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  • Students unhappy about U. Mich.'s racial climate

    University of Michigan students plan to hold an all-night protest starting Tuesday over what they call low minority enrollment and inclusion on campus as school officials move forward with plans to boost racial diversity and increase black enrollment.

  • U. Michigan leads Islamic studies virtual program

    University of Michigan is leading a distance-learning program focusing on Islamic studies that includes other Big Ten schools and the University of Chicago.

  • Pathology researcher's U. Mich. lecture postponed

    A winter storm has delayed a lecture by a University of Michigan medical researcher and administrator who studies lung diseases at the cellular level.

  • Many schools in Michigan remain shut amid cold

    Many schools in Michigan are closed for another day as dangerously cold temperatures linger across the state.

  • Eric Finney, 29, of Muskegon walks along a snow covered Forest Avenue near the Seventh Street intersection in Muskegon while on the way to visit a friend on Monday Jan. 27, 2014.  Sub-zero wind chills and additional snow forced the closing of areas schools. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Ken Stevens)

    Mich. temperatures drop to record-breaking lows

    Temperatures dropped to dangerous, record-breaking lows in Michigan on Tuesday, leading to the closure of hundreds of schools.

  • Students seeking diversity to meet with U-M

    University of Michigan students seeking to promote racial diversity at the school are expected to meet with university officials on Friday.

  • Big Mich. schools lead in degrees, lag in startups

    An alliance of Michigan's three largest universities awards more degrees than any other such network, but it lags rivals in the prized mission of transferring technology out of the classroom and into commercial ventures, according to a report released Tuesday.

  • Illustration: Justice by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    SCHUETTE: Seeing discrimination in nondiscrimination

    In 2006, Michigan voters approved an amendment to their constitution prohibiting racial, gender and ethnic discrimination in public employment, public contracting and public education. Yet the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit in Cincinnati struck it down last year.

  • Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Mesa, Ariz., on Monday. Arizona holds its GOP presidential primary on Feb. 28, the same day as Michigan, the home state of the former Massachusetts governor. (Associated Press)

    Romney finds tough times in Michigan

    Michigan native son Mitt Romney is mounting a giant effort to win back some love in the state of his birth, amid fresh signs he will have trouble winning the Feb. 28 primary or a general election matchup for the state's 16 electoral votes this fall against President Obama.

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