Student Life


Men's Rowing Team - Leaders and Best

A club-varsity program in Recreational Sports, the Men’s Rowing team truly represents Michigan as the Leaders and Best. The 2011 team posted a record of 74-4, winning both the Aberdeen Dad Vail and ECAC National Invitational regattas, and lead the entire team to its fourth consecutive American Collegiate Rowing Association (ACRA) Men’s National Championship.

Men's Rowing Team

Michigan Leadership Initiatives

Student Life Michigan Leadership Initiatives offers these exciting, energetic and life-transforming leadership development opportunities for students during the times where your academic activity is the lowest. 

2 UM students particpate in a leadership training activity

U-M Hosts Intercollegiate Team Pool Championships

Cue it up with the University of Michigan Billiards Team on November 4-6 as our five best wolverine pool players take on challengers from Virginia Tech, Purdue, Indiana, Illinois, Penn State, and nearly a dozen other intercollegiate rivals.  This is the University of Michigan Team Pool Championships, which the UM team has one once in its 8-year history. 

Pool player in black and white

Winter SORC Lottery Opens December 1st

The Winter SORC lottery opens on December 1, 2011.  Starting on that day, student organizations and U-M department representatives can reserve bus sign and glass showcase space; reserve the 4th floor conference room and banner production (BPA); and submit a lottery application for Winter Diag boards, Diag banner poles, Table Tents in University Unions, and the 24-foot Michigan Union banner.

SORC staff assists student organization representatives


FACT Fund Extends Grant for Adaptive Technology for Students with Disabilities

The FACT Fund has extended its three-year grant for adaptive technology to students with learning disabilities, and the Samet Family has generously offered their financial support for the new SSD peer mentorship program initiated this fall. An article focusing on the services our office provides was published this fall in The University Record.

SSD office meets with student

Investing in Ability 2011 Events Announced

For the UM community, Investing in Ability will host a series of events focusing on disability issues. The event begins on Monday, October 24th with therapy dogs on campus and concludes with a wheelchair basketball game on Saturday, November 12th. Congressman John Dingell will serve as Honorary Grand Marshall. For more information about this and all the Investing In Ability events, please the Investing in Ability website.

Therapy dog

The Career Center Offers Emerging Wolverines Program to U-M Freshmen

Freshman year is a time when many students begin exploring campus opportunities and begin finding their 'place' here at Michigan. While that exploration might not be career-focused, those experiences and decisions are meaningful pieces of the career exploration and decision-making puzzle that is put together during a student's time at U-M.

Young wolverine emerges from a stump

U-M America Reads Tutoring Corps Tutors Area Youth

The Ginsberg Center’s mission is to engage students, faculty, and community members in learning together through community service and civic participation in a diverse and democratic society.  One of several programs housed at Ginsberg Center, the America Reads Tutoring Corps has been committed to meeting the challenge to have all children reading well and independently by the end of third grade since 1997.

U-M student assists with America Reads program

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