Wallace House

  1. January 9, 2023

    Journalist Jelani Cobb to discuss ‘The Half-Life of Freedom’

    The Wallace House will host a conversation with journalist and scholar Jelani Cobb as part of the continuing series “Democracy in Crisis: Views from the Press” and the 2023 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Symposium.

  2. January 9, 2023

    Educator, writer to address effects of racism on health

    Educator and writer Linda Villarosa will speak at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 17 in the Annenberg Auditorium on “Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation.”

  3. September 8, 2022

    Russian journalist comes to U-M under new WCED fellowship

    Elena Milashina, an award-winning Russian journalist, has joined the Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies as its inaugural Freedoms Under Fire Residency Fellow.

  4. March 7, 2022

    Democracy in Crisis series features insights from journalists

    U-M’s Democracy in Crisis series will feature four award-winning journalists sharing their insights into the forces threatening and protecting democratic structures and systems.

  5. January 8, 2018

    HuffPost editor to discuss role of journalism, free press

    HuffPost editor-in-chief and Livingston Award winner Lydia Polgreen will discuss the role of journalism in a democracy and its responsibility in the current moment.

  6. September 11, 2017

    ProPublica reporter to speak on politics, media and prosperity gap

    Alec MacGillis, political reporter for ProPublica and a 2011 Knight-Wallace Fellow, will deliver the 32nd Graham Hovey Lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Wallace House Gardens.

  7. September 6, 2016

    Political reporter to speak on election, disruption of American politics

    Molly Ball, national political reporter for The Atlantic, will address upheaval in the U.S. political establishment when she delivers the Graham Hovey Lecture on Monday.

  8. April 5, 2016

    NPR’s Lynette Clemetson named next director of Wallace House

    Lynette Clemetson will be the new director of the Knight-Wallace Fellowships and Livingston Awards at U-M — two of the nation’s most prestigious programs for journalists.