The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs hosted its first meeting under the new leadership of Chair William Schultz, professor of mechanical engineering, naval architecture and marine engineering.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg touched on multiple topics of national discussion — including free speech on college campuses and the tone of the 2016 presidential election — in his Spring Commencement address Saturday morning, to a mixed response from the crowd.
President Barack Obama will visit Flint next Wednesday in response to a request by 8-year-old Flint resident Mari Copeny, also known as “Little Miss Flint.” Copeny has been working to bring attention to the Flint water crisis and had asked to see Obama on a trip she took to Washington D.C.
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel joined the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs on Monday to discuss faculty engagement with the public, the tenure process for faculty, the incorporation of a University-wide honor code and new Internet security protocols for faculty mem
Bruce Dickson, professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University, discussed how the Chinese Communist Party remains in power and how Chinese society reacts to the regime at a lecture at the School of Social Work Monday.
The University of Michigan announced a $3 million contribution from Regent Mark Bernstein and his wife Rachel Bendit toward the new building on Central Campus that will house the Trotter Multicultural Center.
Business graduate student Joseph Tate announced his campaign for state representative in the 2nd District Sunday at the Greater Pentecostal Temple in Detroit.
Two community organizations, the Northeast Ann Arbor Community Coalition and By Any Means Necessary, staged large public protests against University of Michigan actions at Wednesday’s Board of Regents meeting.
With the deadline to register as a candidate in August’s primary elections for mayor and City Council passing on Tuesday, incumbent Mayor Christopher Taylor (D) is the presumptive Democratic nominee for mayor in November.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette (R) announced Wednesday one Department of Environmental Quality official, one former DEQ official and one Flint laboratory and water quality supervisor will be charged in connection with the ongoing Flint water crisis.