Welcome to your new favorite class.

7-Week: "Critical Issues" Courses

For Fall 2018, we're hosting four different courses in our Critical Issues Series.

Instructors: optiMize student leaders in collaboration with University expert faculty

Topics: 

  • Education
  • Health
  • Sustainability
  • Detroit

Format:

  • 2 hours, once per week
  • Guest speakers every week
  • Collaborative project-based
  • Student facilitated

Duration: September-October 2018

Credit: 1 Credit

Who Can Enroll: Current University of Michigan students of all ages

Full-Semester: "Innovator's Toolkit"

Instructor: Professor Ken Ludwig

Topic: "What tools do I have in my toolbox and how can I use them to make an impact?" This is the central question of The Innovator's Toolkit. By the end of this course, you will have worked to implement an innovative approach to a complex social problem related to the topic of utopia.

Format:

  • 90 minutes, twice a week
  • Guest speakers & interactive lecture
  • Action-based breakouts
  • Collaborative project-based
  • Never boring!

Duration: September-December 2018

Credit: 3 Credits

Who Can Enroll: Current University of Michigan students of all ages