the director of the center and University professor of neurology, calls them. These paintings were created by patients in the center as part of a therapeutic program led by Anne Mondro, an associate professor at the School of Art & Design, and the students of her Memory, Aging and Expressive Arts class.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 10:41am
On Jan. 23 Duo Two-Factor Authentication was introduced for student employees, faculty and staff.

On Jan. 23, after nearly a year of deliberation among University of Michigan administrators, Duo Two-Factor Authentication was introduced for student employees, faculty and staff. Duo, a program that aims to protect a user’s data by requiring they log in to websites like Canvas and Wolverine Access using both a password and an alternate device, is mandatory for those employed by the University on all three campuses.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 5:35pm
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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.