July 13, 2020

Public Engagement

  1. January 27, 2020

    2020 Presidential Debate Steering Committee

    The steering committee is charged with providing overall guidance for the presidential debate and related programs.

  2. January 27, 2020

    2020 Presidential Debate Core Team

    The core team is charged with planning and coordinating the many aspects of the Oct. 15, 2020, presidential debate, under the supervision of the Debate Steering Committee.

  3. January 21, 2020

    Brightmoor Maker Space builds businesses, confidence, community

    Merging goals, dreams, ideas and inspiration with parts, pieces, productivity and creativity is what the Brightmoor Maker Space in northwest Detroit is all about.

  4. December 13, 2019

    Faculty group to set academic agenda for 2020 presidential debate

    As U-M prepares to host a presidential debate next October, a new faculty advisory committee will begin to explore related academic and civic experiences to take place in the preceding months.

  5. December 2, 2019

    Carbon panel exploring methane leakage, indirect emissions

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality is pushing ahead with efforts on methane leakage, indirect carbon emissions and other initiatives in its ongoing effort to guide U-M toward carbon neutrality.

  6. November 25, 2019

    Poverty Solutions director named special counselor for MDHHS

    H. Luke Shaefer, director of Poverty Solutions at U-M and professor of social work and public policy, has been named special counselor to the director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

  7. November 21, 2019

    U-M to host ‘champions of democracy’ at debate symposium

    In conjunction with next fall’s presidential debate, U-M will welcome representatives from across the globe for a symposium on political candidate debates and other key democratic principles and practices.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.