Public Engagement

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. June 16, 2022

    U-M helps launch review of government financial data standards

    A pilot project involving U-M and others is exploring whether a new fiscal reporting mechanism for governmental entities can help create transparency — and prevent future financial crises.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.