Campus Life

As political organizations on campus grapple with the results of the 2016 election amid student protests, plans from across the spectrum to move forward vary. 

Political Science Prof. Andrei Markovits speaks about his new book, Hillel at Michigan, at Hillel on Sunday.

Political Science Prof. Andrei Markovits launched his new book, “Hillel at Michigan 1926/27-1945: Struggles of Jewish Identity in a Pivotal Era,” at the University of Michigan Hillel Building Sunday, the day before the organization’s 90th anniversary.

LSA freshman Sikander “Sonny” Khan was recently named Michigan’s 2016 Youth Volunteer of the Year.

LSA freshman Sikander “Sonny” Khan, a volunteer at his local hospital, nursing home and high school was recently named the state of Michigan’s 2016 Youth Volunteer of the Year — though in an interview, he said hates award ceremonies.

Alum Jonté Jones speaks about racism and safety at the university following the recent elections in Angell Hall on Thursday.

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.

 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

About 150 students gathered in the Pendleton Room of the Michigan Union Monday night for a mental health speak out sponsored by all four councils of the University of Michigan Greek life.

Justice Richard Bernstein, the first blind justice to ever serve on the Michigan Supreme Court, presents on the value of inclusion at the Michigan Hillel on Sunday.

Richard Bernstein, Michigan Supreme Court justice, spoke on the importance of inclusion Sunday at the University of Michigan Hillel as part of the University’s

LSA sophomore Alexandrea Somers gives a presentation at the Michigan Foreign Policy Council Fall Conference at Rackham Amphitheater on Sunday.

Sunday, the Michigan Foreign Policy Council held its inaugural conference in the Rackham Amphitheatre, presenting the research club members conducted over the course of the semester to 30 audience members.