After enrolling 6,505 freshmen in 2014 — overshooting a target class size of 6,000 — administrators expressed frustration that over-enrollment was straining the University’s housing and instructional resources. To combat this over-enrollment, admissions procedures were changed for the subsequent freshman class by reducing early admission offers and making greater use of the waitlist. As a result, only 6,071 freshmen entered campus in 2015.
A panel of representatives from Michigan's congressional delegation and state organizers gathered Wednesday afternoon to call for gun control legislation — namely universal background checks and the “No Fly, No Buy” measure that prevents individuals on the Federal Bureua of Investigation's No-Fly List from purchasing firearms.
The "hackathon" included 24 hours of health-related “hacking,” which involved teams pitching ideas and creating prototypes for solutions to health problems.
At the end of June, every University of Michigan police officer will carry Naloxone, a generic version of the name-brand drug Narcan that reverses the effects of an overdose by blocking opiate receptors in the brain.
“When I was deciding to do computer science, one of the main reasons that I didn’t want to do it was I never saw myself as the computer science type because I think that type is typically male,” LSA junior Kayla Fedewa said.
A month-long push by some City Council members to formally regulate commercial quadricycles — commonly referred to as “trolley pubs” — passed Monday night, albeit without the restrictions on alcohol that were originally proposed, in an 8-to-2 vote.
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.
Prominent state Democrats gathered with members of the Washtenaw County Democratic Party at Skyline High School for an annual fundraising dinner Saturday evening featuring Flint Mayor Karen Weaver as the keynote speaker.
The University of Michigan announced a 3.9 percent tuition increase for in-state students and a 4.4 percent increase for out-of-state students in their approval of the $1.83 billion University budget for fiscal year 2017 at the Board of Regents meeting Thursday.
In a split with City Council, which voted unanimously in March to consider a set of recommendations put forth by its Human Rights Commission, Ann Arbor Police Chief Jim Baird questioned the need for increased civilian oversight of the AAPD in a memo to members of council last week.