Career Center small group discussions are a fun and informal way to discuss topics ranging from your time at Michigan and beyond. Whether you are feeling concerned about a major, looking for ways to get involved on campus, seeking an internship or job, applying for graduate school, identifying interests, or a combination of many things, you will be able to find a topic that meets your needs. Facilitated by one of our knowledgable career coaches, these discussions can be a great way to launch your next step, all while meeting and talking to some pretty cool people.
University residence halls and apartments competed last semester in a month-long challenge to reduce their energy usage by at least 10 percent. When the results were tallied, the students had achieved 107,222 kilowatt hours in energy savings.
The Kill-A-Watt competition is a student-organized event, in collaboration with University Housing and funded by the Planet Blue Ambassadors Program. Read the full story in the University Record Update.
Trotter Multicultural Center invites you to join them at their upcoming fall events. There's fun, food, festivities and plenty of fellowship.
Every Wednesday, U-go's Convenience Store and the University Club restaurant will be featuring fresh produce from a local farm. Whether it’s a freshly prepared dish served at the University Club restaurant or all the makings of a tasty and healthy salad, side dish or vegetarian entree, visitors can stop in and select from an assortment of what is fresh off the farm. Frequent offerings include different kinds of lettuces, herbs, root vegetables, squash, beans and more. There are also fresh flowers available to purchase to brighten any setting.
In recognition of AIDS: in Black and Brown Week, the Michigan Women of Color Collective and the Egyptian Students' Association will be hosting a screening of the film, "Asmaa" which shares the story of an HIV-positive Egyptian woman trying to navigate saviors and sensationalism. After the film, there will be a facilitated discussion about the film with snacks and tea. Join us this Friday, December 6th from 7-10 pm in the North Quad Multi-cultural Lounge for this critical conversation!
Lavender Graduation is Thursday, April 30, 4:30-7:30pm in the Kuenzel Room of the Michigan Union. The last day to register for Lav Grad is Monday, April 20th at 5pm.
The Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR) is currently seeking applications from current UM students who are interested in serving on the OSCR Student Advisory Board for the 2014-2015 academic year. Composed of approximately 10-12 students, the Board provides advice and input to OSCR staff members on a broad range of issues relating to student conflict and student conduct. The Board also provides students with a unique opportunity to develop educational outreach activities and learn the processes that OSCR utilizes in managing conflict.
The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs and Trotter Multicultural Center presents...
72 Hour Study Break
Thursday, April 18 (midnight) to Sunday, April 21 (midnight)
Please encourage your friends to come out and take advantage of everything that MESA/Trotter has to offer you!
The bi-annual Trotter Multicultural Center 72 Hour Study Break is right around the corner! 11:59PM Thursday, April 17th through 11:59pm Sunday, April 20th, 2014. Come to study, eat, play games, get some comedic relief and de-stress at the Trotter!!
Study Break Highlights:
* 24/7 Coffee/Tea/Hot Cocoa and Snack Access,
* Massage’s by Relax Station
* Open Mic Performances, 24/7 movie screenings,
Come take a study break at Michigan's premier late night program, because it's finals time and you deserve some rest and relaxation! Friday December 7th at the Michigan Union you can "Live. Laugh. UMix." Enjoy an improv comedy show hosted by College Humor at 10:30, cookie decorating, relaxation stations that include meditation and massages and much more. The feature presentation is "What to Expect When You're Expecting" at 10:30pm.
Still thinking about that delicious chicken tender? Want to know how the farmer grew that sweet tomato? Wondering about the farm-to-fork industry? Then mark your calendars for a free event to
Meet the Farmers at South Quad
Monday, March 16, 2015
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Michigan Dining is sponsoring the event for students and faculty who want to know how sustainable food is produced and procured for all of University dining halls and restaurants.
While you might be wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day, you can still choose to stay true and stay blue. Here are some tips for having a fun weekend, while choosing to be safe and legal. "Staying in the Blue" means keeping your blood alcohol content (BAC) at .06 or below.
Whether you’re an Ann Arbor native, a student taking classes, or just visiting the campus, chances are, one of our incredible museums has something for you!
The Institution for Humanities in a year-long colloboration with U-M Initiative on Diversity Studies (UMInDS) and the National Center for Institutional Diversity will host three presentations this month for their BigWord event, Integrating Disability: Cross-Sensory Translation, Bodies of Dis/color, and Neurodiversity
Join us for our Winter 2013 U-M Community Conversations on Race as part of the theme semester on RACE!
The community conversations will be taking place at the Trotter Multicultural Center from 5:30pm - 8:00pm on:
Session 4: Wed. April 10th (Solutions)
Michigan Dining will share best practices of providing students with safe and sustainable dining through on-campus facilities, training and online communications. Five Dining staff members will present during the Fuel Up! 2015 NACUFS National Conference in Indianapolis on July 22-25, 2015. The annual conference, hosted by the National Association of Colleges & University Food Services (NACUFS), brings together professionals supporting education-based food services.
Coach Cafe Ann Arbor is participating in International Coaching Week!
Our local chapter is celebrating by sharing career, leadership, life and writing coaching at several locations in the area, FREE of charge.
Over 270 men on campus pledged to participate in the Men's Activism’s No Shave November for Consent. Congratulations to Oriol and a sincere thank you to all those who participated and supported the Men’s Activism No Shave November for Consent! Please enjoy these video submissions from Oriol and finalists Avery Robinson, and Sakib Elahi, as well as Men's Activism Volunteer Ajay Shenoy.
The university continues to promote sustainable transportation options to the campus community through its bicycle rental program, Blue Bikes.
Student organization registration for 2013-2014 is now live on Maize Pages. Each year, organizations need to register their organization with the Center for Campus Involvement in order to keep their active status and continue to utilize University resources such as a SOAS account, free room rentals, using the Diag and so much more.
The University of Michigan Residence Halls Association has won the Commitment to Diversity 2012 campus award from the Great Lakes Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (GLACURH).
IMPACT is a campus based leadership institute designed to foster improved relationships among campus leaders through an intensive, interactive weekend program. IMPACT emphasizes problem solving, leadership development, values-based decision making, effective communication, and community development. By the end of the weekend, participants should have a foundation of resources to help them move forward with leading their chapters and a network of peers who share the same experiences.
Are you a non-native English speaker who is seeking for multilingual tutoring? Join Sweetland Center for Writing's new program this semester, which offers peer tutoring centers that are conducted in a different language (though the piece of writing needs to be in English). Currently, the program offers Spanish and Arabic, but will be hopefully soon expand to include Mandarin, Urdu, and many more languages!
Celebrate OUTober with us!
This program includes information about programs happening on Campus during National Coming Out Week and LGBT History Month.
Please see our public calendar for more details, to see events that might not have been added to the program, or to add events to your personal calendar.
Two Hundred Years of Election Art” (Quirk Books, 2012). The back of each poster includes commentary and additional artwork; when visiting the exhibit, do not hesitate to turn any of the posters over to read more about the election that year. Enjoy the exhibit and remember to vote on Tuesday, November 6th then join us for an Elections Results Viewing Party at 8pm in the Michigan Union U-Club.
ITS will delay the October 1st date for discontinuing use of UM IMAP email. The goal is to give students, faculty and staff who use assistive technologies with Microsoft Outlook or MacMail time to convert their clients to Google mail. Support for configuring these client applications with Google will be provided at the Knox Center Adaptive Technology Computing Site (ATCS) in the Shapiro Library, Room 1128.
With the arrival of May, construction activity near the Michigan Union will increase. In addition to the activity at South Quad, which will continue through the summer, West Quad will close for a deep renovation over the next 15 months. The perimeter around West Quad will be fenced, including sidewalks adjacent to the building.
Looking for off campus housing? Beyond the Diag, a Student Life program housed in the Dean of Students Office, would like to announce the launch of our new University of Michigan Off-Campus Housing website: http://offcampushousing.umich.edu. We encourage students, faculty, and staff to check out the exciting new features offered on the site. The website enables you to search property listings by rental price and various amenities, plus view high definition pictures of individual properties.
The Program on Intergroup Relations is pleased to announce that starting in Winter 2015, undergraduate students have the ability to earn a Minor in Intergroup Relations Education. The minor formalizes a sequence of courses already offered to U-M students, and builds on 60+ years of intergroup relations theory and research.
Involvement Ambassadors serve as peer advisors for their fellow students. The Ambassadors work both individually and collectively as a team to assist fellow students that are exploring campus involvement. In addition, they are a peer resource for student organization leadership in the areas of campus policies and procedures, leadership development, and student organization best practices. The Ambassadors team works to create innovative trainings, resources, and networking opportunities for students.
Student and professional staff are both essential parts of the Michigan Housing team, and we are always ready to listen when ResStaff have concerns. While we hold that trust and dialogue are better ways of accomplishing a common goal, we understand that some ResStaff may have felt that disruptive action is necessary.
We assure you that this is not the case, and we are grateful for the recent ResStaff feedback that prompted us to provide new PPE to all communities, clarify our public health policies with residents, and improve communication with you. Read more
With the cold weather finally behind us and sunny days ahead, now is the perfect time to explore the great outdoors of North Campus! Take a walk through the woods and flower gardens; admire outdoor sculptures, fountains, and ponds; visit the art galleries -- maybe you’ll be lucky enough to catch a recital or performance! Need more ideas?
Many student veterans come to U-M with these specific responsibilities: a family, a career or job, military commitments: reserve duty or deployment, personal wellness,financial issues. The University of Michigan is prepared to help you meet these commitments. Our responsibility is to create the best environment for learning and living the Michigan Experience.
On behalf of MESA & La Casa, we are excited to extend an invitation to the 2018 Latinx Heritage Month Opening Ceremony! The Opening Ceremony will occur on September 11th at the Michigan League, Ballroom at 6 pm.
Michigan students, you could be cast in the University of Michigan's next Public Service Announcement or Admission's video... or both!
Date: Tuesday, August 6th
Time: 11:00am -7pm
Location: Michigan Photography, 500 S. State St., LSA Building, Room 0246 (basement level)
MESA, or the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, is one of the hidden resources on campus for all students. Through the Trotter Multicultural Center, all student organizations have a place to gather, host retreats or events, and learn about representing multicultural diversity on campus.
University students, faculty and staff as well as members of the broader community are invited to attend the Department of Public Safety crime meeting at 11:30 a.m. March 29, 2012. The meeting will be held in the Michigan Union Pendleton Room.