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  1. Inaugural Policy Pitch Competition Hones Public Communication Skills

    Featured: Elizabeth Gerber, PhD; Megan Nestor, MPP student; Emily Fletcher, MBA/MPP student; Ford School of Public Policy

    By Terry Kosdrosky Public Engagement & Impact   It’s one thing to work on policy research, collect data, write position papers, and assess programs. But it’s quite another thing to…

Government Committee Members

  1. Ryan Advises Michigan Governor on Juvenile Justice
    Public Engagement & Impact Featured: Joseph Ryan, PhD, School of Social Work, Child and Adolescent Data Lab
  2. Anderson is chair of U.S. Census Bureau Census Scientific Advisory Committee
    Washington Update, Public Engagement & Impact Featured: Barbara A. Anderson, PhD, sociology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  3. West Advises Bureau of Labor Statistics on Survey Methodology
    Washington Update, Public Engagement & Impact Featured: Brady West, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
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Awards & Recognition

  • James S. Jackson
    President’s Award for National and State Leadership LSA; School of Public Health Psychology; Health Behavior and Health Education
  • Ella Atkins
    President’s Award for National and State Leadership College of Engineering; Aerospace Engineering
  • Meghan Duffy
    President’s Award for Public Impact LSA; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Arthur Lupia
    President’s Award for Public Impact LSA; Political Science

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  • Wolverine Caucus

    We encourage U-M alumni and friends near the State Capitol to join us for the Wolverine Caucus, now in its 25th year. Enjoy fellowship, forums, and a special address from professor Michael Traugott.

  • Social Transformation Through Public Engagement—Oct. 8

    Leaders who are actively engaged with the public will discuss how they are working to address today’s critical social justice issues. They’ll share perspectives on how students, staff, and faculty can most effectively build partnerships outside the university to drive social change. Following the panel will be a series of working discussions on DEI-focused engagement issues. Sponsored by the National Center for Institutional Diversity; the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; the Office of Academic Innovation; and the Alumni Association. The event will be held Oct. 8 from 2-5 p.m. at Palmer Commons.
    The event is free but please RSVP by Sept. 24

  • Teach Out: Listening to Puerto Rico

    Faculty and staff from U-M and Notre Dame have come together to present “Listening to Puerto Rico,” a free online global learning teach-out offered jointly by the two institutions.

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