Student Life

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

Financing the University of Michigan


Provost Phil Hanlon invites U-M students to learn first-hand how financing the university works.  Come hear the provost and vice provost discuss how U-M is funded; how tuition is set; and how the budget works.

dollar bills

U-M Native American Student Association Hosts 40th Annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow

It's time again for the annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow, where thousands of people from Michigan, across the U.S., and Canada gather to celebrate and learn about Native American culture and traditions.

Forty years after a small group of Native American students and community members founded the annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow in Ann Arbor, it has evolved into a popular community-wide event hosted by the Native American Student Association at the University of Michigan.

Dancers at 2009 Powwow

Debate Team Wins Indiana University Debate Tournament

On Monday, January 23rd, the U-M Debate Team won Indiana University's 2012 Hoosier Invitational DebateTournament.  After defeating teams from Northwestern, Michigan State, Iowa, Minnesota, Wayne State, and several more, the team brought the tournament trophy home to Ann Arbor.  Go blue!



U-M Debate Team

Students Making the Michigan Difference: Josh Greenfield

"Honestly, I don’t think any one student is the 'Michigan Difference'. I think the U of M community as a whole embodies this idea through their diverse talents and wide range of knowledge and experiences that they bring to the table in everything they do."

Josh Greenfield