The National Center for Institutional Diversity is accepting proposals for its new Pop-Up Research and Scholarship Grants program.
Pop-Up Grants encourage scholar public engagement by providing support for diversity scholars to actively and quickly engage with current campus and social issues.
Whether it is in areas of sustainability or diversity, new medical frontiers or the fight against poverty, informing public policy or standing up to bigotry, the University of Michigan has made — and must continue to make —strong, positive impacts on society, President Mark Schlissel said Tuesday.
The University of Michigan is taking steps to expand how its faculty members engage with the public to influence federal, state and local policy, and how they share their knowledge about important issues with those outside the academic world.
President Mark Schlissel, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and Stephen Henderson, Detroit Free Press editorial page editor, will join U-M and community leaders for a daylong exploration and presentation of research and learning practices taking place in and with Detroit.
Two new presidential awards will honor faculty public engagement at the University of Michigan. President Mark Schlissel announced the annual awards Tuesday at an event celebrating the university's impact on society through public service at the national level.