Public Engagement

  1. February 13, 2024

    Three faculty members, 27 students awarded Fulbrights

    Three U-M faculty members and 27 students were awarded Fulbright grants for the 2023-24 academic year, putting the university among the top-producing institutions in the United States.

  2. January 26, 2024

    Michigan Minds: Presidential election season won’t be normal

    In a new Michigan Minds podcast, U-M political scientist Vincent Hutchings describes how the 2024 presidential election season will be unlike those in previous years.

  3. January 9, 2024

    Annual report highlights ‘remarkable and transformational year’

    An expansion of the health care system and new initiatives to promote the arts and enhance school safety are among the many notable achievements featured in U-M’s annual report.

  4. December 13, 2023

    Study reveals dam removal’s effect on northern Michigan river

    The U-M Biological Station collaborated with Bowling Green State University to monitor the aquatic ecology of the Maple River before, during and after removal of the Lake Kathleen Dam.

  5. November 30, 2023

    Report helps guide public engagement at research universities

    A recently published report led by U‑M’s Elyse Aurbach outlines how research universities can better support engaged and equity-oriented scholars and scholarship on their campuses.

  6. November 14, 2023

    Faculty invited to apply for 2024 Michigan Road Scholars Tour

    Instructional, research and clinical faculty have until Dec. 1 to apply to be part of the 2024 Michigan Road Scholars Tour, a statewide bus tour next May 6-10.

  7. November 9, 2023

    U-M project’s map highlights counties hit by opioid epidemic

    A new map and analysis created by U-M’s Poverty Solutions and Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network show demographic information with a connection to opioid use disorder.

  8. November 6, 2023

    Concussion Center helps high school athletes play it safe

    With research showing that 1 in 4 adolescents self-reported at least one concussion in 2020, the U-M Concussion Center helps Michigan school districts train coaches and volunteers to protect athletes.

  9. October 30, 2023

    Nominations sought for president’s public engagement awards

    Nominations are being sought for faculty members who have demonstrated a commitment to public impact for the president’s awards for public engagement.

  10. October 4, 2023

    Applications sought for Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship

    Applications are being accepted for the Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship, which works in partnership with units across campus to foster public engagement by U-M faculty.