February 14, 2023
Effort sprouts cost-savings, collaboration for social media
U-M has selected Sprout Social to provide enterprise-level social media management, allowing hundreds of university-branded accounts to leverage the same powerful tool.
November 21, 2022
REMINDER: Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship applications due soon
Applications for the 2023 cohort of the Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship are due by 11:59 p.m. Dec. 1. Selected fellows work in partnership with units across campus to foster faculty public engagement.
November 6, 2022
U-M works with Michigan communities to reduce childhood obesity
Project Healthy Schools, a collaboration among U-M and communities across the state, is designed to reduce childhood obesity and improve the current and future health of Michigan’s youth.
October 28, 2022
Voters must wade through political information for accuracy
In this Q&A, Arthur Lupia, the Gerald R. Ford Distinguished University Professor of Political Science, talks about how voters seek information before going to the polls.
October 28, 2022
Expert: Four ways Americans can keep their vote secure and accurate
J. Alex Halderman, one of the nation’s foremost election security experts and a professor of computer science at U-M, recommends steps that voters can take as they head to the polls this November.
October 4, 2022
Group led by U-M helping small towns plan for a warming world
The Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments, a group led by U-M, is partnering with 12 Midwestern communities to help them address infrastructure needs for changing climate realities.
September 15, 2022
Nominations sought for president’s public engagement awards
Community members across all three campuses are encouraged to nominate faculty members who have demonstrated a commitment to public service for the president’s awards for public engagement.
June 16, 2022
U-M helps launch review of government financial data standards
A pilot project involving U-M and others is exploring whether a new fiscal reporting mechanism for governmental entities can help create transparency — and prevent future financial crises.
May 18, 2022
Road Scholars Tour resumes with faculty visiting communities
The annual Michigan Road Scholars Tour resumed this year after a two-year pause during the COVID-19 pandemic. From May 2-6, Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint faculty members visited 10 cities.
April 15, 2022
Ford School’s Barr to be nominated as Fed’s top banking regulator
Michael Barr, dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, is President Joe Biden’s intended nominee for vice chair for supervision of the Federal Reserve, the White House has announced.