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. U-M researchers work with Lake Erie coastal communities to find causes of harmful algal blooms
    Michigan Research Featured: Allison Steiner, PhD, College of Engineering; Nate Manning, PhD, Graham Sustainability Institute; Andrew Ault and Kerri Pratt, PhD, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.
  2. Report For Defense Department Ranks Top Threats From ‘Synthetic Biology’
    National Public Radio Featured: Michael Imperiale, PhD, microbiology and immunology, Medical School
  3. University of Michigan Road Scholars Learn About St. Ignace, Offer Observations
    St. Ignace News
  4. How recycling more steel and aluminum could slash imports without a trade war
    The Conversation Featured: Daniel Cooper, PhD, mechanical engineering, College of Engineering
  5. Fathers forgotten when it comes to services to help them be good parents, new study finds
    The Conversation Featured: Joyce Y. Lee, PhD student in social work and psychology; Shawna J. Lee, PhD, School of Social Work
  6. Academic institutions can do more to change culture to prevent sexual harassment
    Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Michigan News Featured: Lilia M Cortina, PhD, psychology and women's studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Timothy R.B. Johnson, MD, Michigan Medicine; Anna Kirkland, PhD, women's studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Institute for Research on Women and Gender
  7. Harnessing the power of virtual reality to improve medical training
    Business Engagement Center Featured: Michelle Aebersold, PhD, RN, CHSE, FAAN, School of Nursing; Prashant Mahajan, MD, MPH, MBA, Michigan Medicine
  8. Third Century Initiative changing culture for teaching, learning
    The University Record
  9. Bridging the divide: U-M faculty, staff forge community through art
    The University Record Featured: Anne Mondro, PhD, Stamps School of Art & Design, Charlie Michaels, MFA, Center for Socially Engaged Design
  10. Michigan governor appoints Professor H. Luke Shaefer to Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity
    Michigan.gov Featured: H. Luke Shaefer, PhD, Poverty Solutions, School of Social Work, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy
  11. U-M researchers building system to keep confidential data in trustworthy hands
    Michigan News Featured: Margaret Levenstein , PhD, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
  12. Connected cars can lie, posing a new threat to smart cities
    The Conversation Featured: Qi Alfred Chen Ph.D. Candidate in Computer Science and Engineering, Z. Morley Mao, PhD., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering