Student Life

"Black and Blue: The Story of Gerald Ford, Willis Ward, and the 1934 Michigan-Georgia Tech Football Game": Documentary Screening

The Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and the Center for Public Policy in Diverse Societies will host a screening of the documentary titled Black and Blue: The Story of Gerald Ford, Willis Ward, and the 1934 Michigan-Georgia Tech Football Game, followed by a panel discussion featuring Former Senator Buzz Thomas (grandson of Willis Ward) and Steve Ford (son of President Gerald R. Ford) on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 in conjunction with the Martin Luther King Day events. See UM Events for more details. 

TIME: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ROOM: Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, Annenberg Auditorium, 735 S. State Street, 1120 Weill Hall, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Residents Compete to Reduce Energy

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.


Freshmen Orientation at the Winter Career Expo | Career Center

I’m a first year student….should I come to Expo? First year students are encouraged to attend the career fair and this year, with over 30 organizations interested in hiring first and second year students for internships, the Career Center is offering resources directly geared towards freshmen for them to have a very meaningful experience at the Expo. Because career fairs can be very large and intimidating, the Career Center is offering a “Freshmen Orientation at the Career Expo.”

Student asking questions at a job fair

Sexpertise 2013: Positive Talk about Sex, Relationships, and Health | SSD

Why talk about sexuality? How can I communicate about what I want?   How does the media influence how we treat each other?   Is Fifty Shades of Grey for real?   Find the answers to these and other questions at Sexpertise 2013!

Sexpertise brings 3 days of events on sexuality and relationships to the Michigan League. All events are free and open to the public. Sexpertise events showcase leading researchers, inspiring community members and talented U-M peer educators from Sexperteam to bring you the latest in sexuality and relationship information.

Winterfest 2013

Winterfest 2013 is here!  Did you miss your chance to explore the student organization opportunties this past fall?   Now is your chance.  Winterfest will host over 120 student organizations and departments during this year's event.  Learn more about student organizations and departments, get free stuff and free food.

Date:  Tuesday, January 15th
Time:  4pm-8pm
Location:  2nd Floor, Michigan Union


Elevating our Community - 70 leaders - 1 weekend | Greek Life

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.

Students brainstorming together