Public Engagement

  1. June 11, 2024

    U-M awards inaugural President’s Medal of Excellence

    President Santa J. Ono presented Carol Hutchins, Earl Lewis, Stephen M. Ross and Debbie Stabenow with the inaugural President’s Medal of Excellence for contributions to the mission and values of the university.

  2. May 30, 2024

    University, Detroit Regional Chamber announce plans for innovation corridor

    U-M and the Detroit Regional Chamber have unveiled plans for Innovate Michigan, a strategic initiative to foster innovation, technological advancement and economic growth in a corridor from Ann Arbor to Detroit.

  3. May 18, 2024

    U-M report explores growing housing crisis in Michigan

    The burgeoning housing crisis affecting Michigan and much of the nation is addressed in a new report by U-M in partnership with the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.

  4. May 9, 2024

    U-M initiative pairs students with older adults to improve hand function

    Through the Hands and Health at Home program, School of Kinesiology students visit older adults in the Ann Arbor area twice a week to perform exercises to improve hand function.

  5. May 1, 2024

    U-M data dashboard sheds light on U.S. criminal justice system

    A new data dashboard developed at the Institute for Social Research will give an unprecedented look into the effects and outcomes of the U.S. criminal justice system.

  6. April 10, 2024

    Dworkin, Sandvig receive 2023 public engagement awards

    The recipients of U-M’s 2023 presidential awards for public engagement — Aaron Dworkin and Christian Sandvig — have made far-reaching impacts through their work in music and computer algorithm auditing.

  7. March 14, 2024

    U-M’s annual Congressional Breakfast sees record turnout

    More than 330 people came together March 13 to celebrate the achievements of the U-M community during the 73rd annual U-M Congressional Breakfast in Washington, D.C.

  8. March 8, 2024

    Fourteen faculty members selected as public engagement fellows

    Fourteen faculty members will participate in a fellowship program that provides resources and support for scholars and researchers incorporating public engagement into their work.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.