Campus Life

Javier Solorzano Parada, Program Manager for The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, speaks about his experience as a first generation college student throughout his education and career at the First Gen Symposium at Rackham Wednesday afternoon.

On Wednesday, as part of a series to promote the success of first-generation college students, the Office of the Vice President for Student Life hosted a symposium called “Blazing a Trail to First-Gen Success” at Rackham Assembly Hall, attended mainly by faculty and staff.

Veteran Dale Throneberry salutes another veteran during the "Stories of Service" event at Hill Monday evening.

Veterans, their families and supportive attendees gathered at Hill Auditorium at the University of Michigan Monday evening to listen to five veterans share stories about their time in active duty and life after service.

The show was split into two parts — the first focused on what to wear to the polls.

As part of their VOTE! 2018 initiative, the University of Michigan Museum of Art partnered with SHEI Magazine, Bronze Elegance Fashion Show, NOiR Runway Fashion and enspiRED to put on a voting-themed fashion show Monday night.

SAPAC hosts the 33rd annual Survivor Share and Speak Out event at the League ballroom Sunday night.

Fairy lights and supportive signs decorated the room as more than 150 survivors and allies gathered at the 33rd annual Sexual Assault and Prevention Awareness Center Survivor Speak-out in the Michigan League Ballroom Sunday evening.

Stuart Soroka speaks at a round table discussion about the 2018 election at the Institute for Social Research in an event sponsored by the Center for Political Studies Thursday night.

Three professors and political science professionals discussed what they felt was required in order to be informed ahead of midterm elections on Tuesday at a roundtable discussion Thursday at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research. 

LSA Senior Alasia Tardy speaks on a panel of first generation college students about her experience in preparation for, during and after studying abroad at North Quad Residence Hall Wednesday evening.

The University of Michigan organization First-Generation College Students at Michigan held a panel Wednesday evening, during which first-generation students shared their experiences abroad, the resources they used and how they told their peers about going abroad.

University professors speak at the "There's Always Someone Who Doesn't Want You to Vote Panel" at Tisch Hall Tuesday.

More than 100 students, faculty and staff attended the event “There’s Always Someone Who Doesn’t Want You to Vote” Tuesday at Tisch Hall at the University of Michigan.

Aly Schmidt from Bridge magazines conducts the discussion at the Divided Michigan documentary screening at Weill Hall Tuesday.

With days until the election, resurfacing the documentary “Michigan Divided” from earlier this year seems appropriate. The film focuses on the differences and similarities between Michigan residents from across the state and the political spectrum.

First generation college students speak at a panel about challenges and the importance of mentorship at the Student Activity Center Tuesday

First-generation student panelists convened Tuesday morning for a discussion about the invaluable role of mentorship in transitioning to life at the University of Michigan.

Students attend a community gathering in a series of 2018 First Gen Week events in Couzens Hall Monday evening. First Gen Week continues until this Friday, with events on topics like mentorship, mental health and networking.

First Year Experience, a division of the University of Michigan’s Office of Student Life, hosted “First Gen? First Year? Questions and Community” Monday, an event intended to help first-generation students navigate their freshman years, in Couzens Multipurpose Room.