A collaboration between the Michigan State Youth Soccer Association (MSYSA) and the University of Michigan School of Public Health helped get more than 90,000 youth club soccer players back on the field with COVID-19 pandemic precautions in place.
Q&A with Elizabeth Brines
Global internships this summer were rather different from what students might have envisioned. With a creative spirit, adaptable skills, and a passion for moving public health forward, Michigan students spent their summer months connecting with and learning from a variety of global health partners.
A group of faculty, staff, and students from the University of Michigan School of Public Health are working with the Michigan State Youth Soccer Association (MSYSA) to get the organization’s over 90,000 youth back on the soccer field during the coronavirus pandemic with the help of public health practices and ingenuity.
A group of University of Michigan students is experiencing public health practice firsthand while working as contact tracers as part of the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many University of Michigan students spent their summer actively and passionately engaged in communities nearby and across the globe. Besides creating unforgettable memories, students made a difference in the lives of people through service and research. This extra step in their academic journey—impactful and empowering summer projects—will help shape their careers.
Many students at Michigan Public Health are the first in their family to attend college. Across the school, these students model the resilience and dedication needed to approach some of public health’s biggest challenges.