Campus Life

Public policy professor Brendan Nyhan, a political scientist, discusses his research into who reads fake news and the role of Facebook in exposing people to it in a seminar at North Quad Monday.

According to Public Policy professor Brendan Nyhan, fake news may have a more complex impact on the American public than experrts previously thought.

Student employees at the Union were informed of the renovation plans years before the building closed for construction.

With the renovation of the Michigan Union estimated to continue until early Winter 2020 and renovation of the Central Campus Recreational Building beginning in 2021, these facilities will remain closed due to construction.

The Michigan Marching Band released a statement regarding St. Clair’s passing late Saturday morning.

According to an announcement from the marching band, Maggie St.

Rackham student Vidhya Aravind speaks at the Transgender Day of Remembrance event, hosted by the Spectrum Center, at the Michigan League Tuesday evening.

The University of Michigan Spectrum Center hosted its annual memorial to honor and commemorate the lives of transgender individuals lost in acts of transphobia and cis-sexism at the Michigan League on Tuesday night.

Youngju Ryu, associate professor of Asian Languages and Cultures, speaks about South Korea's podcast revolution in Osterman Common Room Tuesday afternoon

Youngju Ryu, Institute for the Humanities Hunting Family Faculty Fellow and associate professor of Asian Languages and Cultures, spoke to approximately 40 students and faculty in Osterman Common Room Tuesday afternoon about the role of new media in South Korea’s protest culture.

Mandy Coterillo, alumni chair of Zeta Omega Eta and co-host of SHIFT, hugs an attendee of SHIFT at the League Ballroom Monday evening.

Featuring a mix of visual art, written word and performances by University of Michigan students with a diverse range of gender identities, the annual SHIFT talent showcase was held Monday to explore and celebrate the theme of gender.

Members of the University of Michigan Dance Marathon gathered in Angell Hall Sunday evening for its triennial Family Circle to hear from two of the families and two of the therapy programs DMUM has supported.

Students and faculty gathered Friday night for a Native American Heritage Month event, a historical discussion of the Burt Lake Burnout led by historian Richard Wiles and the Burt Lake Tribal Council.

LSA fifth year senior Hoai An Pham speaks at a breakout session held by the Michigan Student Power Network during the Organizing Against White Supremacy conference in Mason Hall Friday.

In response to the growing visibility of white nationalist movements across the country and subsequent debates about free speech, the social justice nonprofit Michigan Student Power Network hosted a workshop Friday afternoon about the power of community organizing and action.

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WeListen hosted an event Thursday night in the Ford School of Public Policy featuring Shadi Abu Awwad, the relative of various Palestinian leaders during the First Intifada, and Hanan Schlesinger, an Orthodox Jewish rabbi and teacher.