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Data concerning number of applicants and admission rates at the University

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.

Engineering junior AJ Goldstein presents his app Balance at A2 Health Hacks at Palmer Commons on Wednesday.
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The "hackathon" included 24 hours of health-related “hacking,” which involved teams pitching ideas and creating prototypes for solutions to health problems.

Eastern Michigan University police officer Mike Anderson practices administering Naloxone at EMU on Wednesday.
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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.

Enrollment by gender in various schools within the University
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“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.

Ann Arbor Mayor Christopher Taylor listens at a City Council meeting on Monday
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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.

Carnegie Mellon University student Caitlin Drummond presents at the Health Science Communication conference in the Michigan League on Saturday.
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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.

University President Mark Schlissel attended a Regents meeting at the Michigan Union on April 21st.
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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.

Ypsilanti resident Khaman Thomas holds a banner in protest against police violence on November 9, 2015.
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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.

A University of Michigan research study shows that “Ban the Box” legislation may lead to an increase in racial discrimination by employers.

According to a recent University of Michigan study, duration, type of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medication and age of ADHD onset are strongly correlated to substance use during the adolescent

In fall 2015, private gifts to the University of Michigan College of Engineering totaled nearly $46.5 million.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin to uphold the university’s affirmative action policy in a 4 to 3 vote Thursday.

Since 2002, tuition revenue has increased by over $800 million — a 135 percent increase — far outpacing similar institutions such as Ohio State University and the University of California system, both of which have seen approximately 52 percent increases.

About 50 veterans, union employees and family members gathered at the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Hospital Wednesday to protest the proposed federal privatization of veteran health care.

Patients, family and friends of the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of Michigan gathered Friday afternoon to open a butterfly healing garden in the hospital’s courtyard.

Friday evening at the second annual Ann Arbor Tech Trek, local residents and visitors from around the country were invited to explore a host of technology companies based in downtown Ann Arbor.

Michigan first lady Sue Snyder announced her plans for the second annual Inform. Empower. Prevent. Let’s End Campus Sexual Assault summit Tuesday afternoon, which will be held Sept.

A recent University of Michigan study shows that racial and gender differences can affect one’s death anxiety — or fear of death — and subsequently affect the best ways to reduce these feelings.