Laurita Thomas, the associate vice president for human resources, speaks at the MStaff 200 celebration on the Diag on Tuesday.
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All day on the Diag and Ingalls Mall tents were set up with activities, music, food and entertainment to honor the more than 33,000 staff members at the University of Michigan.


On Monday afternoon, the University of Michigan hosted leaders from nine of the world’s most highly ranked universities to discuss the public role of research universities for the ongoing celebration of the school's Bicentennial.

Catherine Daligga, a vice chair for the Precinct Organizing Committee, speaks at the Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center on Sunday.
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About 40 Washtenaw County residents gathered Sunday afternoon at the Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center for an event titled Mobilizing for Michigan: 2017 Listening Tour Launch.

Environmental journalist Steven Curwood talks about the role of academics and scientific communication at the AEESP Conference at Rackham on Tuesday.
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The Advancing Healthy Communities through Environmental Engineering and Science conference took place at the Michigan League Tuesday through Thursday.

Dr. Eva Feldman announced that she will step down from her position as director of the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute.
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Eva Feldman has been at the forefront of the University of Michigan’s stem cell research for decades. Since receiving her M.D. and Ph.D.

Houses in the Kerrytown neighborhood of Ann Arbor.
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Rather than merely walking across the Diag to get to class, Music, Theatre & Dance senior Mackenzie Larrance’s morning routine consists of fighting traffic during her daily commute across town from her Ypsilanti residence.

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University of Michigan alum Lehman Robinson applied to his now alma mater on a whim. As a first-generation college student coming from a low-income household, he assumed the school would be out of his family’s means — until he received his financial aid notice.

Several months after the Democratic National Committee installed its new leadership, the internal overhaul within the party was a main topic of conversation at th

The Democratic National Committee meets at the Renaissance Center in Detroit on Saturday.
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Several of the most prominent figures within the Democratic Party convened Saturday morning at the Renaissance Center in Detroit for the Democratic National Committee's seasonal executive committee meeting.

Universal Robots representative Daniel Moore demonstrates a robot at the Ann Arbor Tech Trek on Friday.
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On Friday afternoon, 70 tech companies in Ann Arbor participated in Tech Trek, an event designed to give local companies an opportunity to showcase their newest and most impressive work, organized by Ann Arbor SPARK.

Fifteen faculty and staff members attended an Office of Academic Innovation demo of a simulation website called Policymaker on Wednesday, which allows profess

Festival attendees at the MStaff 200 celebration on North University street on Tuesday.
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The MStaff200 Bicentennial Celebration Event, kicked off early Tuesday morning with tents, activities and recognitions of University of Michigan staff and faculty

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In the fall, two new automated vehicles will operate on North Campus, serving University of Michigan students and faculty.


Over 100 Ann Arbor residents and Planned Parenthood supporters rallied at the Michigan Union Wednesday night to march in opposition of the Republican health care bill quickly and quietly making its way through the

Ann Arbor mayor Christopher Taylor at a city council meeting on May 15, 2017.
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Ann Arbor City Council convened for another biweekly meeting Monday night, passing an ordinance making it easier for residents to register to vote as well as a resolution committing the city to the goals of the Paris Climate Accords.

Football Coach Jim Harbaugh at the University of Michigan announced he might ask former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama to be honorary captains at a fall football game. 

Booksellers crowd the street at the Ann Arbor Book Festival on Saturday.
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Dozens of Ann Arbor residents and University of Michigan students walked between 4th and 5th Avenue for the 14th annual Ann Arbor Book Festival Saturday afternoon.

Nick Lyon, the director of the state of Michigan's Department of Health and Human Services, is now facing charges of involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office in connection with the Flint water crisis, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette

The University of Michigan was praised at the Tony Awards, Sunday night.

Gavin Creel dedicated his award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance in “Hello, Dolly!” to the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Creel graduated in 1998.

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Two University of Michigan Ross School of Business alumni won a $1 million investment for their app, Companion, on the first episode of Apple’s new series Planet of the App