Data released by the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) on Tuesday, October 23rd, shows that 45,266 students applied to attend allopathic (MD) medical school in 2012, an increase of 3.1%. First-time applicants set another record, increasing by 3.4% in 2012, for a total of 33,772 applicants. First-time enrollment at allopathic medical schools nationwide grew 1.5% to 19,517 students, an all-time high. All major racial and ethnic groups saw increases in applicants and matriculants.
Here is a guided muscle relaxation video that you can listen to to relieve those tight muscles and reduce your stress that you are been building for days and in just 24 minutes.
CAPS Wellness Zone is available for students on a drop-in basis and is located through the CAPS office at 3100 Michigan Union! We offer many wellness resources to help you manage stress, rest and relax as you navigate your busy life as a student at U of M.
On Thursday, April 11, 2019, the U-M community is invited to celebrate the Trotter Multicultural Center opening in a new location at 428 S. State Street. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house to learn more about the center will begin at 11 am.
Make your voice heard about campus recreation facility renovations. Attend Student Town Halls on Wednesday Feb 19th @ 7 pm in the Pierpont Commons, Commons Cafe or Thrusday, Feb 20th @7 pm in Angell Hall Room G127. Rec Sports Intercept Surveys will be available Thursday, Feb. 20th, noon -1pm at the CCRB, IMSB,NCRB.
"Know Your Story: Exploring Your Skills and Interests" - Feel Good Fridays 1/30
Save the Date: Inaugural William Monroe Trotter Lecture with Cheryl Clarke - February 10, 2015
Cardio Kickboxing at Trotter - Every Monday and Wednesday
As students, faculty, and staff kick off the new academic year, the Office of Student Life reminds the campus community that services previously located in the Michigan Union are fully functioning in temporary locations.
It's housing search season! Beyond the Diag is hosting two Off-Campus Housing Fairs this fall! The housing fairs are meant to simplify the search for students seeking off-campus housing.
- North Campus
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
- Central Campus
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
MI Favorite Comic is a monthly comedy where students showcase their comedic talents every month for a chance to win cash prizesand advance to the finals.
Winners are chosen by the audience! So bring your friends, comedians!
Student comedians who won in previous rounds of MI Favorite Comic are now competing in the final round on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 in the League Ballroom at 7pm!
The Program on Intergroup Relations is seeking a new Student Experience Team (SET) Program, Coordinator
The SET Program Coordinator position is the perfect role for a recent graduate who has a passion for social justice, and strengths in building community, developing initiatives and programs, and creatively connecting with students to gather their perspectives.
Interested in being a participant in the LeaderShape Institute 2016? Below you will find all necessary information to applying for the Institute. Please note that spaces do fill up quickly. Don't miss this great opportunity!
The LeaderShape Institute is a six-day immersive leadership development experience, focused on helping students think deeply about their values and passions, understand the power of community and connection, and develop visions for social change.
The Annual Lavender Graduation, also referred to as LavGrad, is a celebration to honor LGBTQ graduates of the University of Michigan. Established by Ronni Sanlo in 1995, University of Michigan was the first commemorative event of its kind celebrated at an institution of higher learning. This commencement ceremony acknowledges the contributions of any graduates from any school/college at the University and of any academic level. All participants within the LGBTQ communities will receive a free rainbow 2019 tassel, a lavender cord, and a Lavender Degree.
Join the Spectrum Center Thursday, May 2nd in celebration of LGBTQ graduates of the University of Michigan!
Are you a staff member interested in participating in the LeaderShape Institute? Are you a student who had a life changing experience at the Institute in the past? If you are interested in being a part of the LeaderShape Institute Faculty below you will find all important dates:
Long-Term On-Site Coordinator:
Student Life's Counseling & Psychological Services offers a number of undergraduate and graduate groups on a wide variety of topics, see below. Groups meet on the 3rd floor of the Michigan Union and starting dates vary, but typically begin 3-5 weeks after the start of the semester. Groups are free for U-M students.
Whether you keep your calendar the old-fashioned way or sync all of your events digitally, here are a few events that you'll want to make sure you've got on your schedule.
As you can see below, the graduation celebrations are already underway. Mark the dates!
The Student Advisory Board provides advice on pressing student issues to Dr. Royster Harper, the Vice President for Student Life. Biweekly meetings throughout the academic year encourage discussion on new initiatives and emergent issues.
What we're doing with energy.
- Walk, bike or take a bus instead of driving.
- Set your printer to double-sided default to save paper.
- Look into sharing a printer with your housemates to reduce energy usage.
- Use power strips and shut them off at night.
After you vote, here are some events (hosted by CAPS) to help you take care of yourself.
The Intercultural Leadership Seminar (ILS) is designed for U.S. and international students who want to learn how to be more effective in a global environment. It will help you build cross-cultural knowledge and the insights you gain will prove invaluable in your future career.
- Use cloth napkins and dish towels instead of paper towels.
- Buy products with minimal packaging.
- Avoid disposable kitchen items like plastic utensils and paper plates.
- Carry an insulated mug for coffee to-go.
- Use single stream recycling bins.
- Know the difference between waste, recyclable, and compostable materials and dispose of them in the appropriate bins.
- Michigan Dining composts pre- and post consumer food waste in all dining halls.
- Michigan Dining partners with The Food Recovery Network to donate uneaten, prepared foods to Food Gathers, a local food bank.
- During the growing season, weekly farmers markets are held on campus, in collaboration with Central Student Government.
- The UM campus farm is piloting a CSA with hope to incorporate the produce into the dining halls to create a closed loop system.
- Michigan Dining purchases produce from local farmers.
- Carry a reusable water bottle and use the many refill stations on campus.
- Always fill the dishwasher “to the brim” before running.
- Shorten your shower and turn the water off while you brush your teeth.
- Wash laundry loads in cold water. Most HE detergents clean just as well in cold.
- Don’t flush extra medications. Google safe ways to dispose of medications.
- Housing and University Unions use Aqueous Ozone Custodial services, eliminating the need for many cleaning chemicals.
- With the participation of Central Student Government, 11 residence halls, all University Unions buildings, and several Recreational Sports buildings have water refill stations.
- All first year students are given BPA-free, reusable water bottles.
- When it comes time to replace fixtures, low-flow fixtures are used.
- We use Energy Star certified appliances ovens, grills, coolers, freezers, fryers, washers, driers & more.
- Shop at local businesses.
- Eat in season and buy produce from local farmers.
- Cut down on food waste by sharing food and eating leftovers.
- Grow a garden.
- Consider going meatless on Mondays.
- Buy foods in bulk to cut down on packaging waste.
- Talk to friends and family about your sustainability efforts.
- Take a class that focuses on sustainability themes.
- Borrow items that you only use occasionally.
- Give away things you no longer need, instead of throwing them away.