A group of approximately 50 students, faculty and community members gathered Monday night in the ballroom of the Michigan League for an open mic night, showcasing the stories and experiences of Asian/Pacific Islander Americans.
On Monday evening, about 50 students attended a fireside chat hosted by Lean In at University of Michigan in the Ross School of Business. The event discussed women in politics, and panelists included local Michigan state representatives as well as politically active campus leaders.
Gene Sperling, economist and policy adviser to Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, reflected on his professional career and discussed economic dignity in an event Monday coordinated by the Ford School of Public Policy and the Center on Finance, Law and Policy as part of its Policy Tal
At the La Casa Unity Ball on Saturday, Latin Combo, a Caribbean-inspired band, played Cuban-American singer Celia Cruz’s iconic song “Carnival.” The music, punctuated with strong bass lines and trumpet accents, also had a number of people who got up to dance during the sit-down dinner.
On Friday morning, almost 50 high school students from Lincoln High School and Enterprise High School in Warren visited the University of Michigan campus for an all-inclusive college experience, as part of Project Lighthouse’s campus day program.