November 15, 2019

Public Engagement

  1. November 4, 2019

    UM-Dearborn’s IDEA Lab teaches students problem-solving skills

    IDEA Lab, a new UM-Dearborn initiative, trains students in data gathering, encourages them to work together and shows ways to tackle complex problems, all with an eye toward solving a community challenge.

  2. November 4, 2019

    U-M team receives $2.19M to aid community resilience in Gulf region

    A team from the School for Environment and Sustainability will receive more than $2 million to help cities along the Gulf of Mexico prepare for stronger and more frequent storms.

  3. October 11, 2019

    U-M to host presidential debate next October

    The university has been selected to host a presidential debate on Oct. 15, 2020. It will take place at Crisler Center, and is one of three presidential debates scheduled to take place before next year’s general election.

  4. October 2, 2019

    How researchers can help win the long game on public health

    A partnership among residents of Detroit’s Delray neighborhood, community leaders, and U-M researchers and students could be a template for advancing campaigns for environmental justice.

  5. September 23, 2019

    U-M offers online certification, teach-out about concussions

    U-M will offer a professional certification on concussion training for those who work with high school athletes, and a general awareness teach-out for anyone interested in learning more about concussions.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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…