Faculty News

Your peers reach out to share their expertise with the world in a variety of ways. These activities run the gamut from giving lectures in the community or live-tweeting an event to writing an op-ed piece for the media or providing expert testimony to a governmental committee.


  1. Science of Separation
    Michigan Research Featured: Katherine Rosenblum, PhD; Julie Lumeng, MD; Alison L. Miller, PhD; Center for Human Growth and Development; Michigan Medicine, School of Public Health
  2. Getting the lead out: Data science and Flint pipes
    Michigan News Featured: Eric Schwartz, PhD, Ross School of Business;
  3. Apple’s $1 trillion value doesn’t mean it’s the ‘biggest’ company
    The Conversation Featured: Jerry Davis, PhD, Ross School of Business
  4. Applying data science in the public interest
    School of Information Featured: Libby Hemphill, PhD, Clifford Lampe, PhD, Christopher Brooks, PhD, School of Information; Lynette Hoelter, PhD, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
  5. Deciphering the Sun
    The Michigan Engineer Featured: The Parker Solar Probe, scheduled to launch Aug. 11, will travel closer to the sun than any man-made object before it. Once there, it will gather data on activity in the sun's corona - measuring magnetic and electric fields, cataloging electrons, protons and heavy ions, and studying the solar wind. That information will be used to provide Earth with earlier warnings about solar weather. U-M's Justin Kasper, a climate space science professor, serves as a principal investigator for the mission.
  6. ‘Carbon negative, dollar positive:’ A new initiative aspires to turn a greenhouse gas into profitable products.|
    The Michigan Engineer Featured: Volker Sick, PhD, U-M Global CO2 Initiative, U-M Energy Institute, College of Engineering
  7. Scientists launch pilot project to warn of potentially dangerous ‘meteotsunami’ waves in Great Lakes
    Michigan News Featured: Bradley J. Cardinale, PhD, School for Environment and Sustainability, Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research; Edward Verhamme, MS, LimnoTech; Philip Chu, PhD, NOAA
  8. What colleges must do to promote mental health for graduate students
    The Conversation Featured: Meghan Duffy, PhD, Ecology And Evolutionary Biology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Carly Thanhouser, MPH, Academic Innovation; Daniel Eisenberg, PhD, School of Public Health
  9. Older Adults’ Experiences with Opioid Prescriptions: Poll finds support for prescribing limits, and need for better counseling and disposal options
    Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation Featured: Preeti Malani, MD, MSJ, MS; Jennifer Waljee, MD, MPH, MS; Calista Harbaugh, MD; Sarah Clark, MPH; Erica Solway, PhD, MPH, MSW; Dianne Singer, MPH; Matthias Kirch, MS; National Poll on Healthy Aging, Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation
  10. Arrested development: Can we improve cardiac arrest survival in hospitals?
    The Conversation Featured: Brahmajee K. Nallamothu, MD, Michigan Medicine, Michigan Integrated Center for Health Analytics & Medical Prediction
  11. Michigan Makes A New Bid To Dominate The Autonomous Age
    Forbes Featured: Eric Petersen, MTRAC Innovation Hub for Advanced Transportation
  12. The thrill of curing hepatitis C and the pain of watching the disease surge with opioid abuse
    The Conversation Featured: Anna Suk-Fong Lok, MD, Michigan Medicine