University of Michigan
News for Faculty and Staff

March 24, 2018

Multimedia Features

February 5, 2018

Women in economics textbooks

Economic Textbooks Show a World with Few Women

In this video, Betsey Stevenson, associate professor of public policy, talks about a new study that examines gender bias in introductory economics textbooks. She and co-author Hanna Zlotnick, a graduate student at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, found women are underrepresented in fictionalized accounts, in choice of pronoun, and in the real people that enliven and motivate discussion of economic phenomena.

February 2, 2018

Opportunity Hub walk-through

The New LSA Building Addition

The new home for LSA's​ Opportunity Hub, in an LSA Building addition currently under construction, is scheduled to open in 2019. Take a virtual stroll through the space that's designed to help LSA students connect what they're learning in the classroom to the world that's waiting outside it.

February 1, 2018

The flu hits home

Flu in Michigan: Arnold S. Monto, MD

The flu is hitting hard across the nation, and Michigan is no exception. In this video, Arnold Monto, Thomas Francis Jr. Collegiate Professor of Public Health, and professor of epidemiology, and global public health, shares what is happening closer to home, and says Michigan and the rest of the country may continue to see flu in the months ahead.

January 30, 2018

Neighborhood health project

Community Health Workers in the Cody Rouge Neighborhood of Detroit

This video outlines the unique partnership among U-M’s Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation and several outside agencies in Detroit's Cody Rouge neighborhood. It is one of the projects highlighted in the Poverty Solutions first-year progress report.

January 30, 2018

Diversity presentations

Tabbye Chavous (center), director of the National Center for Institutional Diversity at U-M, speaks at the Association of American Colleges and Universities annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Jan. 24-27. Chavous presented on transformative strategies to support faculty diversity, as well as her work with a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committee. She was among a small group of U-M faculty and staff who presented on innovative and promising diversity scholarship and practices at the conference. (Photo by Laura Sánchez-Parkinson)