Campus unrest often erupts at times of social unrest. But what about campus humor? Some say it’s at its best when times are not.
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A bone marrow recipient and the daughter of a heart transplant patient work to increase donor awareness.
March 3, 2018 — The University of Michigan has a long tradition of politically active students, dating back to the Vietnam War protests. That is why Edie Goldenberg, a political-science professor there, was shocked to learn the percentage of students at the school who cast ballots in the last midterm election: just 14 percent. “It was a wake-up call,” Dr. Goldenberg said.
U-M finds the key to attracting underrepresented minorities to medical school: ‘Start them young, get them motivated, and get them on the path.’
From an all-time high of 59,886 applications, U-M enrolled 6,847 freshmen for fall ’17. The class is slightly larger than anticipated.
Student organizations at U-M may be sublime (Solar Car) or ridiculous (Squirrel Club). Either way, the students who manage them are extraordinarily bright, motivated, and accomplished. Meet them on the Diag.