University of Michigan

3:08 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Drug, Alcohol Use Down For Teens Says U-M Study

The primary researcher on the study says alcohol use has gone down by about a third every year since 1997, and that smoking has taken a sharp decline.
According to the University of Michigan's 40th annual Monitoring the Future study released today -- which tracks substance abuse trends among 8th-,10th- and 12th-grade students nationally -- 41 percent of students surveyed said they had used alcohol in the past 12 months and 8 percent admitted to smoking cigarettes over that time period.
6:30 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Brady Hoke Out as U-M Football Coach

Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett says search for a replacement will begin immediately
The dream job became a nightmare. A little less than four years after he said he would have walked to Michigan from San Diego to coach U-M, Brady Hoke has been fired.
6:38 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Protesters Shut Down University of Michigan Regents Meeting

Meeting was moved, no one was arrested
A group of protesters calling for higher minority enrollment interrupted the University of Michigan Regents meeting this afternoon as they got in a shoving match with police, knocking tables about. Some 15-20 protesters stood up and started chanting about 10 minutes into the meeting.
2:45 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

U of M Athletic Director Resigns

Jim Hackett has been appointed as the university's interim AD.
ANN ARBOR -- The Dave Brandon era is officially over at Michigan. With public criticism, controversy and constant protests swirling around Ann Arbor, Michigan president Mark Schlissel announced Friday afternoon that Brandon -- who formally became Michigan's athletic director in 2010 -- has agreed to resign from his post effective immediately.
3:49 pm
Sun May 18, 2014

Next University of Michigan President Calls for Greater Transparency on Pay

Faculty recently asked school to disclose all compensation
University of Michigan faculty are calling for greater transparency when it comes to employee compensation, and the public school's next leader is listening. He wants to change the way U-M reports employee compensation, so that not just the base is reported, but supplemental pay and bonuses as well.