MHappy Month is a celebration of the new ideas, events and paradigms that move us towards a future where wellbeing of both the planet and its citizens are realized. Many campus events tend to focus on problems—the War in Vietnam, global warming, for example. Too much bad news leaves many of us immobilized and unable to act effectively. While we will absolutely fight to overcome the injustices and prejudice in our communities, we also need a vision of the future that sustains us.
MPassioned Art is a new and exciting arts project for the U of M community! The Center for Campus Involvement is holding a campus-wide search for 10 talented student artists, who will be selected to customize a 4’x4’x6” wooden “M.”
During 2015 the Greek Community at Michigan will be celebrating 170 years of providing students with rich experiences in brotherhood, sisterhood, leadership, and service. Since 1845, fraternities and sororities at the University of Michigan have offered students the opportunity to be a part of one of the oldest Michigan traditions.
The Career Center offers a 3 part video series exploring the important steps of beginning an internship search.
Career Advisor, Josh Mackey will be walking you through some of the important things that you need to think about and prepare for prior to applying to internships.
As you may be aware, U-M is transitioning away from CTools. (All CTools course sites have already moved to Canvas.) The university is now in the process of moving all projects sites off of CTools by early 2018. Here's what you need to do.
This event affords students the opportunity to study and break in a supportive, relaxing, and welcoming space. Whether it is your first time navigating finals or you are a seasoned pro, this time of year can be stressful. Come to Trotter for 72-Hours of snacks, support, and activities and let us help you succeed!
UTransition is a series of college preparation workshops for students with any type of disability or chronic health condition. Workshops will be held at the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (CIL). Anyone interested in participating should complete this registration form.
Boulderween! - Come to the wall on Halloween in a costume and CLIMB FOR FREE!
On April 15, 2014, the University of Michigan Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR) will host a symposium and dialogue on restorative practices from 1-5 p.m. The purpose of the symposium and dialogue is to introduce campus and community allies to the philosophy and applicability of restorative practices. In lieu of a traditional panel, the event will include break-out dialogue sessions on restorative practices in different sectors (schools, courts, universities, community, etc.).
There are lots of new exciting changes happening for student organizations at the University of Michigan.
The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs would like to invite you and your friends to stop by the office and kick off the month of November with their first Fun Friday! There will be snacks, fun activities, and many opportunities to meet new people. Even if you can only make it for a short amount of time, feel free to stop by and enjoy Friday with MESA students and staff members!
November 1, 2013
Office of MESA [Michigan Union, Room 2202]
12pm - 3pm
The excitement is in the air! Read this blog post by Campus Information Center staff member, Krissy, for everything you will need to know about making the first football Saturday of the season a success!
If you, or students you know, were unable to get tickets to President Obama's speech tomorrow, you can still attend an event near and dear to this administration's heart. The Michigan Daily and Student Life are co-sponsoring a Q&A Panel on the new University of Michigan Policy on Sexual Misconduct by Students
in the Kuenzel Room of the Michigan Union
Halloween is coming up soon! While you're brainstorming costume ideas and stocking up on candy, check out some of these upcoming events. Find out what's happening on campus and learn about tips for staying safe while having fun!
This spring, U-M students, faculty and staff submitted a diverse collection of educational apps, medical apps, games and map apps for the Spring 2013 Mobile Apps Challenge. Of this talented pool, four exciting winners have been chosen: M-Cam, Stay in the Blue, myBuddy, and hyperPhoto.
Vice President for Student Life Royster Harper and President Mark Schlissel sat down with approximately 35 students for the December Fireside Chat, President Schlissel's fourth of the year and his term and the final chat this semester.
The Fireside Chats are monthly conversations President Schlissel and Vice President Harper host for students to ask questions and share aspects about their Michigan experience.
If you are a U-M student not enrolled in classes for the Spring 2014 semester, you are eligible to purchase a Continuing Student membership.
As this semester comes to an end, preparation for the next school year in CAPS has already begun. We are now accepting applications from students for the 2014-2015 CAPS Student Advisory Board until 5pm Monday, April 28th.
The first event in the Social Justice Speaker Series will be held Tuesday, September 18th at 6:00pm in the Michigan League Ballroom and feature speaker Michael Benitez, Jr. In partnership with Latino Heritage Month the keynote will address leadership, activism, and communal formation in 21st Century America.
Om * buds * man: defined as a person who hears and attempts to resolve complaints and problems, as between students and a university.
Do not miss out on a calendar of events centering and celebrating Arab history, culture, food, dance performances, poetry, art, and, most importantly, a campus-wide celebration of Arab diaspora in the U.S. The theme for this year's Arab Heritage Month is "Yallah N3eesh: Sustaining the Arab Diaspora in the U.S." "Yallah N3eesh" means "let live" in Arabic and is a song by famous singer Um Khaltoum (pictured on the bottom left of the calendar).
Whether you are moving off-campus, looking for a new place to live, helping a friend move off-campus, or interested in meeting your Neighborhood Ambassador, Beyond the Diag invites you to attend the Off-Campus Housing Fair.
The Off-Campus Housing Fair is on Wednesday, February 19 from 1 pm - 4 pm in the Pendleton Room on the 2nd floor of the Michigan Union. We hope to see you there!
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated's International Leadership Conference brings together the leaders of the fraternity at large to discuss fraternity business, announce new candidates for leadership, provide opportunity for fellowship, and acknowledge brothers making a positive impact in the world.
Read the full article on the Greek Life website.
Take a break and relieve some stress with these events brought to you by the Center for Campus Involvement!
As you may know, U-M is in the process of moving project sites off of CTools. If you or your student organization has a CTools project site, now is the time to review those sites.
Highlight U-M student life and school spirit by creating a U-M inspired parody of the viral hit music video "Gangnam Style" and win $750 for your U-M student group!
Central Student Government (CSG) is partnering with Residential Dining, MHealthy, and University Unions to promote, encourage and reward healthy eating habits on campus through a loyalty punch card. Students, faculty and staff can pick up the simple paper punch card and receive punches after purchasing one of several featured food items. After collecting 10 punches, students can receive one MHealthy item free.
Whether it’s your first time navigating finals or you’re a seasoned pro, this time of year can be stressful. Trotter Multicultural Center is offering 72 hours of snacks, support, and activities to help you succeed!
Festifall: Tuesday, Sept 10th from 11am-4pm- Central Campus Diag
Go North! Fest: Thursday, Sept. 12th from 1-5pm, North Campus Diag
Trotter Multicultural Center invites you to join them at their upcoming fall events. There's fun, food, festivities and plenty of fellowship.
Vice President for Student Life Royster Harper and President Mark Schlissel sat down with approximately 30 students for the November Fireside Chat, President Schlissel's third of the year and his term.
The Fireside Chats are monthly conversations President Schlissel and Vice President Harper host for students to ask questions and share aspects about their Michigan Experience.
President Schlissel speaking at the Festifaith 2014: A celebration of faith on campus, September 23rd. Stop by anytime between 11 and 3 if you are around Central Campus.
Here is the schedule of speakers/presenters, but please stop by anytime between 11 and 3.
Students who enroll in the on-campus Intergroup Conflict and Coexistence course in Fall 2017 will be eligible to participate in a field experience in May 2018 for additional credit. Participants will spend one week traveling to cities like Ramallah, Jerusalem, Hebron, Bethlehem and Tel Aviv and meet with local activists and organizers.
Learn more by reading the full article on the Program for Intergroup Relations website.
The SSD Office is proud to be able to offer during the winter term 2013 a series of workshops aimed at improving students academic performance. These workshops will be carried out by nationally renowned educational psychologist, Dr. Geraldine Markel.
The next presentation will be this coming Tuesday, January 29th at noon, in the Palmer Commons Great Lakes Room North.