Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention

  1. March 12, 2024

    School threat assessment toolkit supports violence prevention

    A new toolkit designed to support U.S. schools’ violence prevention efforts has been published by the National Center for School Safety at U-M.

  2. February 14, 2024

    Whitmer recommends 2.5% increase for higher ed in FY ’25

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is recommending a 2.5% increase in funding for each of the state’s 15 public universities — including the three U-M campuses — for the 2024-25 fiscal year.

  3. January 22, 2024

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  4. January 9, 2024

    Annual report highlights ‘remarkable and transformational year’

    An expansion of the health care system and new initiatives to promote the arts and enhance school safety are among the many notable achievements featured in U-M’s annual report.

  5. October 23, 2023

    U-M receives $7.9M to support school safety research

    U-M has received a $7.9 million federal grant to expand and strengthen training and technical assistance efforts designed to address issues impacting K-12 schools and communities.

  6. October 9, 2023

    Patrick Carter elected to National Academy of Medicine

    Patrick M. Carter, a faculty member in the Medical School and the School of Public Health, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

  7. October 9, 2023

    Hispanics killed by firearms at twice rate of whites, study finds

    The rate of firearm homicide among Hispanic populations in the United States was more than two times higher than that of white Americans in 2021, according to new research led by U-M.

  8. September 27, 2023

    Projects share $2.1M to aid firearm-injury prevention research

    Five U-M research teams received grants totaling $2.1 million to launch projects designed to address the root causes of, and potential solutions for, important issues surrounding firearm injury.

  9. June 1, 2023

    State awards U-M $1M for Michigan School Safety Initiative

    The state of Michigan and the U-M Institute for Firearm Injury Prevention have finalized a $1 million contract to launch a new statewide initiative to enhance school safety and prevent school violence.

  10. November 29, 2022

    U-M launches firearm injury prevention open online course

    The Center for Academic Innovation launched a new firearm injury prevention online course recently that offers the most comprehensive, free, evidence-based online learning opportunity in this field of study to date.