There is more local discussion about replacing the Ann Arbor property tax with an Ann Arbor income tax. Instead of taxing each property owner, everyone who works within the city would pay an income tax (percentages currently vary by city). Non-residents usually pay a smaller tax than city residents. What do you think about this?
Student Activities & Leadership and the Ginsberg Center
Student Projects for Peace
The Office of Student Activities & Leadership and the
Ginsberg Center are pleased to announce the Davis Projects for Peace initiative
for 2010. The Davis Projects for Peace are made possible by Kathryn Davis, an accomplished
internationalist and philanthropist who is committed to providing the resources
to today’s student leaders’ actionable project ideas.
The University of Michigan
has responded to new report accusing the state's flagship institution
of straying from its public mission - along with other top public
universities around the country - by favoring "children of the elite"
over low-income and minority students.
There has been some student organizing campus-wide to coordinate responses to the earthquake in Haiti. Thanks to Carrie Rheingans from the schools of public health and social work, there are some online resources for UM students to plug into local efforts.
Production team members, actors, directors, and business/marketing team members
What's Your Story is a theatrical production featuring the true stories of people across campus.
Our stories came from people across campus and delve into such issues as alcohol use and abuse, adventures in a foreign country, the effects of racism on daily life, body image, religion, dating, disability, coming out, sex and sexuality, and friendship.
We are looking for individuals or student organizations who wish to collaborate to create an event focused on the politics, geography, history, food, music, dance, and culture of Brazil. The event will be held on February 13th, 2010 from 5-8 pm in Couzens Residence Hall.
The Center for Afroamerican and African Studies is pleased to celebrate with a special reception and discussion the conveyance of an honorary doctorate at the University of Michigan's Winter 2009 Commencement to civil rights activist and author Grace Lee Boggs. Grace Lee Boggs is a labor and civil rights activist, writer and speaker from Detroit, who has been engaged in social and politic
The Office of Student Activities and Leadership (SAL) is now accepting applications to be a Student Participant in one of our 2010 Michigan LeaderShape® sessions. The Michigan LeaderShape Institute is an off-site, 6-day leadership program focusing on individual leadership development and skill building.