Growing up on Detroit’s West Side, Walter Stevenson, an engineering junior at the University of Michigan, never saw anything wrong with the Detroit Public Schools district.

UM Flint Chancellor Susan Borrego speaks at the University of Michigan Board of Regents Meeting in Flint on Thursday.
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At Thursday's University of Michigan Board of Regents meeting in Flint, the board discussed the recent growth in research investment and the rise in funding and endowments more generally.

Nursing student Tyler Trapp and fellow nursing students clap moments before the UM Flint School of Nursing was approved at the Regents Meeting in Flint on Thursday.
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Several University of Michigan regents and chief executives cheered after unanimously approving the creation of a new nursing school to the Flint campus during their annual meeting in Flint Thursday evening.

Students for Choice hosted its 4th annual Abortion Speak Out, a gathering for individuals of the community to share and listen to stories of abortion, Thursday night.

Alexander W. Joel, Chief of the Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency, and David Medine, former chair of the Federal Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board,  discuss cyber security at the SUMIT 2016 in Rackham Auditorium on Thursday.
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The University of Michigan hosted speakers from the technical, legal and operational sectors of cyber security, to discuss the field’s latest trends and threats for its 12th annual cyber security conference Thursday.

Wednesday afternoon, more than 40 people — the majority from the University of Michigan Romance Language and Literature Department — participated in a demonstration on the Diag as a part of the “Ni Una Menos” movement, with the aim of exposing violence toward women in Latin America and the

Public policy freshman Anna Lenhart watches the third presidential debate with the College Democrats at the School of Public Policy Wednesday.
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At watch parties for the final presidential debate Wednesday night, hosted by the University of Michigan’s chapters of College Democrats and Students for Hillary as well as the College Republicans, students divided along party lines with two distinct interpretations of who won the debate an

Ann Arbor resident Sara Abrams carries a sign to protest park closures due to a deer cull resolution at City Hall on Monday.
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The city of Ann Arbor has begun planning for this year's wintertime deer cull, the second iteration of the city’s four-year plan to manage its deer population.

 Ron Weiser in his office on Main Street on October 29, 2014.
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This article is part of a Michigan Daily series profiling the four candidates seeking a seat on the Board of Regents this November at the University of Michigan.

Tim Kaine speaks at a rally at Focus: HOPE in Detroit on Tuesday.
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Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine visited Detroit Tuesday to present Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s plan to eliminate poverty across the United States.

University President Mark Schlissel and The Board of Regents announced on Thursday the appointment of Kelli Trosvig as the University of Michigan’s first vice president for information technology and chief information officer, effective Nov. 14.

In honor of the University of Michigan's upcoming bicentennial celebrations, the University is planning to send a time capsule spaceship into orbit around Earth — the first time capsule of its kind, according to the Michigan Bicentennial Archive

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers will soon begin to create databases of blood profiles to improve cancer patient care research as part of Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot

LSA Senior David Schafer, Central Student Government President, presents the Leadership Engagement Scholarship at the Regents Meeting in Flint on Thursday.
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At the Board of Regents meeting Thursday afternoon, LSA senior David Schafer, Central Student Government president, announced the creation of a new scholarship at the University of Michigan for undergraduate and graduate students involved in campus organizations.

On Tuesday, DiagKNOWstics Learning, an educational company in Ann Arbor, posted an educational rap video on YouTube and Facebook called “Let’s Go Out and Vote!” that explains the Electoral College, targeting you

Economics Prof. John Leahy speaks at the inaugural Allen Sinai Lecture titled "The Economics of Wishful Thinking" at the Ford School of Public Policy on Tuesday.
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At the inaugural Allen Sinai Lecture Thursday, Economics Prof.

Prof. Mary Kelly in her office on October 4, 2016.
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This article is part of an ongoing series profiling researchers at the University of Michigan.

The Michigan Solar House as it sits in the  Matthaei Botanical Gardens.
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The Michigan Solar House, a completely solar-powered, renewable energy dependent 459 square foot innovation, has been placed up for bid as of Thursday, by the University.

World Bank Chief Economist Justin Lin and Ford School professor John Ciorciari have an in depth conversation about Sino-U.S. economic relations at the School of Public policy Wednesday afternoon.
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The Ford School of Public Policy hosted a policy talk Wednesday afternoon featuring Justin Lin, former World Bank Chief Economist, on the future of economic relations between the U.S. and China.

What do Drake and actress Emily Blunt have in common?  They each gave Ann Arbor a shoutout on their recent Saturday Night Live appearances.