Intergroup Relations

IGR Alumna Stephanie Chang Makes History in Michigan State Legislature

In November 2014, U-M Alumna Stephanie Chang was elected to serve a two-year term in the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 6 (Detroit along the river, River Rouge, and Ecorse). What makes Chang’s election to office unique is her distinction of being the first Asian American female elected to the Michigan legislature. Chang’s recent accomplishment is preceded by an impressive list of achievements in academia and in her community, all of which utilized her passion for public affairs and social issues.

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What Is IGR and Why Get Involved? Students Speak!

The Program on Intergroup Relations would like to thank the students on IGR's recruitment team for creating this video to share the benefits and transferable skills they've gained from their involvement in the program!



Meet the IGR Advisory Committee

We are pleased to share the names of the IGR Advisory Committee with you. The committee meets yearly to discuss the growth and direction of IGR, as well as discuss issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on campus.

For more information about any of the individuals listed, simply click their name(s). If you have any questions about the committee, please email IGR.info(at)umich.edu for further information. 

Alford A. Young

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IGR Research Symposium Highlights Student Projects

Congratulations to IGR's Research Practicum students and IGR's research teams for a successful research symposium on Friday, December 11. The event showcased the research projects of UC370 students. 

Presented on Race/Ethnicity-White Racial Identity Dialogue Research: 
Alex Kime, Aravind Srivatsan, Ben Frey, Courtney Petersmark, Vicky Strohm

Presented on Arab/Jewish Dialogue Research:
Mohamed Fakih + Arielle Wisbaum (student in IGR's Arab/Jewish Dialogue)

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