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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 forRead More

  7. 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

  8. Campus Conversations: Advocating for the Student Experience

      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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. Conversations for Change: Bridging the Advocacy Gap

      University of Michigan senior student Josiah Walker shares his experiences being a student advocate bridging the gap between informal spaces on spaces and formal advocacy spaces. He also discussesRead More

  18. Welcome HoMe: Prioritizing Mental Health and Support Networks

        University of Michigan senior Chase Camp explores addressing and promoting mental health on campus and within the community, and highlights the work of the Wolverine Support Network (WSN)Read More

  19. Welcome HoMe: Resident Advisor Edition

      Resident advisors Cam Turner and Ryan Victor Joseph describe life in the dorms, the first-year experience, and how they plan on embracing a hybrid semester.   Interview conducted byRead More

  20. Welcome HoMe: Mixed Emotions and Unprecedented Times

      University of Michigan senior Shreya Patil describes how she has adapted as president of a student organization, a virtual Festifall, and her excitement to be back in Ann Arbor.Read More

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