Young Alumni Newsletter - University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

FRIDAY 01.13.17

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In honor of National Mentor Month, why not get involved? Fill out this interest form for LSA’s Mentorship Program and we’ll try to connect you with an LSA student interning in your city this summer. Grab coffee, reminisce about Michigan to feel young again, and make an impact on a fellow Wolverine.

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“Participating in the LSA Summer Mentorship Program allowed me to broaden my horizons beyond the University’s Ann Arbor footprint.” Hear more from current LSA student Ben Li on his experiences as a mentee last year.


Read an article from Forbes about a first-time CEO who credits his career success to mentorship and suggests ways for young professionals to seek out these important opportunities.



Would there be a better day to thank someone who has made an impact in your life—a coach, a professor, a peer—than on Thank Your Mentor Day (January 19)? I think not. So step away from your gadgets and gizmos aplenty, break out that unused stationery, and craft a hand-written note. Need some tips on how to craft the perfect thank you? LSA alum and author John Kralik (A.B. ’75, J.D. ’79) would know—he wrote 365.

The Friday Bluebook

What is the College of LSA's motto? (Click answer below.)


Leading in
and Action




Work Hard,
Play Hard

Believe it or not, the Times Square New Year's Eve ball weighs 11,875 lbs. Not many were ballin' last week though. Only 20% correctly guessed the weight. About 66% of you guessed it weighed 2,668 lbs and the rest guessed that the NYE ball weighed 700 lbs.

About the Dean's Young Alumni Council

The Dean’s Young Alumni Council (DYAC) is a highly engaged group of recent graduates whose mission is to encourage their peers to articulate the impact of their LSA education and to create a culture of giving back as alumni. Check out our website for more information and fill out our interest form to get involved!

Let’s chat:
Amanda is a 2016 LSA grad who continues to be amazed by Michigan weather. Rain drop, drop top. This weather needs to stop stop. Have information or events you’d like included in the newsletter? Any questions or feedback? Just hit “reply” to talk to me.

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