Student Life

University Unions student staff learn a latte at Michigan Coffee Conference

The history, science and art of coffee were the areas of focus at the Michigan Coffee Conference hosted by University Unions at Pierpont Commons on May 10-11, 2012. About a dozen University Unions Food Service staff and several student staff from the coffee cafes, including Bert’s and Beanster’s, also attended the conference to sharpen their barista skills.

keyon Purite at Michigan Coffee Conference

SAPAC Collaborates with UMMA on Art Exhibit

SAPAC has created a collaborative project with the University of Michigan Museum of Art(UMMA) entitled, “Paths to Renewal,” which is a virtual exhibit to commemorate SAPAC's 25th Anniversary at the University of Michigan.  Feel free to explore the website and share your thoughts in the comments section.  You may even want to take a tour in UMMA as part of our alumni weeked or on your own to see some of the selected pieces.

sapac statuette

Vincent Who Screening with Curtis Chin

As part of Asian/ Pacific American Heritage Month 2012 & in recognition of the 30th Anniversary of the Vincent Chin case, you are invited to a film screening of Vincent Who? and panel discussion with Director/Producer Curtis Chin (UM Alum) on Tuesday, April 10th at 6pm.

film screening of vincent who

New North Campus video!

North Campus students have been exploring, karaoking, dancing, tailgating, game playing , hot air ballooning, skating, flash mobbing, ice carving, and more this year --  Check out the NEW North Campus Vibrancy video  highlighting some of the fun times! Most of these events were hosted by University Unions and the Center for Campus Involvement, along with other North Campus partners, as part of the Go North! initiative.

DPS invites public to March 29 crime meeting

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. 

Join us for the Michigan Difference Student Leadership Awards

You are cordially invited to walk down the blue carpet at the Michigan Difference Student Leadership awards with your friends, fellow organization members, or even solo in your snazzy casual attire for a night filled with swag, music, food and many surprises. The Michigan Difference Student Leadership Awards will be held on March 28th from 6-9 pm. at the Michigan Union Rogel Ballroom.

Michigan Debate to send three teams to National tournament

On March 12, the U-M Debate program officially qualified three teams to the 2012 National Debate Tournament, which will be held at Emory University on March 30 - April 2.  U-M was only one of six teams in the country to qualify the maximum of three teams, and the first time since 2000 that U-M has qualified three teams to the NDT.

Take Your Professor to Lunch

The "Take Your Professor or GSI to Lunch" program continues for the winter 2012 semester! The program offers students and faculty an opportunity to enjoy lunch together for FREE.

students dining at U-Club

PhotoVoice: 3/11 Disasters through Women’s Lenses

Center for Japanese Studies' events marking the one-year anniversary of the earthquakes and tsunami in Northeastern Japan begin this week. The photo exhibition, “PhotoVoice: 3/11 Disasters through Women’s Lenses,” will be opened with a public reception this Thursday, March 8th (5:30-6:30pm). The exhibition will be on view in the International Institute’s Gallery space from March 8th through the end of April.

Japan's Tsunami photo