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Michal Ruprecht
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 7:04pm
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A team of University of Michigan and University of California, San Francisco researchers developed a new technology able to efficiently produce human embryo-like, also called embryoids. The research was published in Nature on Sept. 11.

Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 6:38pm
The Richard Tam Foundation gifted the University a $5.8 million gift Monday, Sept. 9.

The Richard Tam Foundation gifted the University a $5.8 million gift on Sept. 9, bringing the foundation’s total donations to $10 million.The gift will be used in partnership with the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program to advance the translational part of bipolar disorder research at the University.

Melvin McInnis, professor of bipolar disorder and director of the Prechter Program, said his research team will have the opportunity to improve clinical care for patients with bipolar disorder.

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 4:56pm

A proposal to issue up to $27 million in bonds to expand and improve the Ann Ashley Parking Structure was rejected by the Ann Arbor City Council 9-2 on Tuesday.

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 4:27pm

Early numbers from the University of Michigan Office of Undergraduate Admissions show a lower first-year acceptance rate and stronger ACT and grade point average scores compared to last year’s admitted students.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 2:42pm

Though Rackham student Taylor Nye graduated from Benzie Central High School in northern Michigan eight years ago, she still returns to Racquel Huddleston’s biology classroom every year.

“We call it the UM-Benzie Connection,” Nye said. “I had a difficult transition from Benzie, which is a very rural school in northern Michigan, to the University of Michigan … so my goal is to try and facilitate that switch or that transition for other students, so that they can understand that they belong here, that we want them here.”

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 11:16am

A study published last month by the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability reported Detroit, Grand Rapids, Flint, Saginaw, Lansing and Kalamazoo as some of the most environmentally unjust areas in the country.