June 6, 2019
June 6, 2019
May 16, 2019
More than 160 faculty and staff participated in the yearlong Conceptualizing Public Engagement series, and their involvement will help shape how the University of Michigan strengthens its partnerships with audiences beyond campus.
May 13, 2019
When the bus wheels stopped spinning, it didn’t take long for other wheels to start spinning in the minds of 28 U-M faculty and staff members who experienced the Michigan Road Scholars tour from May 6-10.
May 9, 2019
The only way to break the cycle of poverty is to get people into jobs, but that’s harder than it sounds, said Mike Duggan, Detroit’s mayor and a University of Michigan alumnus.
May 9, 2019
More people now die of drug overdoses than car crashes in the state of Michigan, ranking the state among the top third in the country for drug-related deaths.
While medication-based treatments for substance-abuse disorders are effective, there are substantial barriers to accessing care across the state.
May 7, 2019
Although the Detroit River delivers one-quarter of the phosphorus that flows into Lake Erie, there’s never been a detailed accounting of the nutrient’s urban and agricultural sources across the entire binational watershed.
May 6, 2019
Kamran Diba, associate professor of anesthesiology, came to U-M in mid-2017 and feels a need to get a better sense of his new home state. So he’s joining 28 other U-M faculty and staff members for the 20th Michigan Road Scholars tour running through Friday.
April 30, 2019
There’s no shortage of good ideas at U-M when it comes to using technology in teaching and research. But it’s not always easy for these ideas to spread across schools, colleges and units on a large campus.
April 18, 2019
The knowledge and research scholars produce is often valuable in helping shape policy and combating social inequities. But navigating the public sphere in today’s political climate can be challenging.
April 10, 2019
When President Mark Schlissel announced an increased focus on expanding the university community’s engagement with the public, he outlined two primary goals.
April 10, 2019
With a $50 million contract from the U.S. Army, the University of Michigan’s Automotive Research Center will shift its focus to autonomous technologies for military ground vehicles.
The funding extends the center’s 25-year partnership with the Army through 2024.
April 3, 2019
The University of Michigan is exploring the possibility of hosting a presidential debate during the 2020 campaign.
March 21, 2019
An event celebrating public engagement at the University of Michigan showcased the momentum among faculty making an impact outside academia, and explored ways to support and encourage more to participate.
March 15, 2019
Faculty members from the School of Public Health and the Stephen M. Ross School of Business offered testimony this week before congressional panels that were holding hearings on topics related to workers who are exposed to dangerous chemicals, and oversight for some nonbank financial institutions.
January 31, 2019
Six university-affiliated researchers and six Lansing-based policymakers will participate in a series of seminars and experiential learning opportunities focused on health policy and practice in Michigan and nationally.
January 30, 2019
A growing partnership on economic mobility with the city of Detroit, a new collaboration with Harvard University, community voices, policy impact and student engagement are highlighted in the University of Michigan’s Poverty Solutions Impact Report.
January 25, 2019
When Craig Wilkins looked out into the audience during his team’s presentation at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Wednesday, he was happy to see many of his University of Michigan students in the crowd.
January 10, 2019
On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted — a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle this year.
November 29, 2018
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.