Campus Life

Barnard Center for Research on Women Researcher Andrea J. Richtie discusses police brutality towards women of color in Hatcher Thursday

“What’s the first name that comes to mind when you think of police brutality?” Andrea Ritchie asked a crowd of about fifty people Thursday night during her talk at the Hatcher Graduate

Claudia Rankine discusses ways that contemporary theater and performance can catalyze and promote social justice in America at the Michigan Theater Thursday evening.

Nearly every seat in the Michigan Theater’s main auditorium was filled Thursday night to hear poet and essayist Claudia Rankine discuss her transition from print to the stage, as part of the Penny Stamps Speaker Series.

Michel DeGraff, professor of Linguistics at MIT, presents Martin Luther King Jr's dream through the lens of linguistics and education at the Inaugural MLK Commemorative Lecture in the Michigan League Thursday.

Professor of linguistics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michel DeGraff thinks Haiti needs a paradigm shift. 

Students gather to mourn the loss of Zainab Ansari, an 8-year-old who was raped and murdered in Pakistan, during a vigil at the Diag Thursday evening.

University of Michigan student organization Michigan Pakistanis held a vigil Thursday night to honor Zainab Ansari, an eight-year-old girl who was raped and

Panelists discuss their experiences surrounding topics of underrepresented identities in the workplace at the Alumni Center Wednesday.

Approximately 40 students gathered in the Alumni Center Wednesday night to listen as a diverse cast of panelists — many of them recent University of Michigan graduates —  shared their personal experiences and answered questions regarding power dynamics and intersectionality of identities in the w

Entrepreneur Suneel Gupta presents tips and strategies regarding how to become a successful entrepreneur at the Michigan League Wednesday.

Central Student Government hosted the kickoff and information session for Innovate, a public service pitch competition, in the Michigan League Wednesday evening with approximately 100 studen

Steven Salaita, an American author, scholar and activist, speaks about his latest book and the lingering effects of colonization on modern countries at Weiser Tuesday.

On Tuesday, Steven Salaita, an American author, scholar and activist, spoke about his latest book, "Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine,” and the lingering effects of colonization on modern countries.

Lydia Polgreen, editor-in-chief of news blog HuffPost, discusses her relationship with journalism in her lecture entitled “Who gets to define American Values,” given as part of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium at Rackham Tuesday.

Lydia Polgreen, editor-in-chief of news blog HuffPost, discussed her relationship with journalism and the way in which her past affects her vision of present-day America in her lecture entitled “Who gets to define American Values,” given as part of the University of Michigan’s 

Colleen Fitzgerald, director of the Native American Languages Lab at the University of Texas at Arlington, gives an academic talk on the importance of Native Languages for reclaiming cultural identity at East Hall Friday.

In the first event of the University of Michigan’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Yale Law professor James Forman Jr. speaks about how even policies with good intentions have contributed to mass incarceration in America at the Law School Monday.

On Monday, as a part of the University of Michigan’s Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.