Ann Arbor

Woman requests time off for mental health, boss sends the perfect reply

The world can be such a grim place sometimes that it's great when a story comes along that's just — well, just nice.<p>Madalyn Parker is a web developer …

Mental Health

Michigan recruiting: 2020 QB Parker McQuarrie 'absolutely loved' Wolverines visit

<b>Stay updated as Michigan rises toward the top of the recruiting rankings. Don’t miss the coverage from</b> <b>Michigan recruiting reporter Evan Petzold</b><b>. Read</b> …

College Football

Largest animal rescue in history prompts Humane Society to discount fees

ANN ARBOR, MI - After its largest rescue in history of 108 animals, the Humane Society of Huron Valley is "bursting at the seams."<p>Animal Cruelty …

Michigan

Turning Time Around: A Profile of Donald Hall

Old age sits in a chair,” Donald Hall writes in his new book, <i>Essays After Eighty</i>, “writing a little and diminishing.” And so it’s not a surprise on a …

Literature

Jack Chang: From Ford to FCA to Chinese EV upstart Nio

SHANGHAI — The Chinese electric vehicle startup formerly known as NextEV gained some early credibility through its connection to Martin Leach, the …

Tencent Holdings

Kenyan duo helps lift AFC Ann Arbor to NPSL division summit

<i>Ann Arbor —</i> AFC Ann Arbor’s assault on the Great Lakes Conference standings has been assisted by a pair of Kenyans who are soft-spoken off the field, …

Detroit

How to Successfully Handle Aggressive and Controlling People

<i>“Some people try to be tall by cutting off the heads of others.”</i><p>— Paramhansa Yogananda<p><b>M</b>ost of us encounter aggressive, intimidating, or controlling …

Psychology

Rockford supports girl through liver transplant

4 hours ago<p>PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Dozens of people attended a Sunday fundraiser for a Rockford-area girl who is recovering from a liver …

University of Michigan

The Wolverine Daily Newsstand: June 24

Michigan Basketball Twitter Account<p>Tweets of the day<p>👀 who has arrived in A2#GoBlue 〽️🏀 pic.twitter.com/IGRtsMx4xE<p>— Michigan Men's Basketball …

Michigan Wolverines

Wolverines Land 4-Star RB

College Football

Chris Webber accepts Jim Harbaugh's invitation to serve as honorary Michigan football captain

Webber is a former Fab Five standout who was later banned from campus for 10 years by the NCAA<p>Chris Webber will return to Ann Arbor at some point …

College Football

ALMA Discovers Trio of Infant Planets around Newborn Star

eso1818 — Naučno saopštenje<p>Novel technique to find youngest planets in our galaxy<p>Two independent teams of astronomers have used ALMA to uncover …

Cosmology

Michigan Hockey: Should Quinn Hughes return for a second year?

DALLAS, TX - JUNE 22: Quinn Hughes poses after being selected seventh overall by the Vancouver Canucks during the first round of the 2018 NHL Draft …

Ice Hockey

Lindsey McPherson of Flushing to defend Michigan Women's Open title

Lindsey McPherson of Flushing will open defense of her Michigan Women's Open Championship beginning Monday at Crystal Mountain Resort in …

Michigan

Donald Hall

Donald Hall<p>b. 1928<p>Email this page<p>© Linda Kunhardt<p>Donald Hall is considered one of the major American poets of his generation. His poetry explores the …

Literature

24th Annual ABC 7 Gibbons 5K Run & 3K Walk Presented by Wintrust

Hundreds defy weather to fight blood cancers.<p>A day-long rain stopped just long enough for hundreds of blood cancer survivors and patients, along with …

Cancer

New high school football coaches have big shoes to fill in Metro Detroit area

Several Metro Detroit area schools will see new people drawing up the plays this fall, including at Walled Lake Western, Chelsea and all three …

College Sports

Mazi Smith chooses the Maize and Blue

Michigan has long been a top school for Smith, and the in-state product has made several visits to the school during the course of his recruitment. …

College Football

Prized pooches pampered, praised at Detroit Kennel Club annual show

The Suburban Showcase Collection in Novi went to the dogs this weekend, but it was hardly a ruff crowd.<p>It was often the whine of blow dryers fluffing …

Pets

Finishing Touches: Buckeyes on the Lookout for 2-3 Linemen to Accompany Current Crop of 2019 Commits

It's been an important few weeks for Ohio State's recruiting efforts. Two weeks ago the Buckeyes landed their top center target in four-star Harry …

College Football

Michigan football recruiting: Zach Charbonnet, a 4-star RB, commits

Zach Charbonnet, a 4-star running back in the 2019 class, is the latest prospect to commit to Michigan football in the past week.<p>Charbonnet tweeted …

College Football

The Bizarro-World Trump Storming Michigan Politics

Shri Thanedar is an immigrant entrepreneur with millions to spend and a rags-to-riches story to tell. He claims he’s a progressive. So why are so many Democrats anxious and angry about his candidacy?<p>JACKSON, Mich.—Everything Shri Thanedar said sounded great to the small crowd of die-hard lefties …

U.S. Politics

Breaking: Nick Senzel to have season-ending finger surgery

From the Reds:<p>Top prospect IF Nick Senzel on Tuesday will have season-ending surgery to repair a torn tendon in his right index finger…he suffered …

Cincinnati Reds

Just Back: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Nat Geo Travel associate producer <b>Rebecca Davis</b> recently returned from a trip to <b>Ann Arbor, Michigan</b>. What was intended to be a whirlwind visit with her newly transplanted sister quickly became a colorful culinary tour around one of the most charming college towns in America.<p><b>Here are some of the high</b> …

University of Michigan

Ford is keeping the passenger tracks at Michigan Central Station

Dave Dubensky has his work cut out for him.<p>The chairman and CEO of Ford Land, who will oversee the redesign of the Michigan Central Station and its …

Detroit

Recap: Reds, DeSclafani pour it on against Cubs

Glorious.<p>The Reds have beaten the Chicago Cubs in three games. They are 5-0 on the home stand, outscoring opponents 37-17. They’ve won 9 of their …

Cincinnati Reds

The Hardest Course in the Humanities?

For most of my professional life, the future of the humanities was a conceptual matter. That’s no longer the case. When enrollments are down, majors …

Literature

5 intriguing prospects to look out for on Day 2 of the draft

There is room for only 31 on Day 1, but Day 2 of the NHL draft is a totally different animal.<p>In rapid fashion, 186 players will be selected over the …

Ice Hockey

Beilein staying at Michigan after interviewing with Pistons

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — John Beilein is staying at Michigan after exploring the possibility of coaching the Detroit Pistons.<p>"I love the University of Michigan and I am excited about coaching our Men's Basketball Team next season and in the years to come!" Beilein tweeted Wednesday. "Let's go hang …

College Sports

2019 DE Aeneas DiCosmo recaps Michigan official visit, delays commitment date

Oradell (N.J.) Bergen Catholic 2019 3-star weak side defensive end Aeneas DiCosmo went to Michigan for an official visit from June 21-23, fell in …

College Football