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Regents approve key appointments, Darlow attends final meeting

BY SHOHAM GEVA

At December’s meeting of the University’s Board of Regents, the board approved several key appointments, including two executive officers.
Among appointments, the board extended University Provost Martha Pollack’s contract to 2018 and confirmed Marschall Runge as the executive vice president of medical affairs.

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Legislature's roads plan could impact higher education funding

BY EMMA KINERY

At about 5:30 A.M Friday morning, the Michigan legislature passed the last of a series of bills in a plan for funding to fix Michigan's roads that could also impact higher education allocations in the state.

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Students honor Pakistani children with candlelight vigil

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BY EMMA KINERY

As part of a candlelight vigil honoring lives lost in Tuesday’s Taliban attack on the Army Public School and Degree College in Peshawar, Pakistan, over 100 members of the University community gathered on the Diag Wednesday evening to reflect on the recent violence in the country.

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Ann Arbor Police Department to receive in-car and officer body cameras

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BY LARA MOEHLMAN

The Ann Arbor City Council unanimously voted Monday to appropriate $173,760 to upgrade police in-car and body cameras, a move intended to help officers objectively evaluate police interactions with the public.

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Schlissel reviews first semester in open letter to University community

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

Schlissel announces several new plans for the winter semester, including his intent to convene a leadership breakfast focused on diversity and begin plans for a trip to China.

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After Winter Commencement speakers encourage activism, students hold 'die-in' outside Crisler Center

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BY JENNIFER CALFAS AND SAM GRINGLAS

Multiple keynote speakers called on graduates to use their diplomas to promote positive change at the 2014 Winter Commencement on Sunday. But after the ceremony, guests exited the Crisler Center to find about 60 students taking that drive to heart.

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Applicants react to admissions decisions on Twitter

BY MICHIGAN DAILY STAFF

The University released decisions Friday for thousands of undergraduate early action applicants.

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In honor of $50 million donation, regents rename Dennison Building

BY ALLANA AKHTAR

At their December meeting Thursday, The University’s Board of Regents approved a motion to rename the Dennison Building “Weiser Hall” in recognition of University alum Ron Weiser, a former U.S. ambassador to Slovakia, and his wife Eileen for their recent $50 million donation to the University.

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Notebook: Regents talk disability awareness, Prof.'s controversial column

BY MICHAEL SUGERMAN

After protest shut down meeting in November, regents enact additional security protocols.

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University professor faces controversy over column on hating Republicans

BY CARLY NOAH

A University professor drew criticism and calls for her resignation after she penned a column on Wednesday originally titled online as “It’s Okay to Hate Republicans” for the non-profit magazine In These Times.

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Hunter Lochmann resigns as CMO of Athletic Department

BY JAKE LOURIM

Lochmann was hired by former Athletic Director Dave Brandon as the first CMO in the department’s history on Dec. 2, 2010.

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