Public Engagement & Impact

  1. December 1, 2021

    Lawmakers seek out U-M faculty for expertise on various topics

    In the last year, 13 U-M faculty members and researchers testified at 14 congressional hearings spanning an array of policy issues, from energy and climate innovation to pandemic relief programs.

  2. March 31, 2021

    Panel explores disproportionate impact of pandemic on women

    A panel discussion with five U-M faculty members explored the disproportionate effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on women, and considered ways to address the gender gaps and impact positive change.

  3. February 25, 2021

    Faculty and students address health disparities, social inequities

    As the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected Black communities, U-M faculty, students and staff have worked to explore these inequities and identify ways to advocate for and implement change.

  4. February 20, 2020

    Days of Opportunity helps faculty promote research to public

    Days of Opportunity was created by UMSocial to promote public engagement by faculty members and enhance awareness of how their research can make a difference beyond campus.

  5. March 21, 2019

    U-M celebrates public engagement, explores how to encourage more

    An event celebrating public engagement at U-M showcased the momentum among faculty making an impact outside academia, and explored ways to support and encourage more to participate.

  6. November 1, 2018

    Podcast, video series shares faculty expertise with broad audience

    Public Engagement & Impact has launched Michigan Minds, a podcast and video series that gives faculty members a forum to easily share their work and expertise with a wide audience.