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Apr 28

AFTER/LIFE: A Detroit '67 Performance Project

Date/Time: Friday, Apr 28 - Saturday, Apr 29 | 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: RCAH Theatre, Snyder-Phillips Room C20 (Terrace Level)

Department: RCAH; Knight Foundation

Description: AFTER/LIFE is a living history play to be devised by Detroit residents and undergraduates at Michigan State University to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit rebellion. The original performance, conceived by Dr. Lisa Biggs (RCAH), braids together oral histories, theatre, poetry, and dance to challenge popular misconceptions about why 12th Street residents rose up to burn their city down. Audiences will learn what really motivated the unrest, and about the particular determination of Detroit’s women and girls’ to rebuild their city and their lives afterwards. Performance are free and open to the public. We will be doing a showing of "AFTER/LIFE" at the end of April: Friday, April 28 at 7:30 PM Saturday, April 29 at 2:00 PM

May 5

Date/Time: Friday, May 5 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: MSU Auditorium

Department: African American Celebratory

Description: We request the honor of your presence at this year's Black Celebratory It will be held at MSU Auditorium on Friday, May 5th at 10:00 AM In order to participate in this years Black Celebratory event, please register with the link below. Students need to register by Friday, April 21st 2017 Registration $5

May 8

What Counts - Aligning Our Budgets with Our Values

Date/Time: Monday, May 8 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: TBD

Department: UofM - Economics

Description: May 8, 7pm, (Location forthcoming) , Prof. Emeritus Tom Weisskopf, (UM - Economics) "Does the U.S. Spend Too Much on Defense?" - a look at the cost, impacts, and alternatives to military spending.

May 11

Date/Time: Thursday, May 11 - Tuesday, May 16 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Chicago, IL

Department: College of Arts & Letters

Description: Upcoming info sessions: •Tuesday, March 14 at 4:00pm 120 Linton Hall •Wednesday, March 15 at 4:00pm in 120 Linton Hall •Wednesday, March 22 at 4:00pm in 120 Linton Hall •Friday, March 24 at 10:30am in 120 Linton Hall This is an experiential one-credit seminar held in Chicago designed to provide students the opportunity to explore various professional fields in nonprofits, community engagement, and social impact including visits to: •The Field Museum •After School Matters •Rotary Club International •And more! Students will engage with people working in a variety of nonprofit fields, get a behind-the-scenes look at organizations, explore various professions, tour facilities, network with industry professionals, and discover the city of Chicago. Application Deadline: March 20, 2017

Oct 13

Date/Time: Friday, Oct 13 - Sunday, Oct 15 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Boston, MA

Department: Clinton Global Initiative University

Description: Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative, President Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, university representatives, topic experts, and celebrities come together to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges. Students create their own Commitments to Action that address issues on campus, in local communities, or around the world. Since 2008, students have made more than 6,250 commitments, and nearly $3 million in funding has been awarded to these commitment-makers through CGI U.