Campus Life

The University of Michigan is no stranger to outer space. Now, with the closure of the University's Bicentennial, a first-ever time capsule — containing information all about a modern Michigan — will be launched into the cosmos.

Education leaders discuss higher public education at the Center for the Study of Higher Educations 60th anniversary event at the School of Education Friday.

The Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education celebrated its 60th anniversary during the University of Michigan’s Bicentennial with a reunion weekend conference. Featuring 25 guest panelists, the conference celebrated a weekend of learning in the School of Education Building.

Laurita Thomas, associate Vice President and chief human resource officer, and President Mark Schlissel gave speeches on the new public artwork on campus, "Arriving Home" by Dennis Oppenheim, on Friday in front of the C.C. Little Building.

Pop-up tents and exhibits showcasing the future of the University of Michigan littered the Diag on Friday as the University concluded celebrations for its Bicentennial. 

The Project "University of Michigan Mobile Learning Labs" wins first place at the yearlong competition "Campus of the Future" at the Power Center Thursday.

As a part of the Bicentennial celebration, the University of Michigan held the Campus of the Future competition finale at the Power Center on Thursday to celebrate the finalists in the Student

Journalist David Fahrenthold answers questions before presenting at the Trump, Twitter, and Fake News Lecture presented by Wallace House at the Mendelssohn Theatre Thursday

Pulitzer-Prize-winning Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold used social media throughout the 2016 presidential election to expose inconsistencies in the claims of now-President Donald Trump.

Bernard David, chairman of the Global CO2 Initiative, presents at the Graham Sustainability Institute's "Transforming CO2 from a Liability into an Asset" Wednesday at Munger Graduate Residences.

Talk of carbon dioxide in U.S. politics usually revolves around how to reduce its emission into the atmosphere.


The Center for the Education of Women will be welcoming award-winning actress Laverne Cox to the University of Michigan as the final event for the 2017 CEW Spectrum of Advocacy and Activism Symposium.

Tim Retzloff discusses the beginnings of LGBTQ history on UM's campus in Angell Hall Tuesday.

Tim Retzloff, professor of history at Michigan State University and University of Michigan alum, connected LGBTQ history at the University of Michigan to the University's bicentennial year in his lecture Tuesday, “Maize, Blue, and Lavender: Revisiting U-M's LGBTQ Past.”

Hillary Handelsman, writer's assistant for CBS, speaks to students at the Entertainment Media Career Exploration event hosted by the Communication Studies Department Friday in the Michigan Union.

In an effort to increase awareness of opportunities within the communications field and to build alumni involvement with students, the University of Michigan’s Department of Communication Studies introduced its career exploration series event Friday at the Michigan Union.

New York Times op-ed columnist Charles Blow speaks Friday in Rackham.

Discussing the role the media played — and continues to play — in Trump’s election and presidency was the central theme of The New York Times’s visual op-ed columnist, Charles Blow's talk “President Donald Trump, Arrogance and Democracy,” Friday evening.