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Daily marijuana use among US college students reaches new 40-year high

Daily marijuana use increased in 2020 to an all-time high among U.S. college students over the past four decades, according to the...

Michigan Marching Band commemorates 20th anniversary of 9/11 with ‘most spectacular halftime show to date’

Most of the University of Michigan students in the Michigan Marching Band weren’t born when tragedy occurred on the morning of Sept....

Taliban control puts Afghan women in even more vulnerable positions

The United States’ hurried withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan after 20 years left many Afghans—especially women—and the civilian government vulnerable to the...

Detroit unemployment sits at 25%—lower than pandemic peak, twice pre-pandemic rate

Detroit’s unemployment rate—the proportion of working-age adults in the labor force but not currently employed—has held steady around 25% since fall 2020,...

Farm field find rewrites archaeological history in Michigan

Thirteen thousand years ago, most of Michigan was covered in a wall of ice up to a mile high. Archaeologists believed this...

Bringing art back: U-M’s Seven Mile offers free after-school music, art and coding to kids in Detroit

Eight-year-old Chase Singeltary first picked up an instrument when he was 5. After three years of weekly lessons at Mission:City, a community...

Could residential heat pumps be part of the climate solution?

Deploying residential heat pumps more widely across the United States has the potential to help reduce carbon pollution while also saving homeowners...

U-M grad student (steeple)chases his Olympic dream

As the Summer Olympic Games draw closer, University of Michigan doctoral student Mason Ferlic is already on his way to Tokyo. But...

Michigan Ross launches new health care accelerator for U-M student entrepreneurs

The past year-and-a-half has shown how the health care industry needs impactful innovations. The new Pinkert Healthcare Accelerator at the University of...

Protests in Cuba: The beginning of a new revolution?

The protests calling for “Fatherland and Life” in Cuba have been met with military tanks and censorship by the Cuban government. University...

Is reusable always best? Comparing environmental impacts of reusable vs. single-use kitchenware

Many sustainability-minded consumers are moving away from single-use plastic products and turning to reusable alternatives. In the kitchen, trendy alternatives include bamboo...

Nanotech OLED electrode liberates 20% more light, could slash display power consumption

A new electrode that could free up 20% more light from organic light-emitting diodes has been developed at the University of Michigan....

Anouncement

Urbana Park District hiring head coach and assistant coach for Tiger Sharks swim team!

Urbana Park District is hiring one head coach and an assistant coach for the year-round Tiger Shark swim team. The...

[Champaign] Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk or Treat on October 27!

We're excited to join with Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for this new event. The Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk...

It’s the Great C-U Pumpkin Hunt, 2021!

ALL OCTOBER You can hunt for pumpkins all over Champaign and Urbana this October during the Great Pumpkin Hunt.

[Champaign] Police Search For Killer Of Champaign Teenager

CHAMPAIGN – Police in Champaign are still searching for the person who shot and killed a Centennial High School student.