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A University of Michigan psychology professor presented her research on children learning with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and the science of "brain training." Priti Shah showed students the background behind brain training science through "How to Play 20 Questions with Nature and Lose" on ...
The school says Monday that under a four-year agreement it will provide up to $500,000 in resources a year to support partnerships that pair university experts with city leaders. (Photo: University of Michigan Poverty Solutions). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE. Ann Arbor – The ...

Williams also discovered Persley lived in a traditionally African American area while at the University of Michigan, and tha he was featured in the NAACP's Crisis Magazine. With all this information, it appears Persley identified as an African-American. "I love that," Nicole said. "That makes me feel even more ...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A photo that shows a University of Michigan student wearing a black face mask with the hashtag "black lives matter" has caused controversy after it went viral. The student posted the photo to Snapchat. The photo was put on blast on social media and the university's student newspaper ...
A racist Snapchat sent by University of Michigan student Lauren Fokken, an LSA sophomore, went viral early Friday morning. In the picture shared on Twitter, GroupMe chats and Facebook, Fokken is with another student wearing a blackface mask with the caption #BlackLivesMatter.[twitter:https://twitter.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The University of Michigan now owns what's believed to be the only lifelike reconstruction of a human relative that roamed southern Africa 2 million years ago. The Ann Arbor school's Museum of Natural History says the Australopithecus sediba sculpture will be displayed when the ...

Officers want to know if the Tahoe belongs to the University of Michigan. While police were at the scene, another call for a person acting erratically came in from down the street. Connelly was found standing in a snowbank with no shoes on and blood on his feet. Police said Connelly was uncooperative and ...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A University of Michigan athletics staff member was arrested last week after officers said he was acting erratically near the scene of a crash. Fergus Connelly has a doctorate and was director of performance science for the Michigan football team. Now he's under the microscope of the ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - The birthplace of the Peace Corps - the University of Michigan - remains one of the top volunteer-producing universities in the country, according to numbers provided by the agency. UM currently has 61 Peace Corps volunteers worldwide, which ranked No. 8 among "large schools" on ...
23-24, in a 300-acre Environmental Study Area on the University of Michigan-Dearborn campus, citing concerns about elevated tick populations, an unsustainable deer population and other ongoing environmental damage. The cull aims to reduce the current white-tailed deer herd population in the area ...
Sharpshooters will take to the trees at University of Michigan Dearborn starting Saturday to kill deer that officials say threaten the environment and could harbor disease-carrying ticks. The goal is to reduce the deer population from 70 to about 20-30, university spokesman Ken Kettenbeil said. The cull will ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - The University of Michigan is presenting a free online "teach-out" series open to anyone focusing on free speech on college campuses, in journalism and in sports. Building off the historic teach-ins staged on its Ann Arbor campus more than five decades ago, UM's Office of Academic ...
ANN ARBOR - The University of Michigan is the leading research university for Fulbright grants in the nation. Considered one of the American government's most distinguished awards, the school's faculty scholars received a total of 12 Fulbright grants for this academic year. The grants will fund teaching ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Ten years ago, Chico MacMurtrie came up with the idea to create large-scale robotic artwork that would invite people to rethink the notion of borders in a globalized world. His artistic vision was realized at the University of Michigan on Friday, Feb. 16, where he launched a 40-foot robotic ...
This is the last semester for "Michigan time," a tradition at the University of Michigan by which classes and meetings scheduled for the top of an hour start 10 minutes later than that. The idea has been that, given Michigan's vast campus, students and faculty members need the 10 minutes to get from place to ...
Ann Arbor – The University of Michigan is changing a policy that allows for classes to begin 10 minutes after their scheduled start. The university announced that the “Michigan Time” policy will be phased out on May 1. The policy was put in place in the 1930s to allow for transfer time between classes on the ...
University of Michigan software architect Daniel Stuart was found dead with three family members in a suspected murder-suicide last Friday. Stuart was identified as a University employee on Monday, according to the Detroit Free Press. Police believe Stuart, 47, was killed by his wife, Lauren Stuart, who ...

The University of Michigan will now allow certain cases of sexual assault to be resolved with mediation and other methods, such as sexual violence classes for accused students, a move the university believes could help victims who don't want to pursue an arduous formal process. Survivor advocates ...
The University of Michigan is moving away from "Michigan time" in May. "Michigan time" is the practice of professors starting classes 10 minutes after the designated start time. Classes will now let out 10 minutes earlier, allowing students to travel between classes.( Hunter Dyke l The Ann Arbor News ).
Time is running out on a University of Michigan policy that allows classes to start 10 minutes after they are actually scheduled to begin. The policy, known as "Michigan time," will be phased out on May 1, the first day of the spring semester, the university announced Monday. It was instituted to allow for ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Pulitzer Prize-winning author and University of Michigan professor Heather Ann Thompson loves her university, but is critical of some of its endowment practices. "I love this university and I love our students," said Thompson, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for History for her book, "Blood ...
When the University of Michigan was alerted that one of their doctors was being investigated by the state's licensing body, they immediately removed Dr. Mark Hoeltzel from patients, the clinic, and their institution. Hoeltzel is accused of not only possessing child pornography but keeping a two-year sexual ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - A former University of Michigan professor caught with child pornography on a work computer is headed to jail. Clifford Raymond Bingham, 56, of Ann Arbor, was sentenced to serve 90 days in jail and five years of probation when he appeared in the Washtenaw County Trial Court Tuesday ...
While working as a pediatrician at the University of Michigan, Mark Hoeltzel was sending "romantic and flirtatious" texts and e-mails to girls as young as 11, set up a fake Facebook page pretending to be a boy, and came under investigation for e-mailing a girl for two years he met at an arthritis camp, ...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Researchers at the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute say they have found stem cells that produce sperm use a genetic trick to stay perpetually young across generations. This finding could be a clue to how cells age and how some can avoid aging. Here's the full news ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - The University of Michigan's Board of Regents will consider building 30 modular cabins and a recreation center at a research and training facility it owns near Jackson, Wyoming. The Board of Regents will vote on a proposed $6.5 million project that would demolish most of the Camp ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - The second oldest building on the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus could be adding a below-ground addition if approved by the University's Board of Regents Thursday, Feb. 15. UM is proposing a $10 million addition to its Detroit Observatory, which was constructed in 1854 as ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - An ex-University of Michigan doctor has been temporarily jailed on child pornography charges after being targeted in a probe by the FBI, his defense attorney has confirmed. The federal complaint alleges a search of Dr. Mark F. Hoeltzel's Ann Arbor home resulted in finding "child ...
Each Michigan university has an independent board, but those of the largest three – MSU, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University – are independently elected. The other 12 are appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the Michigan senate. This makes the U-M, MSU, and ...
Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan, in collaboration with the Stanford Basic Income Lab and with support from the Economic Security Project, are inviting applications to participate in a three-day workshop from May 18th – 20th 2018, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The workshop will provide ...
Conflating the University of Michigan's management of its successful, transparent and essential endowment with the horrific criminal activity of a sexual predator is irresponsible, incomprehensible and false. The Free Press' Feb 4 editorial (“Can MSU, U-M overcome burden of old boys' network?”) and the ...
It was also the first time he's spoken publicly about his decision to return to the University of Michigan for a fourth year, and his final year of eligibility on the football field. "After the bowl game, I kept looking for almost a reason to come back," Winovich. "It seemed like everyone was presenting reasons for why ...
7, would result in more than $320 million in state funding for the University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus. The 2 percent increase in funding would provide UM with an additional $6.2 million in state funding during the 2019 fiscal year. "Investing in higher education provides greater opportunities to our ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - The University of Michigan has updated its policy and procedures regarding student sexual and gender-based misconduct following a regular review in the fall, it recently announced. Changes, which take effect on Feb. 7, include revising definitions of gender-based harassment and ...
The applicants that stand out the most will qualify to attend our entrepreneurial summit: a weekend-long event April 7-8, 2018 held at the University of Michigan designed for student collaboration and growth. The students are given the opportunity to solve complex problems, interact with knowledgeable ...
The University of Michigan bills itself as a global leader in higher education. Less attention has been given to its role as a global investor. U-M has sent billions of dollars to private equity, venture capital, hedge funds and real estate firms in addition to other investments around the world since 1998, ...
The University of Michigan has invested $4 billion into companies that have donated hundreds of millions of dollars to the university, a Detroit Free Press investigation has found. The Ann Arbor university invested in more than 30 companies co-run or owned by university donors, including members of a ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Police are investigating after a University of Michigan student awoke to find a stranger in her dorm room early Wednesday, Jan. 31. The incident occurred about 5:25 a.m. Wednesday at Markley Residence Hall, 1503 Washington Heights, according to a crime alert sent by the University of ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Sij Hemal settled in his seat aboard a trans-Atlantic flight on Air France, ready to kick up his feet, relax and enjoy a glass of champagne from a first class seat for the first time in his life. The relaxation was short-lived for Hemal, 27, who graduated from the University of Michigan in 2012 with ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - Science for the People, a radical science organization that linked political and community activism with the lab bench in the late 1960s through the 1980s, will reconvene at the University of Michigan later this week. The organization, which arose in 1969 out of the anti-war movement, ...
Dr. Arnold S. Monto of the U-M School of Public Health weighs in on this year's flu season (Credit: University of Michigan School of Public Health) ... S. Monto, physician and epidemiologist at University of Michigan's School of Public Health, just released a set of guidelines on best practices this flu season.
Better known as Tom Sweeney during his schooling years at the University of Michigan, the 2017 graduate from Cleveland will appear in an episode of NBC's Emmy and Golden Globe winning crime drama "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit." The episode titled "Info Wars" will air at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, ...
University of Michigan alums win Grammy for 'Dear Evan Hansen'. Updated January 29, 2018 at 11:14 AM ; Posted January 29, 2018 at 9:10 AM. Benj Pasek, right, and Justin Paul accept the best musical theater album award for "Dear Evan Hansen" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on ...
T-Rex costumes now banned from University of Michigan basketball games. Updated January 29, 2018 at 1:21 PM ; Posted January 29, 2018 at 12:01 PM. Maize Rage members dressed in T-Rex costumes cheer before Michigan's Big Ten basketball game against Purdue at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, on Tuesday, ...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The University of Michigan announced Friday that white supremacist Richard Spencer will not be speaking on campus this semester. U of M will continue to consider Spencer's request to rent space to speak on campus, but no dates are being considered before the end of this semester ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - The University of Michigan will not host white supremacist Richard Spencer on its campus this semester, the university announced Friday, Jan. 26. UM will continue to consider a request from representatives of Spencer to rent space to speak on the Ann Arbor campus, but no potential ...
ANN ARBOR - Last year, the University of Michigan implemented a comprehensive action plan for promoting diversity, equity and inclusion on campus. We sat down with Dr. Robert Sellers, who is leading the charge on the ambitious project and fills the new roles of Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion, ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - A new cell tower in Ann Arbor will help improve the coverage and capacity of wireless service in several buildings on the University of Michigan's North Campus. AT&T has added the new tower to its 4G LTE network, which is located in an area south of Hayward Street, west of Beal ...
ANN ARBOR, MI - A University of Michigan doctor has lost his medical license and his job as the state investigates claims he was intimate with a patient while at work, according to an administrative complaint filed by the state. Attorney General Bill Schuette filed the complaint in late December against Dr.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The University of Michigan fired a doctor after he was accused of having sex with a young patient. Mark Franklin Hoeltzel was fired after the state of Michigan licensing board suspended his license to practice last month. Michigan State Police confirmed the opening of a criminal ...


 

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