Researchers Used A Laser To Hack Alexa And Other Voice AssistantsUsually you have to talk to voice assistants to get them to do what you want. But a group of researchers determined they can also command them by shining a laser at smart speakers and other gadgets that house virtual helpers such as Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri and Google's Assistant.
$300M University Of Michigan Innovation Center To Be Built At Former Detroit Jail SiteMichigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Wayne County Executive Warren Evans joined together with Stephen M. Ross, philanthropist and Chairman of Related Companies, Matt Cullen, CEO of Bedrock, and University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel to announce plans for a 14-acre Detroit Center for Innovation in downtown Detroit.
Mural To Honor University of Michigan's First Black StudentThe University of Michigan's first black student will be honored with a mural by a Detroit artist.
University Of Michigan Will Host Presidential Debate In 2020University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced Friday the university will host the second general election U.S. presidential debate Oct. 15, 2020.
$5M Gift To University Of Michigan Aims To Help Detroit-Area YouthThe University of Michigan announced Tuesday a $5 million donation to the university will aim to create educational and professional opportunities for disadvantaged Detroit-area youth and young adults.
2 Arrested After Flying Drone Over Michigan StadiumPolice have arrested two people for flying a drove over Michigan Stadium.
Sasha Obama Set To Begin College At University Of MichiganSasha Obama, former President Barack Obama's youngest daughter, is set to begin classes at the University of Michigan according to reports.
University Of Michigan Students Win National Transportation Technology CompetitionA student team from the University of Michigan was announced as the winners of the second annual Transportation Technology Tournament by the National Operations Center of Excellence. The team's presentation on a solution to reduce congestion on I-75 and I-696 in Metro Detroit was selected as the winner by a panel of private and public sector judges. The tournament was held during the Institute of Transportation Engineers Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.
University of Michigan Medical Program Trains and Inspires High SchoolersSince 2012, University of Michigan's Doctors of Tomorrow program has helped Cass Tech high school students become familiar with the world of medicine.
No. 2 Michigan Improve To 16-0 Beats Illinois 79-69Zavier Simpson scored 16 points, Ignas Brazdeikis had 15 and No. 2 Michigan beat Illinois 79-69 on Thursday night to improve to 16-0.
Michigan's OC, Harbaugh Hires Gattis Away From AlabamaHarbaugh hired Josh Gattis away from Alabama to be his offensive coordinator after losing assistants Greg Mattison and Al Washington to the Buckeyes on consecutive days this week.
U of M Professor Accused Of Sexual Misconduct, On LeaveA University of Michigan violin professor went on leave, days before a scathing article describing allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct spanning a 40-year time period was released.
University of Michigan to Livestream Auschwitz Music ConcertU of M plans to livestream the performance of a musical arrangement not heard in concert since Auschwitz prisoners performed it during World War II.
State of Michigan, U of M and MSU Team Up On Education ResearchA new effort led by the state of Michigan and its two largest universities aims to learn what works and what doesn't in education.
Israeli Official Criticizes University Of Michigan Lecture A senior Israeli cabinet minister sent a letter Monday to the University of Michigan president over campus incidents that the politician described as showing a "vitriolic hatred against the Jewish state."