Academics

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A Reddit megathread discussing this year’s 2020 University of Michigan admissions cycle has already generated more than 150 comments of applicants speculating when the

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University of Michigan students transferring between schools or colleges on the Ann Arbor campus struggle to bring their credits with them, leading many to take on additional semesters to fulfill distribution requirements.

SACUA Chair Joy Beatty shares University updates at a Senate Assembly meeting in the Michigan League Monday afternoon.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met Monday afternoon to discuss updates and changes within the Faculty Senate. 

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LSA junior Kathleen Young is applying to medical schools this summer and said advisers are important to help address a “secret checklist” of requirements to be accepted into medical school. This checklist includes volunteering, research and shadowing doctors. 

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LSA junior Stephen Dinka arrived at the Shapiro Undergraduate Library basement hoping to receive help with his Foundations of Computer Science course, EECS 376, homework at office hours.

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After running into a waitlist of more than 100 students for RCASL 100, a prerequisite American Sign Language course at the University, LSA freshman Hannah Shipley created a petition to increase resources for the language.

The petition calls for expansion of the course, faculty and resources for the ASL program.

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University of Michigan students are opting to take math classes at other schools because of the reputation of the department’s classes being more difficult, students told The Daily.

Mary Jo Callan, Director of the Ginsberg Center, informs SACUA members on how to encourage civic engagement in the classroom and across campus leading up to the 2020 Presidential Debate at Palmer Commons Monday afternoon.

The University of Michigan Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met at Palmer Commons Monday afternoon to discuss how to increase civic engagement on campus in advance of the upcoming primary elections.

SACUA Chair Joy Beatty discusses the e-voting process for SACUA nominations during a meeting in Fleming Administration Building Monday afternoon.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs met on Monday to discuss the SACUA Nominating committee, e-voting and the qualifications for tenure.