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Robert Ritchie, better known as his stage name Kid Rock, became the second Rock to announce his consideration of candidacy for a major political office Wednesday

Football Coach Jim Harbaugh at the University of Michigan announced he might ask former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama to be honorary captains at a fall football game. 

The University of Michigan was praised at the Tony Awards, Sunday night.

Gavin Creel dedicated his award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance in “Hello, Dolly!” to the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Creel graduated in 1998.

Two Ann Arbor restaurants may have been exposed to measles.

There is a possibility that two Ann Arbor restaurants have been exposed to measles, according to a Washtenaw County Public Health


When the elevator in your apartment is stuck, you blame it on the landlord. Most would never expect Ben Carson, the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, however, to be in this situation himself. 

Chairs were set up on the Diag last week as part of the Stumbling Blocks art installation.

Chairs used in last week’s notable Stumbling Blocks exhibit on affirmative action will not be put to such symbolic use much longer.

Heather Ann Thompson, a professor of history in the Afro-American and African Studies Department, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in history for her novel “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its

Ann Arbor restaurant BurgerFi shut down abruptly, with only a sign on the door to notify customers. 

Making a pun on the culinary arts, the University of Michigan Bicentennial Office held a Feast of Ideas on Thursday night, providing an “intellectual sampler” of short talks representing some of the University's academic offerings.

School of Music, Theatre, & Dance Dean Aaron Dworkin introduces the Symphony Orchestra at Hill Auditorium in June 2016.

School of Music, Theatre & Dance Dean Aaron Dworkin announced Wednesday afternoon he will be stepping down from his position effective Aug. 15, because of family commitments.