UM-Dearborn student groups help ‘Give-Back,’ evaluate nonprofit

Joe Alcodray—who founded the Give-Back Project, which collects and distributes travel-sized toiletries to homeless shelters—wanted to get advice on how to improve his nonprofit organization. Alcodray has a few boxes around the Metro Detroit area to collect hotel toiletries people bring home from travels. Once every two months, he transports more »

UM-Dearborn names 2017 class of Difference Makers

Fifty University of Michigan-Dearborn students were selected as the newest class of Difference Makers. The award recognizes excellence in academics, integrity, leadership and creativity. The students will be recognized at the annual Student Leadership Awards in April and highlighted in various university marketing materials. Learn more about the 2017 class more »

Three-Minute Thesis winner Devon Kardel researches ways to manage and alleviate distress, trauma

A friend in the military who has returned from deployment. A family member who was in a car accident. A coworker who has lost a loved one. Through personal and professional experience, psychology graduate student Devon Kardel has learned that traumatic events are not unusual—nearly 70 percent of the population more »