Student Spotlight: Rachel Ross

“I’m really glad I got to start a project from its infancy and use good, ethically sound methodology from the beginning.” Completing her final year in the College of Engineering, Rachel Ross has been involved with BLUElab’s India Project and Global Health Design Initiative during her time on campus. Rachel remembers learning about BLUElab on one […]

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Field-based Consultations Now Available – Request Now!

Access rigorous, fieldwork-specific consultation services with C-SED Who: Co-curricular design teams When: While your design team is in the field Why: Hold your team accountable for work you plan to do, receive real-time feedback as you apply new skills, establish an effective workflow and reflection process, consult on challenges and opportunities that arise, debrief on […]

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Summer Internships in Costa Rica

2 summer internship opportunities in Costa Rica Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Precision Agriculture in Costa Rica This project will determine the technical and economic feasibility and quantify any environment and social benefits, of utilizing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for precision application of treatments to smallholder farms in Costa Rica. The project will also serve […]

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Funding for Summer Peace-Generating Projects – Deadline 1/22

The Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning is pleased to participate in the Davis Projects for Peace initiative for 2018. The Davis Projects for Peace were made possible by Kathryn Davis, an accomplished internationalist and philanthropist who was committed to providing the resources to today’s student leaders for actionable project ideas. Mrs. Davis envisioned this program […]

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Design for Global Health Academic Program Info Sessions and Deadlines

The UM Global Health Design Initiative (GHDI) application for the Design for Global Health Academic Program is open! This program consists of a summer fieldwork experience in Michigan, Ethiopia, Ghana, or Kenya to inform a novel design project to be completed during Fall 2018. Participants will gain extensive design experience and exposure to health care practices in low-resource settings. […]

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Humanity in Action Detroit Fellowship Summer 2018 – Deadline 1/8

Humanity in Action Fellowship in Detroit When: July 10 – August 5, 2018 Where: Detroit, Michigan, USA What: A fully-funded four-week Humanity in Action Fellowship about Detroit and economic, urban and cultural change in the United States. Who: Young professionals and college students from the United States and Europe. Applicants from Detroit and elsewhere in Michigan are strongly encouraged to apply. Click […]

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Poverty Simulation – 10/6

Poverty Solutions and the University of Michigan Dearborn invite the U of M community to think about what it might be like for a typical low-income family to survive from month to month. The Poverty Simulation framework was carefully developed by the Missouri Community Action Network, a nationally recognized community-based organization with expertise developing experiential […]

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Deep Dive: SED on your Resume – 12/13, 1-3PM

Socially engaged design requires students to build and apply skills not traditionally taught in engineering design courses.  Make your socially engaged design experiences shine on your resume.  Bring your draft bullet points and get feedback and tips with experts from the Engineering Career Resource Center and the C-SED team. This event is a learn & […]

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