Campus Life

  1. Michigan Stadium to begin alcohol sales this football season

    The University of Michigan athletics department will begin selling alcohol at Michigan Stadium with the 2024 football season, after carefully reviewing previous alcohol-sale rollouts and fan experiences at Yost Ice Arena and Crisler Center.

  2. Encampment cleared: Campus climate update

    Update May 21: Police have cleared the pro-Palestinian encampment on the University of Michigan Diag. Student protesters demand the University divest from companies profiting from the conflict. Read the administration’s statements regarding recent events, both on and off campus.

  3. Brad Meltzer, BA ’92, tells Class of 2024: ‘Unleash your kindness’

    2024 commencement speaker Brad Meltzer shares how magic provides insight to shape lives, aligning with classmate Desmond Howard (far left), and 2023 national champions Blake Corum and J.J. McCarthy, to drive home the point.

  4. University addresses potential commencement protests

    With the approach of Spring Commencement May 3, the University has emailed the Ann Arbor campus community and the families of prospective graduates regarding possible campus protests. The University seeks to ensure that “graduates are able to experience the joyous and celebratory event they deserve,” the message stated.

  5. Rolling the dice on addiction

    College sports deliver some of the most thrilling moments in athletics. But it’s not all fun and games for gambling addicts whose fortunes rise and fall with each contest. Now, as online betting becomes more popular and accessible, college students are increasingly vulnerable to getting hooked, warn U-M experts.

  6. Look to Michigan: The ‘defining public university of the future’

    U-M’s blueprint for the next decade — Vision 2034 — leverages the community’s excellence at scale to confront the future’s most significant challenges, from AI and precision medicine to campus well-being and carbon neutrality. 

  7. Too much screen time? U-M pioneers digital wellness program for youths

    Addiction, cyberbullying, eating disorders, anxiety, and other mental health issues caused by problematic digital practices and an increase in screen time are some of the themes of a new and unique U-M interprofessional Peer-to-Peer Digital Wellness class.

  8. U-M debate team secures its first national title

    After finishing runner-up seven times, the U-M debate team clinched its first national championship April 8. U-M Debate, which began in 1903, is one of the oldest debate programs in the United States. Debaters Kelly Phil and Bennett Dombcik won on a 5-0 decision against the University of Kansas in the 2024 tournament.

  9. UMCI design approved, construction ramps up

    U- M’s Board of Regents recently approved the schematic design for the University of Michigan Center for Innovation in Detroit, a six-story building expected to open in spring 2027. The lower floors of the building will host public-facing programs while the upper floors will be dedicated mostly to graduate programs.