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University of Michigan Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program

Barger Leadership | April 17, 2019

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…..

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UBUNTU, “I am, because we are”

Barger Leadership | April 10, 2019

African Students Association’s 21st Annual Culture Show By: Tosin Adeyemi This year, the African Students Association (ASA) at the University of Michigan looked to Southern Africa for inspiration for the theme of their 21st Annual Culture Show, Ubuntu. Ubuntu loosely…..

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Climate Action Movement Panel and Discussion

Barger Leadership | April 1, 2019

We knew that something needed to be done about climate action on campus. That’s why we created the Climate Action Movement Panel and Discussion: because we wanted to engage the community in Climate Action. This event consisted of a panel…..

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International Deaf & Hearing Alliance’s Alternative Spring Break Program in Queretaro, Mexico

Barger Leadership | March 25, 2019

During spring break, the International Deaf & Hearing Alliance worked with CAM Helen Keller, a primary and secondary school for deaf and disabled students. Each IDHA member was placed in a different classroom, ranging from preschool to high school, to…..

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Spring Break at Middle Way House

Barger Leadership | March 22, 2019

During spring break 2019, we traveled to Bloomington, Indiana to spend a week working with Middle Way House, an organization dedicated to working with survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking. Among the work that Middle Way House does, such…..

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Guatemala: the Nature of Business

Barger Leadership | March 22, 2019

I visited Guatemala this past Spring break. The Ross School of Business sent my cohort and I for a service trip hosted by International Samaritan and fully-funded by the Royal Bank of Canada. The purpose of the trip was to…..

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Science Olympiad!

Barger Leadership | March 18, 2019

The event we hosted was a Science Olympiad tournament to over 900 students across Michigan and surrounding states. Science Olympiad is a high school competition consisting of 23 different STEM-related with emphases in areas like astronomy, herpetology, physiology, and several…..

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Paani Culture Night

Barger Leadership | February 25, 2019

Paani is a 501(c)3 non-profit my peers and I founded that aims to improve sanitation issues occurring within Pakistan by creating a space for innovative solutions and educating local and international communities. On January 1st, myself and two of my…..

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Lunar New Year

Barger Leadership | February 25, 2019

Our first ever Alpha Kappa Psi Lunar New Year was part of our organization’s goal to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion among our members. With such a large presence of students from different cultural backgrounds, this event allowed us to…..

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The Right to Success Program

Barger Leadership | February 4, 2019

The Right To Success program took place on MLK Day (1/21). Our program focused on bringing marginalized students from the Grand Rapids area to the University of Michigan for a college visit. Our goal was to inspire and motivate students…..

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