Week in Review: Week of June 26, 2017

June 30, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Updates & Resources,

The fireworks may be this weekend, but Headlines brought the boom this week with a series of colorful stories. In celebration of Pride Month, faculty and staff learned how to be an ally of the LGBTQ community; a virtual summer camp is set to provide real fun for kids; employees earned recognition for making a difference; and readers were given the story behind some of the most well-known facilities in the organization.

In case you missed it, here’s the latest!

Diversity Matters: Be an LGBTQ ally

June is LGBTQ Pride Month, a time to celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and a great opportunity to learn how you can become more understanding and supportive of all individuals within the organization. From asking the right questions to joining a group on campus, click here to learn how you can become an ally of the LGBTQ community!

Virtual summer camp provides real fun for kids

Are you looking for something fun and engaging for your kids to do this summer? Learn more about Camp Little Victors, a virtual summer camp put together by the experts at Mott. With arts and crafts to make, recipes to try and science projects to do, your Little Victors will be kept busy all summer long!

Making a Difference: May 2017 highlights

Employees across Michigan Medicine continue to make a difference through their hard work and dedication. Click through to see read about some of your remarkable colleagues who received recognition from a patient, family member or coworker last month.

Faces behind the places: Compassion, generosity helped build key facilities

You’ve heard the names — Kellogg, Von Voigtlander, Upjohn. But do you know why those names have become linked with some of the top health care, research and educational facilities in the world? Find out more about the families behind these names and how they have become deeply rooted in U-M history.