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    Who Makes Tree Climbing Happen?

               Arbor Quest, the organization that runs Tree Climbing Therapy, employs a specialized rigging system – complete with a seat, headrest, backrest, and staff-controlled safety rope – that provides a way for anyone to tree-climb. The staff consists of a physician’s assistant, a registered nurse, and a physical therapist who are […]

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    Climbing to New Heights with Tree Climbing Therapy

              I’m sure we all remember the time when we were young and adventurous children, and we came across that one tree that was incredibly tempting. At the time, the only thing that seemed to matter was to do everything in our power to climb the tree, reach the top, and […]

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    Meet our Planning Director: Olivia Rath!

    As a Planning Director, Olivia is in charge of overseeing the Planning team: these are the committees that work to execute organizational wide initiatives and events that support recruitment, cause engagement, and fundraising. We sat down for an interview with Olivia to find out more about her! Q: How did you first get involved in […]

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    Who Is Children’s Miracle Network?

    Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) is a non-profit dedicated to increasing funding and awareness for local children’s hospitals across America. CMN paves the way for more affordable and high-end care for families through funding research, purchasing hospital equipment, and paying for uncompensated care. In fact, every second, a child enters a CMN hospital somewhere in America, […]

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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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    5 Things You Never Knew About Dance Marathon

    With Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan commencing its 19th year and our committed team undoubtedly flooding your social media with DMUM love, you’d think you know everything about Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan, right? Wrong! But worry not – as we proudly present: “5 Things YouNever Knew About Dance Marathon”. 1. We are the largest student organization on campus.  […]

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