U-M’s Student Life launches new website to help students find community during pandemic
'The Cube' is motionless in the video portraying an empty U-M campus. ANN ARBOR – Life during the coronavirus pandemic has been turned upside down, and for college students whose normal experience relies so heavily on social interactions, this year in isolation has left many feeling disconnected. In response, University of Michigan’s Student Life recently launched Find Community, a new website geared toward helping students connect with one another. The site has suggestions for a variety of interests, including those who want to:Join a student organizationJoin a fraternity or sororityConnect with others and exerciseConnect with others and volunteerLearn about leadership opportunitiesConnect with resources during a difficult time“Meeting people, participating in Student Orgs, volunteering and just getting involved is so essential to the campus equation,” Susan Thwing from Student Life Communications wrote A4 via email. “Student Life’s new Find Community website is available to help by providing many options for getting involved either virtually or through activities with safety protocols in place.”For more information, visit www.studentlife.umich.edu/find-community.
4 student-friendly takeout spots in Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor is home to some of the best restaurants in Michigan, and narrowing it down to just a few is almost impossible. Posted by Jamaican Jerk Pit of Ann Arbor on Saturday, June 25, 2016693 S Maple Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103(734) 332-6055Chelas authentic tacos are famous across Michigan, but thats not all it serves. Only one of Chelas two Ann Arbor locations are open currently, so be sure you head to the location on Maple Road when picking up an order. With everything on its menu coming in at under $10, Chelas is a perfect student-friendly takeout spot. 500 E William St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104(734) 929-2227Neopapalis is a local pizza spot that keeps it classic, specializing in margherita-style pizzas cooked in an 800-degree stone oven.
Niche names University of Michigan No. 1 public university in United States
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Another year, another top ranking for the University of Michigan. Just as the fall semester starts, Niche has released its rankings for 2021, and the University of Michigan is at the top of the list of public universities. The U-M received an A+ for factors including academics, athletics, professors, party scene, student life and value. It received an A for diversity, campus, campus food and location. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor2.
University of Michigan leaders will announce formal decision on fall semester in June
ANN ARBOR, Mich. On May 28, leaders of the University of Michigan announced that they will make a decision regarding the universitys fall semester by the end of June. With recent announcements by Michigan State University, Davenport University and Madonna University, colleges and universities around Michigan are having to decide if they will resume in-person classes in the fall. Schlissel said that residents in Michigan have done a good job in handling the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in reality, I think this pandemic is going to be with us at least through the coming academic year, he said. According to Taylor, Student Life has been engaging with student advisory boards and leaders to ensure student voices are heard and incorporated into fall planning.