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Daily news blog.

September 2, 2014 - 2:00pm

Schlissel sends students message for first day of classes

BY SAM GRINGLAS

University President Mark Schlissel sent the University’s students off to their first day of classes with a welcome back video message.

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August 14, 2014 - 9:08pm

NAACP holds moment of silence on Diag

BY SHOHAM GEVA

In a short ceremony Thursday evening, about 50 students and community members came together for a moment of silence as part of a nationwide movement to honor victims of police brutality.

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August 12, 2014 - 2:24pm

Search committee announced for next University CFO

BY JACK TURMAN

Monday morning, the University announced the appointment of an advisory committee to search for the University’s next executive vice president and chief financial officer.

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August 4, 2014 - 9:10am

Shared services center opens

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Monday, a controversial University measure to cut costs — the shared services center — opened its doors.

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July 26, 2014 - 12:18pm

Boycott Israel protest returns to downtown

BY EMMA KERR

Friday, about 25 protestors gathered on campus in an ongoing series of protests intended to bring awareness to the current conflict in Gaza and Israel.

Chanting “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free," the group marched around the Diag and through parts of downtown.

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July 26, 2014 - 12:04pm

Armed robbery reported Saturday morning

BY SHOHAM GEVA

An armed robbery occurred at about 4:50 a.m. Saturday morning, according to a crime alert sent out by University Police Saturday afternoon. The robbery occurred near East University Avenue and Oakland Avenue, one block southeast of Central Campus.

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July 23, 2014 - 3:21pm

New University research partnership to be headquartered in Detroit

BY SHOHAM GEVA

City officials announced Wednesday afternoon that Detroit will be the home of the headquarters of a new public-private partnership between the University, nonprofit manufacturing company EWI, and the Ohio State University.

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July 18, 2014 - 1:33pm

Fifth candidate joins Ann Arbor mayoral race

BY SHOHAM GEVA

University alum Bryan Kelly announced Thursday that he has gathered enough signatures to join the Ann Arbor mayoral race.

Kelly, who is running as the only independent, said his candidacy has been verified by the city clerk’s office. Candidates running for mayor are required to submit a minimum of 250 valid signatures and must have at least 50 from each of the city’s wards.

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July 14, 2014 - 10:48am

Craft beer bar and restaurant to open in former Borders building

BY SHOHAM GEVA

In a press release Monday morning, BarFly Ventures announced it would open a fifth location of their popular restaurant HopCat in Ann Arbor as a tenant in the former Borders building.

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July 12, 2014 - 9:16pm

Kerrytown No Thai! closes for renovations

BY SHOHAM GEVA

In a Facebook post Wednesday evening, local restaurant chain No Thai! announced that they are temporarily closing their Kerrytown location for renovations.

The post said the restaurant is set to reopen sometime in mid-August. Two other Ann Arbor locations on South University Avenue and on Plymouth Road will remain open.

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July 6, 2014 - 2:12pm

Witnesses say man brandished gun Sunday morning, AAPD reports

BY SHOHAM GEVA

An assault occurred at around 2 a.m. Sunday morning on South State Street near North University Avenue, according to a crime alert issued by University police Sunday afternoon.

The alert stated a group of pedestrians reported to Ann Arbor Police a man in a silver Toyota 4-Runner, unknown to them, brandished a handgun at the group as he drove away. No injuries or shots fired were reported.

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June 25, 2014 - 6:01pm

Bill Nye visits Ann Arbor for conference

BY SHOHAM GEVA

Actor Bill Nye, famous for his educational television show "Bill Nye the Science Guy", stopped by the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum Wednesday afternoon to perform several experiments, as well as discuss science with the crowd.

Nye was in town for the LLamasoft Summer Con, a supply chain design conference, at which he was a keynote speaker earlier in the afternoon.

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June 20, 2014 - 7:31pm

University employee struck by Blue Bus passes away

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

The University employee who was struck by a Blue Bus early Thursday morning has passed away, University police confirmed Friday morning.

University Police spokeswoman Diane Brown identified the employee as Nancy Sanders, a 58-year-old woman from Belleville, Michigan who worked in University Housing.

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June 19, 2014 - 5:24pm

Regents approve UMHS operating budget

BY IAN DILLLINGHAM

At their monthly meeting on Thursday afternoon, the University’s Board of Regents approved a wide array of budget proposals, including the FY2015 operating budget for the University of Michigan Health System.

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June 20, 2014 - 10:49am

University employee in critical condition after being struck by Blue Bus

BY SAM GRINGLAS

A University employee was sent to the emergency room early Thursday morning after she was hit by a University Blue Bus.

University Police spokesperson Diane Brown said the woman is a 58 year-old staff member from Belleville, who remained in critical condition as of 10:15 a.m.

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