Intergroup Relations

IGR Alumni Committee Update (December 2014)

This month, IGR hosted a meeting with Alumni Committee members from around the country. Members joined in person at the IGR office, by phone, and by video chat.  

Alumni were given updates on IGR's current happenings, such as the success of Giving Blueday and IGR's new IGR minor. The group spoke about the development of the IGR Alumni Community, including guidelines around logistics and membership.

From our Alumni photo files: IGR Student Faciliators Prepare for a Retreat!

Alumni Spotlight: Bari Rogoff '07

Bari Rogoff (’07) began her passion for the Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) during her first year at U-M, when she participated in an IGR dialogue.  From there, she went on to facilitate three dialogues and co-founded CommonGround during her fourth year. We are so grateful that Bari chose to make IGR a part of her undergraduate experience and we wanted our readers to know little bit about Bari, her contributions to IGR, and how she uses dialogue in the “real world.”

Alumna Bari Rogoff '07

Alumni: Looking to Represent IGR at an Event in Your Area?

Are you you interested in representing IGR at a national, regional, or local event in your city?  If so, please contact our Alumni Student Coordinator Christiana Allen-Pipkin (splusc@umich.edu) with a short description of the event and your previous participation with IGR.  If this is the kind of event IGR is interested in being represented at, we'll get in touch to discuss the details.  Recently, two of our committed alums represented IGR in Washington D.C. for the 2014 National Dialogue Awards.

Michele Norris at 2014 National Dialogue Awards


Adriana Aldana and Davin Phoenix (Fall 2014)

For this profile, we are featuring two very dedicated and long-time members of the IGR community: Adriana Aldana and Davin Phoenix. These talented individuals have been involved in IGR over the last several years in numerous roles: as Graduate Student Instructors, Researchers, a Program Manager (Adriana), and as dedicated volunteers for IGR events. Both Adriana and Davin just received their Ph.D.s from U-M this summer, and have started the next phase of their lives in Irvine, California.

Photo of Adriana Aldana and Davin Pheonix

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