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Dinner Table Conversations

Dinner Table Conversations is a group dedicated to increasing awareness about how individuals can improve environmental sustainability. They emphasize not only how people can help the environment themselves and decrease their own carbon footprint, but also provoke thought as to how one can take action politically and socially to further sustainable living. They hope people …

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Alpha Chi Sigma – Ronald McDonald House Ann Arbor

Alpha Chi Sigma is a professional co-ed chemistry fraternity on campus that is passionate about volunteering and providing service within the Ann Arbor community. Specifically, Ronald McDonald House is one of the larger organizations that our group looks forward to working with every semester. Ronald McDonald House Ann Arbor is a home for families of …

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During my time in India, I worked with a nonprofit called MANN, which was a workforce training center for disabled adults. I was able to work directly with the CEO and COO on site, and implement a ground up marketing strategy. It was awesome to see the organizations growth in just the few short weeks …

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Veganism & Vegetarianism at Umich

Our project through the BLI Leadership Lab involved spreading awareness and destigmatization regarding alternative diets such as Veganism and Vegetarianism. We found that students around campus were receptive to the idea of reducing meat intake, but were less enthused about cutting meat out entirely. Our initial plans were loftier than was feasible during the short …

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University of Michigan Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program

The Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program (KDSAP) is a student run organization that originated at Harvard University in 2008. Since then, KDSAP has spread to fourteen other colleges and universities, including University of Michigan. Our chapter’s two main goals are student professional development and community outreach. We provide opportunities for pre-health students to hear …

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