BY ANASTASSIOS ADAMOPOULOS
Protesters were lined up Thursday night to condemn the Ford School of Public Policy’s guest speaker John Negroponte, former director of national intelligence, former U.S. ambassador, former deputy secretary of state and currently a professor at Yale University.
BY YARDAIN AMRON
Deborah Loewenberg Ball, dean of the School of Education, received the 2014 Edward C. Pomeroy Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education, the University announced Thursday.
BY IAN DILLINGHAM
Upon their return from Spring Break, students on North Campus will have to change their daily routine with the closure of the Pierpont Commons Café for renovations. The former Commons Café will be overhauled and reopened as the Fireside Café in the fall.
BY IAN DILLINGHAM AND AMIA DAVIS
Taylor & Colt, an upscale men’s barber-spa, is expected to open its first U.S. franchise location on East Liberty Street sometime this summer. The Canada-based company currently operates five other locations in the Toronto area.
BY ARIANA ASSAF
An announcement from the University last Tuesday said the collaborative group received a $2.8 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to support the research.
BY IAN DILLINGHAM
The Student Union of Michigan hosted a protest to voice concerns about the administration’s handling of sexual misconduct cases on campus.
BY CAROLINE BARON
In a lecture Tuesday, Joseph Kolars, senior associate dean for education and global initiatives at the Medical School, emphasized the development of a curriculum that produces socially aware students. The lecture occurred as part of a series of town hall meetings aimed at professors, researchers, students and other members of the Medical School community.
BY YARDAIN AMRON
The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute involves a conglomerate of more than 50 companies, nonprofits and universities — including the University of Michigan — and is expected to create 10,000 jobs in the region during the next five years.
BY CLAIRE BRYAN
University President Mary Sue Coleman and E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life, sat with about 30 students in the Pond Room of the Michigan Union Monday for their monthly fireside chat, which serves as an opportunity to hear and respond to student concerns on campus.
BY BRIE WINNEGA
During their weekly meeting Monday, Maize Rage — the student-organized cheering section for a the University’s men’s basketball team — discussed the confusion that occurred before Sunday’s basketball game against Michigan State.
BY CLAIRE BRYAN
While the monthly meetings of the University’s Board of Regents could be considered efficient, complaints have recently been surfacing that the University's governing body is abusing Michigan’s Open Meetings Act.
BY PAULA FRIEDRICH
In Rembrandt’s painting The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, inquisitive doctors in ruffled, white collars and goatees lean over a cadaver lit in the soft focus of the painter’s signature light. A print of this piece of interwoven science and art is perhaps nowhere better placed than where it hangs above the desk of Melissa Gross, associate professor of movement science, in the Central Campus Recreation Building.
BY EMMA KERR
The future of the AATA’s services is hinged on a proposed $700,000 millage that will appear on the May 6 ballot in three Washtenaw County communities.
BY ALLANA AKHTAR
Herrero-Olaizola was born in Bilbao, Spain, a city in the Northern Basque country. He had five siblings and was the youngest of the sons. In Spain, he attended a Catholic school for his primary education.
BY AMABEL KAROUB
While Abbey’s study focused on a broader age group, she said there have been many studies involving college students, as college is a time when sexual aggression is very common. Abbey attributed this prevalence to the social environment that encourages heavy drinking and casual sex.
BY WILL GREENBERG
The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights will investigate the University’s response to a Title IX complaint concerning a 2009 sexual misconduct case involving former kicker Brendan Gibbons.
BY JACK TURMAN
While the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights commences its investigation regarding a Title IX complaint lodged against the University, other Big Ten schools are also grappling with the implementation of revised sexual misconduct guidelines.
BY RACHEL PREMACK
Prof. Megan Sweeney was recently named an Arthur F. Thurnau professor in recognition of her work in undergraduate teaching. Even though she’s teaching seminars in race and gender instead of how to multiply fractions, Sweeney said she values relationships with former students.
BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN
The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights announced Tuesday it would investigate the 2009 sexual misconduct case involving former Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons, demanding access to all documents related to disciplinary proceedings after 2011, among other files.
BY AUSTEN HUFFORD
Since April 2011, the University has quickly created both an interim and a final Student Sexual Misconduct Policy that changed how the University deals with these allegations, but has often struggled to convey the significance of these changes to a student body.