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  1. Conversations for Change: Art as a Force for Social Change

        Interview conducted by Keara Kotten #UMSocial Intern and University of Michigan Class of 2022   Chanel: Hi y’all. It’s good to be able to speak to you. MyRead More

  2. Campus Conversations: Where Do We Go From Here? Exploring Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the New Year

      This is part of an ongoing series of student-led candid conversations with members of leadership at University of Michigan.     In this campus conversation, Vice Provost for EquityRead More

  3. Year in Review: New Initiatives

      The year 2020 was a rollercoaster for everything, even content strategy. UMSocial kicked it off in January by hosting its first conference, the State of Social, gathering thought leadershipRead More

  4. Year in Review: Top Social Shares of 2020

      Social media’s great strength has always been its ability to connect people around the world, instantaneously, and (almost always) for free. Inspiring unprecedented dialogues, collaborations, and communities, social mediaRead More

  5. Conversations for Change: The COVD-19 Reality

        As the coronavirus continues to spread across the nation, headlines continue to highlight the immense impact and severity of the pandemic across society, enabling some to feel distancedRead More

  6. Celebrate Graduation Virtually

      Show Your Support for U-M Students in Social Add a celebratory frame to your Facebook profile, Send a Snap with our graduation filters, or join your next Zoom callRead More

  7. Campus Conversations with Leadership

      In our latest podcast series, five members of University of Michigan leadership sat down, virtually, with five U-M students to candidly discuss campus life amidst COVID-19, building communities, stayingRead More

  8. Campus Conversations: Leading and Looking Forward 

        This is part of an ongoing series of student-led candid conversations with members of leadership at University of Michigan.     In this campus conversation, University of MichiganRead More

  9. Campus Conversations: Prioritizing Wellness and Pushing Beyond the Pandemic

        This is part of an ongoing series of student-led candid conversations with members of leadership at University of Michigan.     In this campus conversation, Vice President forRead More

  10. Campus Conversations: Staying Connected and Informed

      This is part of an ongoing series of student-led candid conversations with members of leadership at University of Michigan.   In this campus conversation, Assistant Vice President for PublicRead More

  11. Campus Convos: Building and Serving Communities

      This is part of an ongoing series of student-led candid conversations with members of leadership at University of Michigan.     In this campus conversation, Associate Dean of StudentsRead More

  12. Campus Conversations: U-M Dean of Students Laura Blake Jones

      This is the first in a series of student-led candid conversations with members of leadership at University of Michigan.      In this campus conversation, Dean of Students LauraRead More

  13. Conversations for Change: Exploring the Impact of Transgender Awareness Week

        In this episode of the Conversations for Change podcast, U-M graduate student and #UMSocial intern Josh Nichols talks to University of Michigan alumna Emily Kaufman about the significanceRead More

  14. Destigmatizing Conversations About Mental Health

        Ashley: Hi, I’m Ashley. I’m a senior from Long Beach, California, majoring in biopsychology, cognition, and neuroscience with a minor in law justice and social change. I joinedRead More

  15. Discussing the Respond, Resist, Rethink Exhibition

        Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your role in the Respond/ Resist/ Rethink Exhibition?    My name is Ellie Schmidt. I’m originally from ColoradoRead More

  16. I Wish to Say

        The “I Wish to Say” project is an effort to activate democracy through art. Since 2004 Sheryl Oring, and a group of typists, have set up portable officesRead More

  17. Conversations for Change: Listening and Learning

      Ryan Perry, U-M junior, and Jumanah Saadeh, U-M graduate student, discuss what intersectionality means to them and incorporating intersectionality into advocacy work.     Interview conducted by Keara KottenRead More

  18. Student Perspectives: Back on Campus

        Coming back to campus has been strange. The U-M community is “logging in” from all across the world this semester. While some students chose to return to AnnRead More

  19. Conversations for Change: I’m Rooting For You

      Interview conducted by Keara Kotten #UMSocial Intern and University of Michigan Class of 2022   Q: Hello, my name is Keara Kotten, and I have Jessica Gardiner here withRead More

  20. Welcome HoMe: U-M Students on the Public Health-Informed Fall Semester

        As students prepared to return to classes in a new way, they voiced expectations, concerns, and hopes for a public health-informed fall 2020 semester. Using guidance from theRead More

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