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

FRIDAY 10.16.15

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Guy Fieri in Ann Arbor

SO PUMPED RIGHT NOW

As if we weren’t already excited for tomorrow’s big game, Guy Fieri decided to add food to the mix with a pre-game cook off omg. Take me to Ann Arbaugh this weekend, amiright?! And other reasons why fall in the mitten is kind of the best (*ahem* notice how #16 has zero likes. Muahahaa.)

The Digital Ceiling

THE DIGITAL CEILING

The father of modern software design was neither Bill Gates nor Steve Jobs—in fact, it was actually a mother. Yet, even today, women are still rarely present in tech. Eileen Pollack, a physicist turned LSA professor of creative writing, reveals why.

IT’S A QUESTION THAT HAD TO BE ASKED. WHICH IS...SAD?

Envision a book written entirely in emoji...does your brain kind of want to explode? Now let that image sink in as linguists tackle the question of whether emoji will ever become a new language.

SPEED-DATING IN ACADEMIA

U-M Innovate Brew

Professors need to get out, too, you guys—that’s why this first-of-its-kind university initiative exists. But let’s be real: LSA does it best, obv.

#WINNING

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s official: wine is good for you. Hallelujah! But, ya know, even if science hadn’t come through on this one...I’d obviously still drink wine. Also, quick question: How many of you log every detail of your life? Because maybe you should.

HOW TO GET A JOB WITH A LIBERAL ARTS DEGREE

Enough said. Also, another #yopro tip? Sometimes you need to figure out how to boss yourself around.

The Friday Bluebook

What is the name of MSU’s fight song? (Click answer below.)

A

I'm sorry,
whose?!?!

B

Victory
for MSU

C

The MSU
Fight Song

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:
Christina Pechette is a DYAC staff member and 2013 LSA graduate who has an obvious obsession with all things LSA, Michigan, and Ann Arbor. 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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