Women in economics textbooks
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.
Opportunity Hub walk-through
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.
The flu hits home
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.
Neighborhood health project
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.
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)