January 28, 2020

Public Engagement

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.
  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. October 8, 2018

    Event explores ways to advance public engagement and DEI

    Members of the university and wider community gathered Monday to address ways U-M and other institutions can more effectively build partnerships outside the academy to drive positive social change.

  7. September 26, 2018

    Online course helps students, others engage with communities

    Eight units across the university and a group of 15 students have teamed up to create a new massive open online course that aims to help students thoughtfully prepare for community engagement.

  8. September 17, 2018

    Nominations sought for president’s awards for public engagement

    University of Michigan leaders are encouraging campus community members to nominate faculty members who have demonstrated a commitment to public service for the president’s awards for public engagement and impact. Launched in 2017, the President’s Award for National and State Leadership and the President’s Award for Public Impact aim to celebrate faculty public engagement at…
  9. August 30, 2018

    International Institute’s Enterprise Fund promotes academic innovations

    The International Institute at U-M has awarded the 2018-19 Enterprise Fund to three proposals generated by U-M faculty across various disciplines.

  10. August 27, 2018

    U-M, Notre Dame team up to tell stories of Puerto Rico, encourage action

    U-M and Notre Dame are working together on “Listening to Puerto Rico,” a free, online global learning teach-out designed to remind the world of those battling to overcome the devastation of Hurricane Maria.