Public Engagement

  1. April 10, 2019

    Speaker series aids effort to engage public in scientific inquiry

    The Life Sciences Institute is launching the SciComm Speaker Series to highlight the importance of disseminating scientific findings beyond the walls of the academy.

  2. April 3, 2019

    U-M will make bid to host 2020 presidential debate

    U-M is exploring the possibility of hosting a presidential debate during the 2020 campaign. The university is one of six institutions or communities to submit a letter of interest to the Commission on Presidential Debates.

  3. March 21, 2019

    U-M celebrates public engagement, explores how to encourage more

    An event celebrating public engagement at U-M showcased the momentum among faculty making an impact outside academia, and explored ways to support and encourage more to participate.

  4. March 15, 2019

    Faculty members testify regarding worker safety, financial stability

    Faculty members from the School of Public Health and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business testified this week in Washington, D.C., on topics related to worker safety, and financial oversight.

  5. January 31, 2019

    CHRT 2019 Policy Fellowships now underway

    The Center for Health and Research Transformation at U-M has begun its 2019 Policy Fellowships, which match researchers and policymakers in a four-month series of seminars and experiential learning.

  6. January 30, 2019

    Poverty Solutions report a testament to partners, progress in Detroit

    U-M has released the Poverty Solutions Impact Report, which highlights a number of collaborative projects and includes efforts that have led to concrete policy changes.

  7. January 25, 2019

    DIA Plaza finalists hope to bring joy, cohesion, parking to Detroit

    Several U-M faculty members are part of an effort proposing visions of how to connect Detroit’s leading cultural venues into one destination in Midtown Detroit.

  8. January 10, 2019

    University launches nine new projects to fight poverty

    Nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center kick off this month and are intended to prevent and alleviate poverty.

  9. November 29, 2018

    Julia Putnam, Tim Wise to deliver MLK Symposium keynote

    Author and educator Tim Wise and Detroit school principal and writer Julia Putnam will deliver the 33rd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium memorial keynote lecture Jan. 21.

  10. November 28, 2018

    NCID provides funding, opportunities for DEI public scholarship

    The National Center for Institutional Diversity has created several sources of funding to help faculty and staff collaborate to advance equity, inclusion and social justice.