Student Life

A debatable future

He looks at his laptop, takes a deep breath and starts his timer.

Allen begins speaking at a furious rate, his manner completely changed: He’s intense and stressed. Some words are heard —"anthropological," "economy," "prices,"— but his diction is so fast that his sentences are literally incomprehensible to the average ears. His head shakes back and forth as his eyes move across the laptop screen. He takes only ragged, gasping breaths. Everyone else frantically takes notes, straining to hear every word. For the next nine minutes he continues like this until four timers go off within milliseconds of each other. He stops....

Tamara Williams Memorial Lecture set for March 28

Tamara Williams was a University of Michigan student and Family Housing resident when she was killed by her boyfriend in 1997. The annual lecture is meant to commemorate her life, raise awareness of domestic and dating violence, and increase interest in their prevention.

Dr. Tricia Bent-Goodley

Facilitation Training Opportunity

Want to be a better listener? Need some leadership experience?  Want to boost your resume? Attend Facilitation Training! Learn how to facilitate meetings, discussions and workshops for diverse groups and settings!

Friday March 22nd,  2pm - 8pm
Saturday March 23rd, 10am - 5pm

Trotter Multicultural Center  
1443 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Applications are due March 13th, 2013. Continue reading to learn more!

Want to be a better listener? Need some leadership experience? Want to boost your resume? Attend Facilitation Training!

February Fireside Chat

On February 5th, University President, Mary Sue Coleman, and Vice President for Student Life, Royster Harper, hosted the 1st Fireside Chat of the Winter 2013 semester.

Here is a transcript of the dialogue between them and the students. They address student concerns and daily life at Michigan and some students ask the President and Vice President about their times at Michigan and abroad.

Topics discussed this month were: better connecting North and Central Campus, undergraduate child care, African American male athlete graduation rates, campus safety, and more.

Mary Sue Smiling

Off-Campus Housing Fair - All Welcome to Attend

The University of Michigan's Beyond the Diag Program and University Housing have partnered to host an off-campus housing fair 

Wednesday, February 20  
Noon to 5 pm 
Michigan Union Ballroom, located on the 2nd floor. 

All are welcome to attend this event.

Off Campus Housing Fair