Faculty members from the School of Public Health and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business offered testimony this week before congressional panels that were holding hearings on topics related to workers who are exposed to dangerous chemicals, and oversight for some nonbank financial institutions.
Six university-affiliated researchers and six Lansing-based policymakers will participate in a series of seminars and experiential learning opportunities focused on health policy and practice in Michigan and nationally.
A growing partnership on economic mobility with the city of Detroit, a new collaboration with Harvard University, community voices, policy impact and student engagement are highlighted in the University of Michigan’s Poverty Solutions Impact Report.
When Craig Wilkins looked out into the audience during his team’s presentation at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Wednesday, he was happy to see many of his University of Michigan students in the crowd.
On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted — a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle this year.
Author and educator Tim Wise and Detroit school principal and writer Julia Putnam will deliver the 33rd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium memorial keynote lecture.
The National Center for Institutional Diversity has created several sources of funding for faculty and staff to collaborate within and across disciplinary fields to produce and disseminate their scholarship on important societal issues.
Democrats, Republicans and independents are all less likely to support candidates who would undermine the independence of law enforcement investigations, according to a new study from Bright Line Watch.
Growing up in Lapeer County, Ruthie Freeman says, many people in her hometown never had the opportunity to attend college.
For those who did make it, few headed to schools like the University of Michigan.
Two years ago, as he walked his girlfriend home from a bus stop, Ke’Shon Newman’s brother was shot nine times and killed in crossfire.
The Chicago high school student said the tragedy traumatized his family, leaving the fear that his mother might lose another son due to the conditions of their neighborhood.
Students cast their ballots at cardboard booths erected in the Michigan League.
The University of Michigan just unveiled a rich new resource that documents the history of Southeast Michigan’s Jewish community over the last century.
U-M Public Engagement & Impact has launched the Michigan Minds podcast and video series, giving the university’s faculty members a forum to easily share their work and expertise with a wide audience.
A recent NBC News headline reads “Americans are divided over everything except division.”
The article and many others of late make similar claims: Those in the United States who disagree strongly on many issues at least can agree that this is an extremely divided nation.
Members of the university and wider community gathered Monday to address ways U-M and other institutions can more effectively build partnerships outside the academy to drive positive social change.
More than 5,000 University of Michigan students engage in community-based projects each year, according to reporting alone, and most likely that number is higher when other informal, undocumented experiences are factored in.
University of Michigan leaders are encouraging campus community members to nominate faculty members who have demonstrated a commitment to public service for the president’s awards for public engagement and impact.
The International Institute at the University of Michigan has awarded the 2018-19 Enterprise Fund to three proposals generated by U-M faculty across various disciplines.
The projects will share more than $71,000 from the Enterprise Fund.
After a four-year hiatus from play, fans can expect fierce competition when the University of Michigan and Notre Dame football teams hit the gridiron Sept.
The National Science Foundation has selected University of Michigan researcher Arthur Lupia to serve as the head of its Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences.