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  1. February 2017 Recap

    February may be the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean there’s any less activity on campus—or at #UMSocial. Follow along for the highlights of the month: Facebook:Read More

  2. A Conversation About Digital Dating Abuse #UMichChat Recap

    On February 16, in collaboration with Michigan Medicine and the U-M Adolescent Health Initiative, UMSocial facilitated a Facebook Live #UMichChat Panel that addressed the topic of digital dating abuse.This chatRead More

  3. UMSocial meets Spectacles

    This past September,  Snap Inc. released Spectacles, camera-equipped sunglasses that allow users to shoot first-person videos that can be wirelessly uploaded to and shared via the Snapchat app. The glassesRead More

  4. Hunger, Hope, and Healing #UMichChat Recap

    It’s estimated that more than 30 million Americans will develop an eating disorder at some point in their lives. Disordered eating behaviors are increasingly common among the young: studies haveRead More

  5. Houston, We Have a Wolverine.

    Like many self-professed nerds, I follow @NASA on social media. However, most self-professed nerds cannot claim to be a social media intern for their university. Because of my unique situationRead More

  6. January 2017 Recap

    January 2017 @UMSocial  The first month of 2017 was full of action as students returned to campus to for winter semester, and UMSocial captured the goings-on. Follow along to learnRead More

  7. U-M Discusses Action-Based Research to Fight Poverty: #UMichChat Recap

    Poverty Solutions: U-M Discusses Action Based Research to Fight Poverty In January 2017, U-M announced new investments in the Poverty Solutions initiative, a series of community/academic research partnerships that aimsRead More

  8. Top 10 Things Every Wolverine ‘Grammed in 2016

    The Diag on the first day of classes Arguably the MOST photogenic of all collegiate gathering spaces, this classic shot says ‘I take academics and #aesthetics SUPER seriously.’ And who couldRead More

  9. Top 10 Things Every Wolverine ‘Grammed in 2016

      The Diag on the first day of classes Arguably the MOST photogenic of all collegiate gathering spaces, this classic shot says ‘I take academics and #aesthetics SUPER seriously.’ And whoRead More

  10. Taking Abbee’s Armee Live

    What happens in an operating room is a mystery to most people—even to those who’ve had surgery.  Patients are generally sedated, and parents and family usually aren’t allowed past pre-opRead More

  11. December 2016 #UMichChat recap

    Are we consumers of fact or fiction? How do sensationalized headlines and inaccurate stories shape our perception of current events? In an online environment full of fake news, how doRead More

  12. Now Playing: University of Michigan joins Spotify

    Music provides a backdrop for our everyday experiences, helps us remember significant moments in time, and can both lift our mood and provide us solace. Whether it’s a bike ride to class, aRead More

  13. November 2016 @ UMSocial

    The Thanksgiving holidays are over, and the end of the Fall 2016 semester is in sight. As November comes to a close, it’s time to take a look back andRead More

  14. October 2016 @ UMSocial

    M. Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables, once said “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” We can’t help but agree with her: hereRead More

  15. Twitter vs. Facebook Live: Which live chat format is best for your conversation?

    The objective of our #UMichChat series is to provide a venue for thought leaders across higher education to reflect on their accomplishments and share their ideas. Over the past twoRead More

  16. September 2016 @ UMSocial

    September: a new term begins, bringing with it new routines, new relationships, new goals—and of course, a new class of eager Wolverines. Each student comes to campus with a uniqueRead More

  17. Getting Paid to Snapchat: My UMSocial Internship Experience

    It was a humid Monday afternoon in July. I had just hiked down a steep wooded decline in Nichols Arboretum while wearing a dress, an unplanned addition to my day.Read More

  18. Digital since Delivery

    Social media has not only reshaped the ways in which we connect with others and consume information, it has also completely altered the way we curate our lives. When wasRead More

  19. Dear #Victors2020: UMichChat Recap

    On Friday, August 12, students and alumni gathered to share their advice for the incoming freshmen, the Victors 2020. Panelists included: Abi Walker, rising junior and member of the SynchronizedRead More

  20. July 2016 @ UMSocial

    Whether around the world or outside our front door, the leaders and best kept in touch in July. See what the month had to offer across our platforms. On Thursday,Read More

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