Alum Jonté Jones speaks about racism and safety at the university following the recent elections in Angell Hall on Thursday.
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The Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center’s Bystander Intervention and Community Engagement program, which hosts workshops to equip bystanders with the necessary skills to intervene, held a panel discussion about racism and safety at the University of Michigan Thursday night.

Regent Laurence Deitch receives an award from Regent Katherine White for his time serving on the Board of Regents at the Board of Regents meeting Thursday.
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The University of Michigan Board of Regents honored outgoing Regent Laurence Deitch (D) with the title of Regent Emeritus at their December meeting, the last of Deitch’s 24 years of service.

Students, faculty, staff and the general public were invited to the University of Michigan College of Engineering Design Expo to hear students discuss their multidisciplinary design projects Thursday.

Dundee resident LeRoy Whipple owns and manages Whip's Dog Days Hot Dogs located near CC Little.
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Whip’s Dog Days has been a staple business at the University of Michigan for almost 25 years, serving students Koegel hot dogs at C.C. Little out of the back of a trailer.

With the fall semester coming to a close, Central Student Government has set the groundwork for campaign initiatives it hopes to carry out next year, including engaging more with the student body through scholarships and an anti-racism campaign called “It Starts with Me.”

Tuesday, the University of Michigan Health System was ranked among the top teaching hospitals in the country by the Leapfrog Group — a nonprofit group that reports on the quality of health care pr

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, visited Central Student Government to show support for a resolution 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.

According to the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department, there were 330 MIP-related citations given out in 2015 and 283 thus far in 2016.
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On a Thursday night in September, a LSA freshman named Hannah — who asked that only her first name be used because she is discussing underage drinking — had a few mixed drinks with her friends in her dorm room before going out.

In their last meeting of the calendar year, the University of Michigan Board of Regents discussed issues including construction, honorary degrees and campus climate in front of more than 50 attendees in the Michigan Union Thursday afternoon.

The University of Michigan Board of Regents unanimously approved a new School of Environment and Sustainability, which will take the place of the current School of Natural Resources and Environment, at their December meeting Thursday afternoon.

Tuesday night, a federal judge halted the 2016 presidential election recount in Michigan, which Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein requested a few weeks ago. 

Earlier this month, the Michigan House of Representatives introduced a bill to adjust the Michigan National Guard State Tuition Assistance Program. The bill, which was introduced by Rep.

 Theatre & Drama Prof. Anita Gonzalez and Dance Associate Prof. Robin Wilson discuss diversity in the arts for the Diversity Next! series at North Quad Wednesday.
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An opera professor, an investigative choreographer, an Ann Arbor resident, a graduate student and about seven other arts-interested individuals all convened Wednesday in a community room in North Quad to discuss the importance of including arts in the diversity conversation as part of the D

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.