Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Jonathan St. Clair, a.k.a. Super InLight, breakdances in the halls of Michigan Union during the Midwest Hip Hop Summit. The fifth annual event, hosted for the second year at U-M, featured workshops on graffiti art and DJ mixing along with panel discussions about higher education and hip-hop. The Feb. 6-7 MLK Symposium event was sponsored by the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs. (Photo by Austin Thomason, U-M Photo Services)

Students to explore energy options in Wyoming this summer
Imagine if a small community could become an experimental city for cost-effectively testing alternative energy systems before actually investing in those options. Well that’s exactly what will happen at the U-M Camp Davis Rocky Mountain Field Station in Jackson Hole, Wyo. this summer, when a group of undergraduates take a class called Sustainable & Fossil Energy: Options & Consequences.

Tips to streamline the MHealthy Wellness Assessment process
In its first week, more than 1,000 faculty and staff members have completed MHealthy Wellness Assessments. For the thousands yet to come, organizers remind everyone to: take the online Health Questionnaire prior to the appointment (be sure to click ‘Save and Finish Later’ at the end) and bring the questionnaire ID and password the day of the assessment.

Astronomy speaker series brings top national experts to campus
The Winter 2009 Theme Semester — "The Universe: Yours to Discover" — includes an Astronomy of the 21st Century Distinguished Speaker Series, that brings some of the field's top experts to campus.

The Michigan Difference

Community Outreach -
A School of Dentistry tradition

Helping those in need in communities across Michigan is nothing new for the School of Dentistry. Talk to the school's fourth-year dental students and it’s likely they will say that their community outreach experiences were the highlight of their years in dental school.