September 27, 2022

Ford School Dean and founding director of the U-M Center for Racial Justice, Celeste Watkins-Hayes, left, and Paula Lantz, James B. Hudak Professor of Health Policy, right, discuss structural inequities exposed by the Covid-19 pandemic Friday afternoon at Weill Hall Annenberg Auditorium. Photo courtesy of Brooke Halak.

Ford School discusses navigating social inequities in healthcare policy, especially after the pandemic

The Ford School of Public Policy hosted a discussion about post-pandemic structural inequities in U.S. health policy with public policy experts as a part of the Public Policy School’s annual Welcome HoMe celebration. Different experts – including some members of the Public Policy School’s faculty – spoke about health policy at the population level, the intersectionality of race, class, gender and sexuality and the shaping of public policy today. Read about how community members felt about the event.

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Iranian community members of Ann Arbor host vigil to mourn Mahsa Amini

Community members gathered on the Diag Saturday for a vigil held in memory of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian woman who was killed by the police of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Sept. 16. Amini was initially arrested in Tehran for allegedly not properly covering her hair with a hijab. Roughly 150 attendees held photos of Amini, chanted slogans and demanded an expansion of women’s rights in Iran.

Community members celebrate sustainable student-led food initiatives at the 10th annual Harvestfest at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens Sunday afternoon. Keith Melong/Daily. Buy this photo.

Fresh food, painted potatoes and food sustainability organizations come together at UMich’s 10th annual Harvest Fest

Oh crop! UMich’s 10th annual Harvest Fest is back. Hosted by the U-M Sustainable Food Program (UMSFP), Harvest Fest celebrates both the beginning of the fall harvest and all things sustainable, taking place at the U-M Campus Farm and Matthaei Botanical Gardens. The event included live music, games, fresh food and farm tours. Read more about how the event promoted sustainability within the Ann Arbor community.

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In techno’s historic home, KAYTRANADA pays homage

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From The Daily: State Street construction reveals deeper transportation dilemma

Wonder why the chicken crossed the road? Well, that road definitely wasn’t State Street! The Daily Editorial Board discusses the construction on State Street that has disrupted traffic flow and walking paths commonly used by students since early June. Read more on what The Daily has to say about the negative effects of this construction, which was just extended.

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The myth of the dream job

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