September 20, 2019

Public Engagement

  1. September 19, 2019

    Regents to host public forums this fall at UM-Flint, UM-Dearborn

    Members of the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint communities will have a chance to address university regents at two public forums the board will host this fall.

  2. September 16, 2019

    Nominations sought for president’s awards for public engagement

    U-M 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.

  3. September 12, 2019

    Faculty grants available to help prevent, alleviate poverty

    U-M’s Poverty Solutions initiative is announcing its fourth round of faculty grants with up to $180,000 available to support research on ways to prevent and alleviate poverty.

  4. June 6, 2019

    Congressional testimony on patent law

    Associate General Counsel Rick Brandon testified at a hearing before the U.S. Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee on June 5 in Washington, D.C.

  5. June 6, 2019

    Congressional testimony on patent law

    Associate General Counsel Rick Brandon (left) talks with Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina, chairman of the Senate Intellectual Property Subcommittee, at a patent hearing June 5 in Washington, D.C.  Brandon — representing the Association of American Universities — told the panel that making changes to the law that determines if a scientific discovery is patentable could help…
  6. May 16, 2019

    Campuswide series offers ways to strengthen public engagement

    More than 160 faculty and staff participated in the Conceptualizing Public Engagement series to help shape how U-M strengthens partnerships with audiences beyond campus.

  7. May 13, 2019

    New ideas, new views of Michigan after Road Scholars tour

    When the bus wheels stopped spinning, it didn’t take long for other wheels to start spinning in the minds of U-M faculty and staff members on the Michigan Road Scholars tour last week.

  8. May 9, 2019

    Michigan counties struggle to meet need for opioid treatment

    Michigan ranks among the top third of states for drug-related deaths, but a U-M analysis shows almost one-third of Michigan counties have no medication-based treatment services for opioid addiction.

  9. May 9, 2019

    U-M, Detroit gathering shares impact and ways forward

    More than 300 attendees from U-M’s three campuses and Detroit community partners gathered at um3detroit to strengthen connections between the university and the state’s largest city.

  10. May 7, 2019

    Water Center report details phosphorus sources in Detroit River watershed

    A U-M Water Center report provides the most detailed characterization to date of phosphorus sources — and their relative contributions — in the complex Detroit River watershed.