February 21, 2022

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Students and faculty share thoughts on attendance policies for the 2021-2022 academic year

With the fluctuation of COVID-19 case numbers on campus throughout the year, different departments at the University have adapted attendance policies in various ways. While trying to balance more in-person classes and minimizing COVID-19, professors speak on what has worked and what hasn’t worked, and students voice their learning preferences.

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Morality and carbon neutrality emphasized at University of Michigan presidential search listening session

A listening session was held by two U-M Regents and the search firm Isaacson, Miller to hear input from faculty, students and alumni in the search for the next University president. Featured speakers said they want the next president to have an emphasis on “ethics and morality,” especially with regard to the University’s many sexual abuse and harassment cases. Read on to learn more about what the U-M community wants in its next president. 

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Michigan loses to Wisconsin with grim second half performance, ugly scrum

After a cold second-half performance from the Wolverines, frustrations over Michigan men’s basketball’s 77-63 loss to the Badgers culminated in a postgame scuffle, with coach Juwan Howard hitting a Wisconsin assistant coach. In a season filled with lows, the altercation that took place will certainly damage the team’s push for the NCAA Tournament and ultimately Howard’s legacy at Michigan. Read more about what led to the scrum and the potentially season-altering aftermath.

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Michigan gets by No. 13 Maryland, claims top spot in Big Ten

After two losses in a row, the Michigan basketball team came back while playing Maryland to fight for the number one spot in the Big Ten. With six turnovers in the first quarter and more in the following three, the Wolverines overcame the issues they faced. Read on to learn more about how senior forward Emily Kiser, senior forward Naz Hillmon, junior guard Maddie Nolan and other players worked together to send the Terrapins home with a loss. 

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Jack Kingsley: Juwan Howard’s actions put Michigan in a terrible position

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Michigan beats Ohio State, finishes sweep

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