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‘Someone I looked forward to seeing every day’: Ginsberg Center Director Mary Jo Callan stepping down in May

Mary Jo Callan, director of the Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning, will be stepping down from her position on May 5 and taking on a new role beginning May 17 as the Stark Family executive director at Brown University’s Swearer Center for Public Service. Callan will also be accepting a position as […]

Posted inColumnsOpinion

Research is for everyone

Among the various extracurricular opportunities offered at most universities, research seems to be one of the most underrated, given its numerous benefits. According to a 2017 study conducted by the Computing Research Association, 72% of undergraduate students had not participated in formal research, with the majority of those having no plans to do so. I […]

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The Problem with white saviorism

Summer — when my social media feed is filled up with pictures of volunteers in developing countries talking about how their “perceptions have been altered” and how much “more aware” they are now. Looking closer, I might notice how the work they took part in didn’t really have that much of an impact. Even more, […]

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CSG discusses inclusion and equity initiatives in student organizations, financial funding for basic student needs

The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government met Tuesday evening to discuss equity and inclusion initiatives for admissions into student organizations and a resolution on financial funding that would provide students in need with basic items necessary for online student life.  First, a second draft of a resolution to enact requirements to ensure equity and […]

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Michigan Fashion Media Summit begins annual conference on fashion industry

The Michigan Fashion Media Summit’s fourth annual conference began virtually on Monday morning, drawing an audience of about 200 people. This year’s summit, which features several leading professionals in the fashion industry, is the first to span three days. LSA seniors Juliette Sibley and Kate Lowenbaum, co-presidents of the MFMS, kicked off the event by […]