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    Alumni Dancer Experience Spotlight

    Are you a DMUM alum who misses their good old college years? Have you missed doing the line dance, seeing families, and standing for hours to show your passion for the cause? Do you want to continue your journey with DMUM as an alum? In celebration of Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan’s 20th […]

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    Meet Our Alumni: Marissa Alaniz Class of 2015

    Marissa Alaniz graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Sociology and Communications with a minor in Performing Arts Management. She joined Dance Marathon at the beginning of her freshmen year because she liked to dance, but stayed with the organization “because I found a community that I valued and that valued me.” With […]

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    Giving Blueday 12/1

    This Tuesday, December 1 will be Giving Blueday. This is a university sponsored day to jumpstart the Giving Season and an opportunity for everyone to donate to the organizations at the University of Michigan that we love so much! Not only will there be monetary matching of student donations and an alumni challenge, but throughout the day, members of […]

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    The Legacy of DMUM’s Founder Lives On

    Have you ever wondered who the driving force behind Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan was?  Look no further than alum Inder Singh, class of 1998!  As an undergrad, Inder studied Engineering and Economics.  He, along with other inspirational leaders, founded Dance Marathon, Inc. in 1998 to raise funds and awareness for pediatric rehabilitation. […]

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    Missing your DMUM days? Alumni, stay engaged!

    Alumni Tips for Staying Involved After Graduation 1. Join the DMUM Alumni Facebook page here 2. Read the DMUM blog weekly to stay up-to-date on DMUM events and opportunities 3. Join us for the annual Alumni Football Tailgate 4. Attend the annual DMUM Gala in celebration of the therapies we support 5. Help promote Dance […]

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    2015 Alumni Reception

    Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan hosted its annual fall Alumni Reception on October 10 before the homecoming game against Northwestern. Members of Steering, dancers, DMUM alumni, and members of the Alumni Council gathered at Fingerle Lumber to eat barbeque and baked goods, rehearse former linedances, and reminisce on their time at the University […]

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    Meet our Alumni: Laura Distelrath Class of 2008!

    Laura Distelrath was a Secondary Math Education major and huge supporter of Dance Marathon as an undergrad at the University of Michigan. She was a member of the 2008 Mighty Ducks Core Planning Team and a leader in DMUM throughout her college years. Today, Laura is a high school math teacher at Grosse Point South High […]

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    A Letter to Our Readers

    Dear Dancers young and young at heart, families, alumni, sponsors, and supporters of Dance Marathon, On behalf of this year’s 2015-2016 DMUM Steering Team, we want to say a big welcome to the blog! We are excited to use this blog as a single newsletter for updates about alumni, sponsors, therapy relations, mini-marathons, and much […]

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