Intergroup Relations

ALA 324, Facilitation for Effective Leadership

ALA 322 is a new course that was created as part of the IGR Minor in Intergroup Relations Education. This course prepares students to be facilitative leaders in campus and community organizations throughout their undergraduate years at U-M and beyond.  Whether students hold leadership roles on campus or in the community, serve as members in student or civic organizations, are part of study groups, or would like to expand their general repertoire of leadership skills, this course will help them learn various methods of facilitation, develop and practice effective facilitation, and acquire li



Summer Youth Dialogue Students Make Their Voices Heard!

Thanks for the voices of several students in U-M's National Youth Dialogues on Race and Ethnicity in Metro Detroit, the state departments of Education and Civil Rights will be collaborating to create a more inclusive history curriculum for the state of Michigan. Students, we are so proud of you for making yourselves heard and creating change where we live! Read more here.


FY15 IGR Publications and Presentations

Below is a summary of IGR's publications and presentations within the last fiscal year. 

Bolen, R., & Dessel, A. (2014). Is discrimination against Evangelical Christians a problem in social work education? A methodological review. In A. Dessel & R. Bolen (Eds.), Conservative Christian beliefs and sexual orientation in social work: Privilege, oppression, and the pursuit of human rights (pp. 195-218). Alexandria, VA: CSWE Press.


Student Experience Team (SET)

August 2018

We’re excited to announce that IGR’s Student Engagement Team will now be called the Student
Experience Team (SET). Why, you ask? It’s because we’re all about your student experience! Don’t
worry, we’ll still build community (like “The Many Faces of IGR” installation), put on programs and
initiatives that you want (like our past Fall Open House events), and check-in with you to see how
we’re doing.

Many faces of IGR

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