Campus Life

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The Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security and Administrator of the National Nuclear Administration, Lisa Gordon Haggerty, discusses the need for scientists in the field of nuclear security at the Duderstadt Library Tuesday.

Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, Under Secretary for Nuclear Security and Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration, visited the Duderstadt Center Tuesday as part of a recruiting event for the National Security Enterprises. Approximately 30 students and researchers attended.

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Daily staff reporters Jasmin Lee and Calder Lewis took a deep dive into the University’s mental health services and efforts in this three-part series.

The first installment discusses student complaints to on-campus mental health resources. In the second article, students examine alternate resources, such as the student-led Wolverine Support Network. The final installment compares U-M resources to that of other comparable Universities.

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After 20 months of construction, the Michigan Union reopened to the public Monday with a grand opening ceremony featuring E. Royster Harper, outgoing vice president of Student Life, and Amy White, incoming vice president of Student Life and director of the Union.

The newly renovated Union has several new features including updated study spaces and a new atrium, however restaurants such as MI Burger and Taco Bell have yet to open.

The Life Sciences Orchestra, the symphonic orchestra for members of the life sciences community at the University, performs at Hill Auditorium Sunday afternoon.

On Sunday afternoon, the Life Sciences Orchestra, sponsored by Gifts of Art at Michigan Medicine, held their free winter concert in front of a large audience of students and members

Students discuss surveillance and Islamophobia at the Dana Building Thursday evening.

Approximately 40 students gathered Thursday evening in the Samuel T. Dana Building to participate in a conversation surrounding the modern state of surveillance in Muslim, Arab, Southeast Asian and North African communities in the United States. 

Students browse booths at EnginFest, an engineering-focused student organization fair, at the Duderstadt Center Thursday afternoon.

The Engineering Student Government held EnginFest, a club fair for engineering organizations, on Thursday at the Duderstadt Center to promote interest in engineering student groups.

Janelle Goodwill, a PhD candidate in Social Work and Psychology, speaks at a town hall to discuss mental health at Rackham Graduate School Thursday afternoon.

 

Rackham student Julio Ferreira is finishing his second year in the College of Engineering: a critical year for a PhD student. In a few months, he will need to complete his dissertation proposal. Lately, Ferreira has been feeling overwhelmed with the workload he needs to undertake. 

Levi McLaughlin, Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at North Caroline State University, discusses the role of religion and politics in Japan at Weiser Hall Thursday afternoon.

Approximately 50 people came to Weiser Hall Thursday afternoon for a presentation from Levi McLaughlin, Toyota Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies.

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Following the U.S. airstrike that killed former Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, hundreds of protesters gathered outside the front steps of Angel Hall this Wednesday for a “No War On Iran” demonstration.

The event featured nine speakers, including University of Michigan students and a professor, who spoke out against U.S. imperialism and possible war in Iran.