Campus Life

Stanford Professor Anna Grzymala-Busse speaks about populism and the erosion of democracy at the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies Friday.

The University of Michigan Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies hosted Anna Grzymala-Busse, a political science professor at Stanford University, Friday afternoon for a lecture about the modern challenges to democracy.

Nigel Poor, a photography professor at California State University-Sacramento, speaks about her work teaching photography in the San Quentin State Prison and her podcast "Ear Hustle" in the Michigan Theater Thursday evening.

Nigel Poor, a photography professor at California State University-Sacramento, spoke at the Michigan Theater Thursday night for the Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series.

University of Michigan professors J. Alex Halderman and Walter Mebane discuss how safe the U.S. voting system is as the midterm elections approach at the Alumni Center Thursday night.

Amid questions of election security and potential system hacking in the upcoming midterm elections, Engineering prof. J. Alex Halderman spoke at the University of Michigan Alumni Center Thursday night about vulnerabilities in U.S. voting systems.

Syrian-American rapper and poet Omar Offendum shares how his experiences growing as a Syrian in the United States contributed to his growth as a rapper and artist in Angell Hall Thursday.

In a blended mix of English, Arabic, spoken word and rap, musician and activist Omar Offendum presented to a group of over 200 students and faculty on Thursday about his experiences as a Syrian-American hip-hop artist.

Reihan Salam speaks about his new book "Melting Pot or Civil War?" which discusses an argument against open borders at Weill Hall Wednesday evening.

Wednesday night, students filled the Ford School of Public Policy’s Weill Hall to listen to Reihan Salam, a political commentator, columnist and executive editor of National Review magazine, talk about his ideas on immigration policy in his new book “Melting Pot or Civil War?”


Two prominent educational and professional institutions — the American Association of University Professors and the American Political Science Association — are urging the University of Michigan to reconsider sanctions imposed on American Culture professor John Cheney-Lippold.

Brittney Williams speaks on her experience coming out as bisexual at the LGBTQ Monologues held on National Coming Out Day in Weill Hall Thursday.

Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day, but it was also the 5-year anniversary of Brittney Williams’s mother’s death.

Wai Wai Nu, international award winning human rights activist, speaks on her advocacy work with Rohingya women at the CEW+ Christobel Kotelawela Weerasinghe Lecture in the Michigan Theater Wednesday evening.

Political activist Wai Wai Nu detailed her work advocating for democracy and human rights, particularly on behalf of marginalized women and members of the Rohingya minority populat

RWFM President Dr. Linda Lee Tarver discusses the history of the Michigan Republican Party to College Republicans at the Michigan League Wednesday night.

Linda Lee Tarver, president of the Republican Women’s Federation of Michigan, and Lawrence B.

Dr. Ronni Sanlo discusses the history of the LGBT community and her personal experience at the National Coming Out Day Lecture in the School of Social Work Wednesday evening.

LGBTQ rights speaker Ronni Sanlo spoke about the importance of acknowledging the historical roots of LGBTQ activism to a group of more than 50 students, faculty and alumni Wednesday night in honor of National Coming Out* Week.