Public Engagement

  1. May 18, 2022

    Road Scholars Tour resumes with faculty visiting communities

    The annual Michigan Road Scholars Tour resumed this year after a two-year pause during the COVID-19 pandemic. From May 2-6, Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Flint faculty members visited 10 cities.

  2. April 15, 2022

    Ford School’s Barr to be nominated as Fed’s top banking regulator

    Michael Barr, dean of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, is President Joe Biden’s intended nominee for vice chair for supervision of the Federal Reserve, the White House has announced.

  3. March 23, 2022

    School of Dentistry planning free clinic for kids on April 9

    Dental and dental hygiene students and faculty from the School of Dentistry will provide free oral health care services to children ages 4-14 during the “Give Kids a Smile” clinic April 9.

  4. March 21, 2022

    Fourteen chosen for Public Engagement Faculty Fellowships

    Fourteen U-M faculty members have been named 2022 Public Engagement Faculty Fellows to help them build skills and a better understanding of how public engagement fits into their scholarly identities.

  5. March 9, 2022

    U-M leaders, Rep. Meijer speak at annual Congressional Breakfast

    The U-M Congressional Breakfast in Washington, D.C., returned to an in-person format March 9 after being conducted virtually last year for the first time in its seven-decade history.

  6. December 13, 2021

    How Build Back Better affects educational access, affordability

    In this Q&A, U-M faculty members Christina Weiland and Awilda Rodriguez address questions regarding the federal Build Back Better legislation as it relates to both preschool and higher education.

  7. December 1, 2021

    Lawmakers seek out U-M faculty for expertise on various topics

    In the last year, 13 U-M faculty members and researchers testified at 14 congressional hearings spanning an array of policy issues, from energy and climate innovation to pandemic relief programs.

  8. October 28, 2021

    Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship applications open through November

    The Center for Academic Innovation is seeking faculty to participate in the 2022 Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship Program. Applications are due Dec. 1.

  9. October 12, 2021

    Federal funding extends Great Lakes research, engagement

    Researchers at U-M and Michigan State University have been awarded $5.4 million from the federal government to continue studying climate change and variability risks in the larger Great Lakes region.

  10. 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.