Erb students to help cities save money, gain energy efficiency
With the help of a grant from the Ford Motor Co., students from the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise are helping create a solution for challenges facing some of Michigan's poorest cities: an innovative financial model that will provide desperately needed capital to upgrade facilities, reduce energy consumption and save money.
Student-athletes take the stage tonight at annual Mock Rock
Varsity student-athletes will put their onstage talents on display tonight at Hill Auditorium in the annual Mock Rock fundraiser. Organizers hope to raise $100,000 for the Child and Family Life program of C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, Michigan Autism Partnership, and Student-Athletes Leading Social Change. Among the celebrity judges will be football coach Brady Hoke.
UM-Flint program joins commemoration of Raoul Wallenberg
The 20th anniversary of U-M's acclaimed Wallenberg program will be marked with the inauguration of “Wallenberg@Flint,” which builds on Ann Arbor’s annual commemoration of the life and courage of Raoul Wallenberg, a 1935 U-M graduate who saved tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews near the end of World War ll.
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A home for a veteran
The recent presentation of a renovated house to U.S. Navy veteran Ashley Gordy capped off six months of work by two UM-Flint groups, Kappa Sigma Fraternity and the Student Veterans of America. A joint effort with Habitat for Humanity, the project involved thousands of volunteer hours and thousands of dollars in donations.