Burrows ’06 directs PSA that Michelle Obama commissioned

Maggie Burrows ’06 directed a PSA in collaboration with the organization When We All Vote, whose co-chair Michelle Obama commissioned the announcement Oct. 3. The PSA highlighted youth from various backgrounds to highlight the importance of respecting individual voices and taking the time to register to vote. When We All Vote is a not-for-profit organization […]

Obama, Time Magazine recognize Collins’s ’97 influence, achievements

Jason Collins ’97, the first active athlete in a major American sport to come out as gay, was recognized by Time Magazine 2014 list of “100 Most Influential People in the World” and by President Barack Obama last week. Collins was named by Obama to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. “It’s a […]

Q&A with Jason Collins Preview

Current NBA and former Wolverine basketball player Jason Collins ’97 became the first active openly gay male athlete in a major sport after announcing his homosexuality on the Sports Illustrated’s website April 29 and in the May print edition of the magazine. Collins’s breaking of the barrier for gays in sports has since sparked a […]

Q&A with Jason Collins Preview

Current NBA and former Wolverine basketball player Jason Collins ’97 became the first active openly gay male athlete in a major sport after announcing his homosexuality on the Sports Illustrated’s website April 29 and in the May print edition of the magazine. Collins’s breaking of the barrier for gays in sports has since sparked a […]