September 17, 2019

Public Engagement

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. November 19, 2018

    Wolverine Express forges college path for Michigan communities

    Several times throughout each school year, the Wolverine Express takes faculty, staff, students and alumni to under-resourced high schools across the state to promote higher education.

  5. November 19, 2018

    Survey shows bipartisan support for independent investigations

    Democrats, Republicans and independents are all less likely to support candidates who would undermine the independence of law enforcement investigations, according to a new study.

  6. November 15, 2018

    Youths speak out against gun violence at Wallenberg ceremony

    Two youth groups working to curb gun violence — B.R.A.V.E. and March For Our Lives — shared their stories of activism after receiving U-M’s 2018 Raoul Wallenberg Medal.

  7. November 6, 2018

    Scenes from Election Day

    Students cast their ballots at cardboard booths erected in the Michigan League. Complimentary cookies were on hand for voters. A person walks past campaign signs placed outside the Michigan League, where people voted throughout the day.
  8. November 6, 2018

    New Bentley digital archive highlights Detroit’s Jewish history

    The Bentley Historical Library has launched a new platform for the Detroit Jewish News Digital Archive, a free, searchable database of the Detroit Jewish Chronicle and the Detroit Jewish News.

  9. November 1, 2018

    Podcast, video series shares faculty expertise with broad audience

    Public Engagement & Impact has launched Michigan Minds, a podcast and video series that gives faculty members a forum to easily share their work and expertise with a wide audience.

  10. October 29, 2018

    Teach-out to encourage common ground in turbulent times

    An online teach-out called Finding Common Ground, conducted by political science professor Arthur Lupia, begins Nov. 5 and is designed to help people find ways to listen and respect differing viewpoints.