Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Guests sample food selections from University Catering during University Unions’ annual Wedding Tasting event at the Michigan League. More than 140 brides- and grooms-to-be and parents attended the event, in which guests also viewed optional table sets, centerpieces, gourmet coffee service, lighting and music. (Photo by John Diamond Photography)

Weeklong seminar prepares students for global leadership roles
Many U-M students traveled to warmer climates for spring break, but 42 of them went north to focus on building the essential skills needed to be effective leaders in a diverse, global environment.

EIHS invigorates intellect through lectures, organizers say
UC-Berkeley professor Michael Watts’ upcoming lecture on oil and modern-day pirates is one of several historically grounded yet contemporarily relevant lectures organized every semester by the Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, organizers say.

Seniors encouraged to complete the College Senior Survey
University leaders and faculty members are encouraging seniors planning to graduate this spring to participate in an annual national survey of higher education. The principal goal of this research is to determine how students are affected by their college experiences.

The Michigan Difference

In step with the giant: China
It's February 2008, and School of Public Health Associate Dean for Practice Matthew Boulton is riding a bus on his fifth visit to China in the past year and a half. It's the kind of travel schedule that evolves when you're launching a two-way exchange program on the other side of the world.