Public Engagement

  1. April 7, 2023

    UMS teams with Ypsilanti in arts partnership at Freighthouse

    The University Musical Society and city of Ypsilanti have announced a new, two-year partnership that will result in arts programming for Ypsilanti residents, families and schoolchildren.

  2. April 3, 2023

    Fifteen selected to be Public Engagement Faculty Fellows

    Fifteen faculty members from across U-M have been selected for a fellowship program that enhances and integrates public engagement in their research and scholarship for broad societal impact.

  3. March 28, 2023

    Wastewater dashboard expands monitoring in five communities

    A public dashboard that tracks pathogens detected in wastewater in Ann Arbor, Flint, Jackson, Tecumseh and Ypsilanti recently added monitoring for monkeypox, influenza-A, norovirus GII and respiratory syncytial virus.

  4. February 14, 2023

    Effort sprouts cost-savings, collaboration for social media

    U-M has selected Sprout Social to provide enterprise-level social media management, allowing hundreds of university-branded accounts to leverage the same powerful tool.

  5. November 21, 2022

    REMINDER: Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship applications due soon

    Applications for the 2023 cohort of the Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship are due by 11:59 p.m. Dec. 1. Selected fellows work in partnership with units across campus to foster faculty public engagement.

  6. November 6, 2022

    U-M works with Michigan communities to reduce childhood obesity

    Project Healthy Schools, a collaboration among U-M and communities across the state, is designed to reduce childhood obesity and improve the current and future health of Michigan’s youth.

  7. October 28, 2022

    Voters must wade through political information for accuracy

    In this Q&A, Arthur Lupia, the Gerald R. Ford Distinguished University Professor of Political Science, talks about how voters seek information before going to the polls.

  8. October 28, 2022

    Expert: Four ways Americans can keep their vote secure and accurate

    J. Alex Halderman, one of the nation’s foremost election security experts and a professor of computer science at U-M, recommends steps that voters can take as they head to the polls this November.

  9. October 4, 2022

    Group led by U-M helping small towns plan for a warming world

    The Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments, a group led by U-M, is partnering with 12 Midwestern communities to help them address infrastructure needs for changing climate realities.

  10. September 15, 2022

    Nominations sought for president’s public engagement awards

    Community members across all three campuses are encouraged to nominate faculty members who have demonstrated a commitment to public service for the president’s awards for public engagement.