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MICHIGAN CITIZENS

This page highlights events featuring University of Michigan alumni who have embarked on careers in the public sphere.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20

FROM CONGRESS TO AGRICULTURE OT THE MOVIES: HOW TO MAKE CAREER TRANSITIONS AND STILL BE EFFECTIVE
Dan Glickman, President and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1995-2001)
TIME: TBA
LOCATION: Koessler Room, 3rd Floor, Michigan League


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10

SOCIAL JUSTICE CAREERS: ALUMNI MAKING THE MICHIGAN DIFFERENCE
sponsored by the LSA Citizenship Theme Year and the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
organized by the Ginsberg Center, the Program on Intergroup Relations, Prison Creative Arts Project, WS/ CAAS Pedagogy of Action, and Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates Program
Panel topics will Include: Government; Politics; Criminal Justice Community Development; the Arts; Health, Medicine, and the Sciences;  Education & International, Environmental Issues.

Keynote: Making the Michigan Difference Work after College
TIME:
10:30-11:00 AM

Workshop Panels: Session I
TIME:
11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Networking Lunch
TIME:
12:30-1:30 PM

Workshop Panels: Session II
TIME:
1:30-3:00 PM

The Career Center Workshop on Marketing Social Justice Involvement in a Resume
TIME:
3:30-5:30 PM
LOCATION: Michigan Union


FRIDAY, MARCH 9

MICHIGAN ALUMNI CITIZENSHIP SYMPOSIUM
profiles in citizenship: new ways of thinking and doing

sponsored by the Dean’s Office, College of Literature, Science and the Arts; and the LSA Citizenship Theme Year

Continental Breakfast
TIME:
8:30 AM
LOCATION: Palmer Commons, 4th Floor

Citizens in Action: The Local and Regional Contexts for Effective Engagement in Public Life
Marc E. Dann ’84, Attorney General, State of Ohio
Vincent M. Keenan ’96, Founder and President, Publius.org
Dr. Karen M. Majewski ’91, ’98, Mayor of Hamtramck
Jane L. Campbell ’74, Former Mayor of Cleveland
Ruth B. Galanter ’63, Consultant and Former Member, Los Angeles City Council
TIME: 9:00 AM
LOCATION: Palmer Commons Auditorium

Raising Voices; Being Heard: Shaping Public Discourse for Civic Action
M. Elizabeth Bunn ’73, Secretary-Treasurer, UAW
Mark H. Culliton ’88, Vice-President, Business Development, Lighthouse Academies, Inc.
Irasema T. Garza ’79, Director of Women’s Rights, AFSCME
Elise Fiber Smith ‘54, Co-founder and Founding Chair, Women’s EDGE Coalition
TIME: 10:30 AM
LOCATION: Palmer Commons Auditorium

Lunch and Concluding Remarks
From Michigan to the Nation and Beyond: the Conditions for Effective Engagement in the Public Sphere

Dr. John J.H. “Joe” Schwarz, Physician and Former Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 7th Congressional District of Michigan
TIME: 12:15 PM
LOCATION: Palmer Commons Auditorium