Taking Turns: Health Care, Activism, and Community

MK Czerwiec is a nurse who uses comics in her work with Northwestern and George Washington Universities. MK makes comics at ComicNurse.com and co-founded GraphicMedicine.org, a website/conference devoted to the intersection of comics and health. MK’s new book, “Taking Turns, Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371,” is a graphic memoir/oral history project, exploring AIDS history through her experience as an AIDS ward nurse at the epidemic’s peak, including co-worker’s voices and experiences.

Workshop on Poverty and Inequality

Various Speakers and Poverty Experts

This workshop series, sponsored by Poverty Solutions, is designed to engage PhD students in an ongoing dialogue on poverty in America and to explore poverty-related research.

Friday, November 3: TBD

Friday, November 17: TBD

Friday, December 1: TBD

Tuesday, December 5: TBD

Interested students are invited to contact Poverty Solutions Administrative Coordinator Damien Siwik at dsiwik@umich.edu.

Students are exploring social impact dreams at Ross

Ariana Almas and her MAP team with faculty advisers Jane Dutton and Michael Gordon.

MAY 15, 2017 – In an article from Poets and Quants, released today, several students were spotlighted as examples of “Rising Interest in Social Impact at Ross.” Ariana Almas’ Social Impact Challenge experience and social impact MAP project reveal an abiding interest in making a difference.  Molly Hope’s and Mary Rockas’ MAP projects helped them discover just how much business can help society.  Parker Caldwell traveled to India to work for a private company that wants to make the world a better place.  Specific details about all the students’ experiences are highlighted in the article.

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