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.
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.
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.
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.
With the introduction of UM’s Interim Procedure for Addressing Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Students, the Office of Student Conflict Resolution is interested in feedback or comments students might have related to the interim procedure or ideas about what they would like a future policy to look like. Please visit www.oscr.umich.edu for details on the interim procedure and send thoughts to email@example.com.
On Saturday, October 22, 2011, members of the Greek Community will come together to give back to the greater Ann Arbor area. During the 2nd annual day of service, students in the Panhellenic Association, Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and National Pan-Hellenic Council have the opportunity to pick from a variety of opportunities and skill levels.
Flu is here already, so now is a great time to get a flu shot to help minimize your risk of getting sick. University Health Service provides flu shots, and you can schedule online. See the UHS website for additional details and scheduling.
On September 11th, over 700 participants attended the 17th annual “Taste of Culture” Welcome Week event to learn about all that Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs and the Trotter Multicultural Center have to offer! Hispanic Heritage Month 2011 started off with a fun & festive Kickoff with the band Grupo Alexis who had everyone up and dancing.
The Michigan Student Assembly and University Unions hosted the first-ever MFarmer's Market September 15th and October 6th --on the patio at the Michigan Union--where students, faculty, and visitors could come together to learn about and enjoy the fresh, local, and sustainable products available to them on campus, fresh from the farm! With chef demonstrations, free
samples, a plant sale, giveaways, games and an overall focus on healthy and sustainable living, the Michigan Farmers’ Market celebrated sustainable food in an engaging, fun, and tasty way for all those involved!
The Michigan Union Ticketing Office--MUTO for short--has unveiled its innovative new ticketing system, VENDINI, at their office on the Michigan Union ground floor. VENDINI is an exciting and highly personalized service for customers that provides print-on-demand tickets and lower service fees.