October 19, 2019

Public Engagement

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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…
  9. 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.

  10. 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.