SPH Annual Poster Session / Speed Dating Last Friday!

So I have never actually been speed dating, but I believe this past Friday’s SPH Poster Session was a similar experience. It’s chaotic with lots of new faces, lots to talk about, and little time to convey everything you want to! Maybe you’re even seeing people you sort of know or recognize…waving at others from…

An ELEGANT way to support those impacted by cancer!

During my summer internship at the Cancer Support Community (CSC) of Greater Ann Arbor, I got involved in their latest initiative, The Brides Project. Based on a similar organization in Toronto, Canada, The Brides Project (TBP) is a non-profit run by volunteers dedicated to raising funds for the programs of the CSC through the resale of…

Introductions

Hi! My name is Jiean and I wanted to extend a warm welcome to our newly admitted students. Being a Californian, I hope the weather does the same in the near future (as my soft upbringing came no-where near sufficiently preparing me for a Midwestern winter). I am currently a first year student in the…

Dia de los Muertos

The group I am in, La Salud, had another successful event yesterday. We celebrated Dia de los Muertos, a traditional Mexican holiday which celebrates the memory of those who have passed. To give it a public health twist, we educated the participants on Latino health disparities on top of doing traditional dia de los muertos activities like…

Relay for Life @ U-M

Nationally, Relay for Life is a 24-hour “relay” that raises money for the American Cancer Society. At the University of Michigan, over 2,000 students and community members participate by creating teams to raise money before the relay itself and to walk around the Palmer Field track for the 24 hours of the relay. U-M’s Relay…