Campus Life

Poet Zilka Joseph encourages students in the Mindful Leader Program to use writing to creatively engage with their environments at the Weiser Wednesday night.

On Wednesday, the University of Michigan’s Barger Leadership Institute invited Zilka Joseph, internationally acclaimed poet, author and teacher, to lead a poetry workshop in Weiser Hall for advanced fellows in a BLI cohort called the

LSA senior Cece speaks on her experiences as a non-traditional student who made her way into CSG during the Value the Voice event Tuesday in the UMMA.

Students, alumni, faculty and staff unraveled their life stories to the Value the Voice audience Tuesday night at the Helmut Stern Auditorium at the University of Michigan Museum of Art.

Students Ade Ijidakinro and Shaima Abdullah lead an Anti-racism teach-in at West Quad Tuesday.

A group of six students and two student-leaders from Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs convened for a peer-led anti-racism teach-in Tuesday evening to discuss ways to combat racial intolerance and promote a more inclusive environment at the University of Michigan.

Rackham student Aunrika Tucker-Shabazz discusses the disparities in how young Black girls are treated in public school as a part of the King Talks on Tuesday at the Rackham Amphitheatre.

About 50 students and faculty convened Tuesday evening in the Rackham Amphitheatre for the 2nd annual King Talks, a TED-talk style lecture. The event is part of the weeklong Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Julia Putnam, principal and co-founder of the James and Grace Lee Boggs School, discusses her school's reformed approach to education at the MLK Day Keynote Memorial Lecture Monday at Hill Auditorium.

More than 1,000 students and Ann Arbor residents filled Hill Auditorium on Monday to hear keynote speakers principal and co-founder of the James and Grace Lee Boggs School in Detroit Julia Putnam and anti-racism activist and writer Tim Wise discuss issues of inequality and injustice in Amer

The History and Afroamerican and African Studies departments hosted the panel discussion "Fighting for Our Rights: Three Young Women Facing Southern Racism in the 1960s" Monday in Tisch Hall.

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.

Anne Curzan, Geneva Smitherman Collegiate Professor of English, Linguistics, and Education, discusses the importance of choice of words during the "Fights about Language and Political Correctness: What's At Stake?" discussion Monday in Angell Hall.

More than 200 people filled Angell Hall Auditorium B on Monday for “Fights about Language and Political Correctness: What’s at Stake?” The discussion, led by Anne Curzan, professor of English and associate dean for humanities, and linguistics professor Robin Queen, addressed the term “polit

Students gather together in a Circle of Unity singing and dancing together in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Mason Hall Monday.

More than 100 people gathered inside Haven Hall for the 13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Circle of Unity hosted by the Michigan Community Scholars Program.

Keynote speaker Trisha Sakhuja-Walia, founder of, discusses the importance of South Asian identity in media at the SAAN conference at the Michigan League Saturday

About 300 students and faculty attended the 17th Annual South Asian Awareness Network Conference took place Saturday  at the Michigan League.

Psychology Professor Dr. Ram Mahalingam speaks to the Mindful Leader Program on the importance of servant leadership at the Barger Institute Wednesday night.

Ramaswami Mahalingam, director of the University’s Barger Leadership Institute, spoke to students Wednesday night about the role of global feminists in leadership.