View the current issue of the Michigan Impact Newsletter, showing the economic impact U-M has on the state of Michigan.
Did You Know....
- Vice President for Government Relations Cynthia Wilbanks recently spoke to the Dental School Board of Govenors during their spring meeting regarding funding for higher education. Read More
- You can learn more about the State’s higher education appropriations process by joining the Alumni Association’s Legislative Advocacy program.
- New Information Available - Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan - Integrated Assessment Overview and Discussion of a meeting held in Lansing, MI on March 5, 2013. Video, Q&A and more here
- The 97th Legislature ties to U-M. 1/5 (22) of the 110 members of the State House hold UM degrees from Ann Arbor, Flint or Dearborn. They will join 5 UM alumni already serving in the State Senate.
- Not sure who your elected officials are? You can look them up by entering your address on the Alumni Association’s Legislative Advocacy site. Under “Other,” select “District Lookup.” You can also find contact information for Michigan’s federal and state elected officials.
- Michigan Education Dashboard Governor Snyder introduced a Michigan Education Dashboard to track several indicators of success. Here's a look at how the University of Michigan stacks up. The Michigan Model
- The Detroit Center is the base of operations for many of U–M's Detroit–focused programs
University of Michigan Heroes Rama Mwensi, a leader of the student entrepreneur group E-MAGINE, is one of 10 students selected by Central Student Government as U-M Heroes. Student Body President Manish Parikh said the 10 featured in this video were chosen from among nominees submitted by students because they have created a great impact on campus and in the world.
Here are two of over 350 outreach projects listed in the Michigan Outreach directory (MOD):
Xplore Engineering Bring your child or grandchild back to campus for a day of fun and experiential learning. Through a series of workshops, children will explore various fields of engineering and concepts of science. This event is geared for children entering 5th-8th grade. Learn More.
The Michigan Almanac The Michigan Almanac provides a consolidated source of data and commentary covering major activities of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor campus. Through the Almanac, the University aims to present a balanced and factual picture of all facets of the institution. Learn More