March 15, 2023
Record turnout hears from Ono, others at Congressional Breakfast
The 72nd annual University of Michigan Congressional Breakfast took place March 15 in Washington, D.C., and saw the largest gathering in its seven-decade history.
March 9, 2022
U-M leaders, Rep. Meijer speak at annual Congressional Breakfast
The U-M Congressional Breakfast in Washington, D.C., returned to an in-person format March 9 after being conducted virtually last year for the first time in its seven-decade history.
April 26, 2021
Neil Canfield to direct U-M federal relations efforts in D.C.
Neil Canfield has joined U-M’s Office of Federal Relations, based in Washington, D.C., and will work with government partners and the university community to support and strengthen its research enterprise.
April 20, 2021
Schlissel shares updates at annual Congressional Breakfast
President Mark Schlissel told a virtual audience at the recent U-M Congressional Breakfast about U-M’s operations during a pandemic, noting the university has been able to uphold its public mission.
February 25, 2021
Ford School’s Shobita Parthasarathy testifies before House panel
Shobita Parthasarathy, professor of public policy at the Ford School, testified Feb. 25 before the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies.
January 20, 2021
Kristina Ko named director of U-M’s office in Washington, D.C.
Kristina Ko has been appointed executive director of federal relations for U-M’s Washington, D.C., office, which will represent the interests of the offices of Government Relations and Research.
March 15, 2019
Faculty members testify regarding worker safety, financial stability
Faculty members from the School of Public Health and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business testified this week in Washington, D.C., on topics related to worker safety, and financial oversight.
March 13, 2019
Schlissel, Kildee highlight college access at annual D.C. breakfast
Speaking at U-M’s annual Congressional Breakfast, President Mark Schlissel said the university is working hard to assure access for students, regardless of their economic circumstances.
August 29, 2017
U-M Washington Office moving to new location
After 27 years at its current location on the House side of the U.S. Capitol, the U-M Washington Office has moved to a new building on the Senate side.
August 3, 2017
Faculty members testify in D.C. about biofuels, plastic debris in water
Two U-M faculty members testified recently before congressional panels regarding topics related to biofuels and cleaning up plastic debris in the oceans and U.S. waterways.