News Briefs

President Mark Schlissel at the Central Student Government Assembly meeting at the Union on November 7, 2016.

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel released a statement Saturday morning affirming the University’s commitment to international students and faculty.

Cantina Taqueria + Bar, formerly known as BTB Cantina, is beginning the year with a brand new look. The nine-year-old bar, known for its late-night dancing and Mexican cuisine, revamped its taco menu and redesigned its interior space over Winter Break.

Protests erupted at Eastern Michigan University following three months of sit-in protests in response to the repeated incidents of racist graffiti on university

University President Mark Schlissel listens to speakers at the Regents meeting on September 17, 2015.

Tuesday marked the third anniversary of Mark Schlissel’s appointment as president of the University of Michigan by the Board of Regents in 2014.

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On Monday, the 660-square-foot Michigan Solar House (MiSo) will be moved to Evart, Mich., in Osceola County.
 
Governor Rick Snyder speaks at the Michigan State of the State address on January 17, 2017.

It is expected that Gov. Rick Snyder will support the state’s Healthy Michigan Plan on Thursday in a U.S. Senate committee discussion.

Betsy DeVos, the nominee for secretary of the U.S. Department of Education under President-elect Donald Trump, participated in a contentious confirmation hearing on Tuesday evening.

Last week, University of Michigan alum Midori Maeda was announced as one of ten runners-up from a pool of more than 7,000 applicants in PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox's "The Search for Hidden Figures" contest, which aims to recognize talented female researchers for their work in the STEM fiel