Campus Life

University of Michigan students and Ann Arbor residents, like the rest of the world, are working hard to catch ’em all.

Due to its innovative and environmentally-friendly infrastructure and design, the new School of Nursing building has been granted Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the second-highest level of certification from the council.

The 10th annual Chang Lecture on Art and Medicine took place Thursday evening at the Ford Amphitheater at the University of Michigan Medical School.

LSA seniors Asthma Ali and Sarah Raoof have a moment of silence to commemorate the hundreds of lives lost in the recent attacks in Karrada Baghdad at the Vigil for Iraq at the Diag on Friday.

More than 100 students and community members attended a vigil Friday night on the Diag to mourn the losses of the more than 290 people killed in the July 3 bombing of a shopping center in Baghdad, Iraq's capital city. Many of the people at the shopping center were shopping for Eid al-Fitr, a major Muslim holiday and the conclusion to a month of fasting.

Ann Arbor community members mourn the loss of Alton Sterling on Thursday in the Diag.

Thursday night, students and other community members gathered at the Diag to hold a candlelit vigil dedicated to Alton Sterling, who was fatally shot by Baton Rouge police officers outside a convenience store Tuesday in Louisiana, and Philando Castile, who was fatally shot Wednesday in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, at a traffic stop by a police officer.

The Rita Allen Foundation Scholars program — which invests in innovative biomedical research — recently awarded Monica Dus, University of Michigan professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology $500,000 for her research on the relationship between sugar and the brain — an important factor in obesity research.

LSA Junior Humza Shaukat speaks at a candlelight vigil for the victims of the airport attack in Istanbul on Thursday in the Diag.

About 20 students gathered on the Diag Thursday evening to participate in a candlelight vigil for the victims of a terrorist attack on Turkey’s Istanbul Atatürk Airport this past week.

Engineering junior AJ Goldstein presents his app Balance at A2 Health Hacks at Palmer Commons on Wednesday.

The "hackathon" included 24 hours of health-related “hacking,” which involved teams pitching ideas and creating prototypes for solutions to health problems.

In fall 2015, private gifts to the University of Michigan College of Engineering totaled nearly $46.5 million.

Carnegie Mellon University student Caitlin Drummond presents at the Health Science Communication conference in the Michigan League on Saturday.

The main goal of the conference, titled "How We Can Improve Health Science Communication," was to discuss the most effective methods of information processing, decision making and learning health science information.