Student Life - Research

Long-Term Outcomes: How Participation in Project Community Affects UM Alumni

Project Community is one of the University of Michigan's longest running community service-learning (CSL) programs. Between 350 and 450 UM undergrads participate in one of Project Community's 30+ sections each academic year. Students work with a community partner in one of five program areas: education, public health, criminal justice, gender and sexuality, and organizing for social justice. This study examines the long term learning outcomes of this effort on alumni.

Working (it all) out: Physical Health, Gender, and Self Confidence

Trends across the nation find more and more Americans are overweight and not maintaining an active lifestyle. How do our students compare? Do exercise and healthy activities affect student confidence? How do male and female students compare when looking at their physical activity?