Michigan Professors Push 'Pee For Peonies' Urine Diversion PlanEnvironmental engineering professors Nancy Love and Krista Wigginton are regular visitors to the Ann Arbor school's Nichols Arboretum, where they have been applying urine-based fertilizer to the heirloom peony beds ahead of the flowers' annual spring bloom.
UM Gets Apology From Former President, Gives Him Job, CashA former president at the University of Michigan who was fired over a relationship with a subordinate apologized to the school's governing board as part of a settlement that guarantees him a faculty job, retiree health insurance and other benefits.
UM To Lift Mask Mandate, Wearing Masks In Classrooms Will Be OptionalThe University of Michigan is lifting its mask mandate and wearing a mask will now be optional on all three campuses, except for certain areas, the university announced Wednesday.
Former UM Music Professor Stephen Shipps Gets Prison On Child Sex ChargesA former University of Michigan violin professor has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to transporting a girl across states lines for sex.
Biden Picks U Of M Dean Michael Barr For Fed's Bank Regulation PostPresident Joe Biden said Friday he plans to nominate Michael Barr, the dean of the University of Michigan's public policy school, to be the Federal Reserve's vice chairman of supervision.
UM Professor, Historian Sues NY Prisons Over Ban Of Attica Uprising BookThe author of a Pulitzer Prize-winning book about the revolt at the Attica Correctional Facility in 1971 sued New York state prison authorities on Thursday, saying they’ve unconstitutionally banned her book behind bars.
Colin Kaepernick Named Honorary Captain For Michigan's Spring GameThe University of Michigan football team announced Wednesday Colin Kaepernick was named the honorary captain for Saturday’s Maize and Blue Spring Game.
University Of Michigan Agrees To Settle Students' Sex Abuse LawsuitThe University of Michigan has reached an agreement to settle a lawsuit brought by students who sought to force changes in how the school protects the campus from sexual misconduct.
Dr. Anthony Fauci To Speak At University Of Michigan Commencement CeremonyUniversity of Michigan officials say Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci is set to speak at a special May commencement ceremony for the class of 2020.
Michigan Hires Big Ten's 1st Female Football Grad AssistantMichigan has hired Milan Bolden-Morris to be the first female graduate assistant football coach in the Big Ten.
University Of Michigan To Pull Russia InvestmentsThe University of Michigan said it was pulling its investment out of Russia amid the war in Ukraine.
Climate Change To Make Pollen Season Nastier, Study SaysClimate scientists at the University of Michigan looked at 15 different plant pollens in the United States and used computer simulations to calculate how much worse allergy season will likely get by the year 2100.
University Of Michigan Dropping Mask Policy For Most Indoor Spaces Effective March 14According to an update from the university, masks will be optional on campus including in offices, residence halls and at athletic events.
Ex-UM Athlete Jon Vaughn's Protest Encampment Removed By UniversityA camper, tent, signs, and other items that represented a former University of Michigan football player's protest against the school's handling of sex abuse allegations involving a campus doctor have been removed by the university, the school said Tuesday.
Jim Harbaugh To Stay At Michigan; Vikings Target Rams' Kevin O'ConnellJim Harbaugh will stay at Michigan after all, ending his dalliance with a return to the NFL after interviewing with the Minnesota Vikings for their head coach vacancy Wednesday.