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School of Music, Theatre & Dance professor Stephen Shipps, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct over the past 40 years, will officially be retiring in May 2019, according to emails sent to his students and obtained by The Michigan Daily.

The Chi Omega sorority house after the Ann Arbor fire department left Thursday night.

On Thursday at approximately 8 p.m., the Chi Omega sorority house caught fire. There were approximately six fire trucks along Washtenaw Avenue, leading to police closures from Hill Street to South University Avenue.   

The University of Michigan approved a new Graduate Certificate in Computational Neuroscience, which will be jointly administered by the Neuroscience Graduate Program and the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering.

Brothers of the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity, according to texts and a Freedom of Information Act report acquired by The Ann Arbor News, ran a “40-yard dash” atop new members’ bac

With Thanksgiving leftovers dwindling and winter parties starting to full swing, students are trying to make use of extra food.

The new staff ombuds will follow a similar model to the student and faculty ombuds, providing support services to staff primarily at Michigan Medicine and the Ann Arbor campus who wish to discuss complaints and questions about University operations.

The University of Michigan named Jacqueline Bowman as its first ombuds for University staff on Monday, filling the new position in the Office of the Ombuds next year. 

About a dozen community members hosted a small vigil Thursday evening on the Diag in support of Ukrainian sovereignty after recent Russian aggression against the country.

On Wednesday, Michigan state Senate Republicans voted 26 to 12 to roll back minimum wage and paid sick leave laws that had been initiated by citizens in the form of petitions. This vote came amid criticism from state Senate Democrats over Republicans’ lame-duck maneuvers.

According to a court opinion filed Monday, a federal judge ruled professors undergoing trial for accusations of misconduct have the right to cross-examine accusers — particularly if defendants face serious disciplinary actions.

According to a court opinion filed Monday, a federal judge ruled professors undergoing trial for accusations of misconduct have the right to cross-examine accusers — particularly if defendants face serious disciplinary actions.

Lou Anna Simon, former president of Michigan State University, was charged on Tuesday by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office for lying to police regarding the investigation of Larry Nassar.

Lou Anna Simon, former president of Michigan State University, was charged on Tuesday by the Michigan Attorney General’s Off