A group of students from School of Music, Theatre & Dance Prof. Ashley Lucas’s Latino/a theater program for social change present a performance about the Flint water crisis at a Central Student Government meeting in the Michigan Union Tuesday.
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A group of students from School of Music, Theatre & Dance Prof.

Carla Pfeffer, assistant professor of sociology and women’s studies at the University of South Carolina, answers questions after her talk on cisgender women and transgender men at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender Tuesday.
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About 25 students, faculty and staff members gathered Tuesday evening in Lane Hall for “Queering Families: The Postmodern Partnerships of Cisgender Women and Transgender Men,” a lecture that focused on the unique perspectives of cisgender women who are in relationships with transgender men.

By Any Means Necessary, a national coalition that aims to defend affirmative action, immigrant rights and equality, presented Central Student Government with a resolution to show support for undocumented students on campus during their Tuesday meeting.

Students tailgate before the game in Ann Arbor.
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Though crime statistics from the University of Michigan home football game days follow no clear trajectory, police and students have observed trends such as game time and weather that may have influenced arrests, hospitalizations and ejections.

About 150 students gathered in the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union Monday night for a mental health speak out sponsored by all four councils of the University of Michigan Greek life.

Michigan state senator Rebekah Warren (D) bids Sabra Briere farewell at the Ann Arbor City Council on Monday.
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Sabra Briere (D–Ward 1) officially resigned from Ann Arbor City Council at Monday evening’s council meeting. The vacancy was immediately filled by Jason Frenzel, who will now serve the remaining year of Briere’s two-year term.

David Wright, associate professor of accounting, discusses gender equity in SACUA at the Fleming Administrative building on Monday
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Sean DeMonner, the information systems executive director of teaching and learning, highlighted the need for more faculty training and discussed the migration from CTools to Canvas with the the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs Monday.

The Islamic Center of Ann Arbor received an anti-Muslim letter last Wednesday, referring to Muslims as “children of Satan” and President-elect Donald Trump as the “new sheriff in town” who will “cleanse America.”

A federal judge has recently mandated that the state of Michigan deliver weekly supplies of 395,000 cases of water to Flint until its water crisis is resolved, denying

The University of Michigan will receive about $100,000 in state grant funding to combat sexual assault, according to a Tuesday press release.

Eight people affiliated with BAMN, the coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary, gathered Tuesday afternoon on the steps of Hatcher Graduate Library to advocate against the deportation of immigrants.

Robin Coleman is a professor of communication studies and Afroamerican and African studies.
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This article is part of a series of University researcher profiles. 

Sen. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) speaks to audience members during President Barack Obama's visit to Ann Arbor at the Ray L. Fisher Stadium on November 7, 2016.
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Sen. Debbie Dingell (D–Mich.) announced Thursday that the University of Michigan will be given a $2,470,600 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s University Transportation Centers to research connected and automated vehicles.

Thursday, the University of Michigan Board of Regents will hold their final meeting of the calendar year.

Slated to begin last Friday, election recount efforts in Michigan were put on hold until Monday morning after President-elect Donald Trump’s lawyers

Scott Stonington, assistant professor of anthropology and internal medicine physician, speaks about ontology and chronic pain through case studies in Thailand at Tisch Hall  on Monday.
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Scott Stonington, assistant professor of anthropology and internal medicine physician, explored a Thai physician’s claim that chronic pain doesn’t exist in Thailand during his lecture, “Toward Anti-Ontology: The Unmaking of Chronic Pain in Thailand” Monday afternoon.

Another Wolverine will join President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet, as Dr. Ben Carson was announced as the administration’s pick for secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Monday.


The University of Michigan was ranked among the nation’s top three schools for  undergraduate entrepreneurship opportunities and sixth for graduate

The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday it will not approve construction plans on the Dakota Access Pipeline crossing under a lake near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.