On November 15, Central Student Government rejected a resolution that called upon the University to “Divest from Socially Irresponsible Companies that Violate Palestinian Human Rights” in a 34-13 vote. The resolution, which was proposed by the campus organization, Students Allied for Freedom and Equality, stipulated that the University establish an ad-hoc committee that would […]
On October 26th, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Shirin Ebadi, spoke at a lecture hosted by the Islamic Studies Program, discussing the gender and sexuality-based oppression that takes place in Islamic states. Ebadi, who is an internationally recognized human-rights activist, has spent her career as a lawyer and judge fighting for women, children, and other oppressed […]
The University has committed to spend 85 million dollars to fund the strategic plan, in addition to 40 million dollars annually allocated to the staff involved with its development and implementation. On October 6, the University of Michigan revealed its five-year strategic plan to enhance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion on campus. The plan, as laid […]
The frequent prescription for the ills of the U.S. Congress is more bipartisanship, but we have no definitive reason to believe this, according to University of Michigan professor, Dr. Charles Shipan. Many Americans believe that the country’s political landscape is void of bipartisanship due to increasing polarization. It is thought that our congressmen only look […]
As is typical for the U.S. Congress, they have legislated rules and regulations that they themselves are exempt from.