On Nov. 10, the Office for Student Engagement (OSE) hosted an event in the University Center to celebrate Transgender Awareness Month. Students, faculty and staff were invited to discuss how transgender icons within the media have affected the transgender community.
Orphan Relief, a non-profit organization, hosted its second annual Art Expo in Kochoff Halls A and B on Friday, Nov. 13. The expo included submissions from community members ranging from paintings, drawings, photography and poems. The theme of the event was vulnerability.
Between the days of Nov. 9-14, the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s fraternities and sororities teamed together with the Student Philanthropy Council and Student Government to present National Philanthropy Week.
“I was able to see the greater picture; it was more than just the dollar amount, the document, all of these technical issues. But what it comes down to is, what is it that you want?”
The Alliance for Disability Awareness (ADA) held their fourth annual Benefit Dinner at Byblos Banquet Hall on Nov. 5. The event was organized by the ADA, Autism Speaks and ConnectUS. All proceeds from the dinner went towards the non-profit organization, ConnectUs.
On Nov. 2, the Office for Student Engagement kicked off Native American Heritage Month with a “cultural craft” event where students could make their own dreamcatchers.
On Nov. 6, the Political Science Association (PSA) held a Jeopardy night with political themed questions.
On Oct. 31, behind the University Center, the UM-D Wishmakers hosted the first annual Wolverines on the Run 5K race. Registration was open to students and their family, faculty members and members of the local community.
On Oct. 27, Amnesty International held an event on the University Center stage to make the campus community aware of the severity of human trafficking.