Student Life

Helping a Friend

Do something… with UM college student mental health by viewing the Counseling & Psychological Services Student Advisory Board’s (CAPS SAB) new video “How to Help a Friend”. This video is one in a series of videos found on the CAPS website: http://www.umich.edu/~caps/videos.html


Blavin Scholarship Benefits Students from Foster Care

In 2006, Paul and Amy Blavin endowed a University of Michigan scholarship benefitting students from foster care in the state of Michigan admitted to the University. The Blavins' dedication to students from foster care extends beyond Michigan to their home state of Arizona where they support a similar scholarship.

Paul and Amy Blavin


Stay in the Blue

Heisman Trophy winner and Super Bowl MVP Desmond Howard stars in a student-produced video that urges Michigan students to moderate their alcohol intake so they can "stay in the blue."

Desmond Howard


New Director Heads OSCR

The new Director of DSA’s Office of Student Conflict Resolution (OSCR) got interested in conflict during his undergraduate years. "I was talking to a fraternity brother who was pretty upset about someone he assumed was flirting with his ex-girlfriend. This big, macho guy stormed out of the room angrily and said 'I'm going to go talk to that guy' and within ten minutes the whole thing was resolved; I was amazed!" At that moment Jay realized he had been wasting unnecessary emotional energy by avoiding difficult conversations.

New Director Heads OSCR Jay


Smoke Free Campus

In our ongoing effort to create an environment that is healthy for all members of our community, the University of Michigan will become a smoke-free university. This will help ensure a healthier environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors.

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