Campus Life

Cheryl Brown Henderson, daughter of Reverend Oliver L. Brown, one of 12 parents who filed suit against the Board of Education, speaks at the MLK Symposium about the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education at the Michigan League Ballroom Monday morning.

Activist Cheryl Brown Henderson delivered a lecture on the legacy of landmark desegregation Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education before hundreds of people in the Michigan League Ballroom Monday afternoon. The talk was part of the University of Michigan’s Martin Luther King Jr.

Angela Davis, an activist, author, and distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of California, Santa Cruz, was the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King, Jr. symposium at Hill Auditorium Monday morning.

In commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, activist Angela Davis also gave a keynote speech this past Monday on the MLK Jr. symposium theme, “The (Mis)Education of the U.S.”

The lecture was one of many events dedicated to MLK this past Monday. Susan Rice, former United Nations Ambassador and former National Security Advisor, also spoke Monday morning at Annenberg Auditorium.

Rina Agarwala, Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University, gives a lecture titled "Managing Migrants: Class and Emigration from India" in Weiser Hall Friday afternoon.

Rina Agarwala, associate professor of sociology at Johns Hopkins University discussed the history of Indian emigration at Weiser Hall on Friday afternoon. 

Student volunteers speak on the "Costs of Activism" event, part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium, at the Newnan Advising Center Monday.

Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center hosted a talk about the “Costs of Activism” as part of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. symposium.

Dr. Joseph Hill presents "Black Deaf, and Disabled: Navigating the Institutional, Ideological, and Linguistic Barries with Intersectional Identities in the United States" in East Hall Friday.

Joseph C. Hill, professor at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, spoke on the stigma surrounding sign language and the discrimination that follows on Friday evening.

Former CEO and President of JetBlue, David Barger, discusses leadership and his professional journey with U of M students at Mani Osteria Friday night.

Dave Barger, co-founder of JetBlue Airways and University of Michigan alum, spoke at an event hosted by the Barger Leadership Institute as  part of its “BLI Dinner With” series.

Robert E. Quinn, co-founder of Center for Positive Organizations, speaks on social excellence at Robertson Auditorium Thursday evening.

Professor Emeritus of management and organizations Robert E. Quinn, co-founder of the Center for Positive Organizations, spoke to about 100 students and educators about bringing out the best in employees and students on Thursday afternoon at the Ross School of Business.


This is the third installment of a three-part series investigating student mental health at the University of Michigan. The Daily interviewed students on campus, students across the country and prominent leaders of mental health to contribute to this series.

Jenny Radesky, assistant professor of pediatrics, discusses mobile device measurement approaches during a lecture in North Quad Thursday afternoon.

Approximately 15 students and faculty gathered in North Quad Thursday afternoon to hear Jenny Radesky, Medical School assistant professor, share her research on the effects of technology and media usage on child development.