News Briefs

What do Drake and actress Emily Blunt have in common?  They each gave Ann Arbor a shoutout on their recent Saturday Night Live appearances.  

The Washtenaw County Public Health Department has confirmed a case of measles in the county after an individual received medical treatment for the virus Oct. 13.

The undefeated, third-ranked Michigan football team may have had a bye-week this past weekend, but head coach Jim Harbaugh certainly wasn’t taking it easy.

University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel sent an email Tuesday morning informing students, faculty and staff of a new campus climate survey regarding diversity, equity and inclusion to be sent out later this month.

Robert Winfield, the University of Michigan’s chief health officer and executive director of University Health Services, died at his Ann Arbor home Friday.

Mary Markley Residence Hall is the largest student dorm on Central Campus at the University of Michigan and along with housing more than 1,000 students, the dorm also houses some unlikely guests — cockroaches.

University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services announced Friday they will be implementing new “drop-in” times, which would allow students to receive counseling without an appointment or filling out paperwork, to support students following “the multiple acts of hate and racism

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave the University of Michigan Medical School a $1.6 million grant Oct. 6 for research prevention against an antibiotic-immune bacteria, or “superbug,” that kills tens of thousands of people a year.

A new set of alt right posters were found Monday morning on a University of Michigan cylinder posting area on the corner of South State Street and North University, citing websites that argue race determines intelligence and anti-Muslim sentiments.

Thomas Zurbuchen, a University of Michigan professor in space sciences and aerospace engineering, will take on a position overseeing the U.S. research program on space and earth science for NASA.