July 31, 2021

Public Engagement

  1. July 28, 2021

    MIDAS joins Microsoft, city of Detroit to enhance digital inclusion

    The Michigan Institute for Data Science will partner with Microsoft and the city of Detroit to expand digital equality by improving broadband internet access and affordability in underserved areas across the Motor City.

  2. May 13, 2021

    Ginsberg Center, EMU helping older adults learn tech skills

    U-M’s Ginsberg Center is collaborating with Eastern Michigan University to launch a program aimed at bridging the intergenerational digital divide in Washtenaw County.

  3. May 9, 2021

    More than a single story: UM-Dearborn speaks

    Part oral history and part social media, a new digital storytelling project gives UM-Dearborn students the opportunity to share their unique experiences directly with the outside world. 

  4. April 29, 2021

    U-M task force aims to help corporations act responsibly

    Corporations like to make statements about their responsibility to society, but follow-through is sometimes lacking. The Erb Institute has launched an effort to bridge that gap.

  5. 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.

  6. March 29, 2021

    Rackham program marks 10 years of advancing public scholarship

    During the 2020-21 academic year, the Rackham Program in Public Scholarship is celebrating 10 years under the auspices of Rackham Graduate School.

  7. March 11, 2021

    17 faculty members chosen for Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship

    Seventeen U-M faculty members have been named 2021 Public Engagement Faculty Fellows, and will spend the summer reflecting, building skills and planning projects with public engagement experts across campus.

  8. March 8, 2021

    Mutual benefit guides U-M’s work with Detroit partners

    U-M’s decades-long commitment to engagement in its founding city of Detroit has grown stronger in recent years, leading to the desire for a more cohesive approach to university engagement.

  9. March 8, 2021

    Detroit partnerships, initiatives on the rise during pandemic

    U-M ramped up its collaborations on a multitude of projects in the city of Detroit during the pandemic, including outreach to residents on issues ranging from unemployment to the COVID-19 vaccine.

  10. 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.