Community Affairs

Demonstrators charged with trespassing from the March 15, 2019 Washtenaw County Climate Strike appear in court Monday.

On Monday morning, six demonstrators charged with trespassing from March’s Climate Strike appeared in court for the first time.

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Over the past five years, the University of Michigan has made large-scale changes to its sexual misconduct policy.

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Following the Daily’s reporting last semester in Broken Record: Student survivor navigates painful reporting process, we sat down with five students who reporte

Former SMTD professor Stephen Shipps recently retired from the University, according to the Office of Public Affairs.

 

Former School of Music, Theatre & Dance professor Stephen Shipps, who has been accused by multiple former students of sexual harassment and misconduct, retired from the University on Feb. 28, 2019, according to an email to The Daily from University spokeswoman Kim Broekhuizen.

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Student activists joke it’s the new Tinder.

Artist Martin Vargas speaks at the Carceral State roundtable discussion on criminal justice and imprisonment, in the Hatcher Gallery Wednesday evening.

On Wednesday night, spokespeople from the Carceral State Project hosted a town hall discussion for students, faculty and community members to debate the University of Michigan’s

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In partnership with the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center, Poverty Solutions, a University of Michigan faculty-led center and presidential initiative, took on nine, year-long projects in 2019 in an effort to combat the rising rates of poverty and evictions in Michigan using a cross

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This story was updated on Jan. 17 at 11:19 am to clarify some statements made by Tessier.

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UPDATE: University spokesperson Kim Broekhuizen confirmed Tuesday afternoon that Stephen Shipps has been on leave from the University since Friday, Dec 7. He has stepped down as Chair of Strings and as director of the Strings Preparatory Academy.